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The nominated leader and top deputy of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division come from Jones Day, as do Solicitor General Noel Francisco and White House Counsel Don McGahn. Kirkland & Ellis alums include Justice Department criminal-division nominee Brian Benczkowski, DOJ environment ...
This is a question at the core of an emerging controversy over a seemingly trivial question the Department of Justice has urged the Census Bureau to .... that the DOJ sent its citizenship reinstatement request via the Justice Management Division, rather than the Civil Rights Division, which typically deals with ...

"Far too often, women are targeted and harassed in the workplace because of their sex," said Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Civil Rights Division. "Employees have the right to work in an environment that is free from sex discrimination and retaliation." The conduct continued over time ...
The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice informed the Jefferson County Attorney's office last week that it had initiated an investigation into potential race-based discrimination by Louisville Metro Council. The investigation will determine if the council's vote last year to block an affordable ...
The Justice Department is requesting increased spending to fight violent crime and address illegal immigration while squeezing the resources of its Civil Rights Division, which works to protect Americans from discrimination. "The Department of Justice has the noble task of keeping the American people ...

"This budget would basically take [the Community Relations Service] and transfer it to the Civil Rights Division, and we would have a separate entity within the Civil Rights Division handle the work of [the Community Relations Service] today," Justice Department official Lee Loftus told reporters on Monday.
An acting assistant attorney general oversees the Civil Division, Civil Rights Division, and Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) currently. The Tax Division is being helmed by the principal deputy assistant attorney general -- a consequence of there not yet even being a nominee for the ...
The Trump administration is pursuing far fewer civil rights cases than its predecessors, a VICE News review of Justice Department records shows. Total activity in the agency's civil rights division is at a 17-year low, falling well below levels seen in the last two administrations. One DOJ section charged with ...
According to Vice News, DOJ not only has the civil rights division hit a 17-year low in activity, but one department tasked with handling police ... Good money bets are on the Department of Justice finding that there are good people on both sides and that the tiki torch wielding white supremacists are really ...
During the final Obama years, the head of the office was Jocelyn Samuels, a seasoned civil rights attorney who had come from the Civil rights Division at the Department of Justice. She was running the show when three complaints arrived from a group of California churches and other Christian institutions, ...
Clarke said the justice system should advance civil rights, but said the current presidential administration under Donald Trump "has done tremendous damage" to the Department of Justice's Civil rights Division instead. She said she was particularly concerned by actions Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ...
When the Department of Justice said a tech issue meant that some text messages between two FBI employees who were lovers were missing, some ... two key players in that investigation is engrossing, especially when they offer sharp criticisms of Trump, as well as Democratic politicians and DOJ officials.
"The U.S. Department of Justice rightly recognizes that there are serious problems at UC Berkeley, and this is a reminder from the DOJ to U.C. Berkeley that ... Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore, civil rights Division Senior Counsel Tara Helfman, and United States Department of education Acting ...
New emails have surfaced that show that the Trump Administration's probe of affirmative action policies in higher education is getting direction and support at the top levels of the civil rights division at the U.S. Department of Justice. A July 17, 2017 email from John Gore, the acting assistant attorney general ...
The outside legal groups filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Department of Justice last summer after news organizations reported that the federal agency was ramping up efforts to investigate an unnamed university's race-based admissions policies and were seeking lawyers to join a special ...
Gore is the acting United States Assistant Attorney General for the civil rights Division of the Department of Justice. The lawyers' committee obtained the emails through a Freedom of Information Act request. In one of those emails, Gore wrote that "We are moving forward with detailing some attorneys to ...

Vanita Gupta, the former head of the U.S. Department of Justice's civil rights division, called for another hearing for Farr. ... from Senator Cory Booker, as well as interviews with Helms associate Carter Wrenn and former Department of Justice attorney Gerald Hebert, indicate a different sequence of events.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral argument in a crucial voting rights case this Wednesday about Ohio's decision to purge thousands of voters from its rolls, documents just released by the Department of Justice in response to a Right Wing Watch FOIA request provide a partial answer to an ...
Gupta, who headed the DOJ's civil rights Division under President Barack Obama, said in a letter to Ross that census estimates have been "suitable" for enforcing civil and voting rights and continue to be. She said DOJ's justification for a citizenship question being added to the census should be viewed ...
"The Justice Department will not tolerate hate crimes against any individual based on sexual orientation," Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore, who oversees the DOJ's civil rights Division, said in a statement. "Hate crimes are violent crimes but also attack the fundamental principles of the United ...
The Horry County school District is spending more than $600,000 this school year to comply with a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice. ... Kenneth Generette, the school district's attorney, as well as representatives from the Educational Opportunities section of the civil rights Division of the DOJ.
WASHINGTON -- Three civil rights organizations today filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the U.S. Department of Justice for records ... and the American Civil Liberties Union and American civil liberties Union Foundation filed FOIA requests with the civil rights Division and the Office of ...
Instead, since 1992, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has been releasing technical assistance documents in order to explain disability-related civil rights obligations in plain language. The goal is ... I spoke over the phone to Eve Hill, former deputy assistant attorney general for the DOJ's Civil rights Division.
The civil rights Division, the Civil Division, the Environment and natural resources Division and the tax Division are now being run by career lawyers or ... "I'm not aware of any precedent for so many key positions in DOJ and its affiliated agencies remaining vacant for so long at the beginning of an ...
Amid last week's controversy over the Trump Administration's misleading report on terrorism and immigration, some Department of Justice (DOJ) ... recall that ever happening [under Obama]," said Vanita Gupta, who served as assistant attorney general for the civil rights Division of the DOJ under President ...
... pay more than $3,600 to end a U.S. Department of Justice investigation stemming from allegations it discriminated against a job applicant because he was ... on a protected citizenship or immigration status," John Gore, acting assistant attorney general of the DOJ's civil rights division, said in a statement.
As the Department of Justice probe into Harvard's admissions practices stretches into at least its fifth month, experts disagree over the driving force behind the investigation. ... "They have recruited people directly for the front office, which is the political portion of the civil rights Division," Yeomans said.
The U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) civil rights Division is charged with protecting Americans from discrimination based on race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status, and national origin. Now, President Trump is trying to undercut the division's mission, by proposing to eliminate 121 of its staff ...
But some is the fault of the Senate -- which is certainly the case when it comes to U.S. Department of Justice nominations. ... of crucial components: the Criminal Division, the National Security Division, the Civil Division, the civil rights Division, and the Environmental and National Resources Division.
Key dates in the U.S. Department of Justice investigation of the Seattle police Department and the resulting court-ordered reforms. ... March 31, 2011: After a preliminary review, the DOJ's civil rights Division opens a formal investigation into the police Department following a string of high-profile ...
A recent request by the Department of Justice to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census could threaten participation, and as a consequence, affect ... the president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights who ran DOJ's civil rights Division under Obama, referring to the ...
Vanita Gupta, who ran the civil rights division in the Department of Justice during the Obama administration and is now president and CEO of ...
An Ashland elementary school teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave with pay following a social media post surrounding the ...
... of the alleged incidents taking place after the Department of Justice came in. ... It led to a scathing report by the DOJ, and an overhaul for Baltimore PD. ... Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the civil rights Division.
The Department of Justice is investigating Harvard University's ... that an Obama-era leader of the DOJ's civil rights Division, Vanita Gupta, ...
The FBI and Federal Prosecutors are examining whether St. Louis Police officers violated the civil rights of protesters who demonstrated after the ...
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether the St. Louis Police ... the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the U.S. attorney for ... If the DOJ finds violations, the St. Louis police department could be ...
FBI, DOJ Launch Investigation Into St. Louis Police's protest Practices ... civil rights Division would be the agency to handle an investigation ...
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether the St. Louis Police ... the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the U.S. attorney for ... If the DOJ finds violations, the St. Louis police department could be ...
Two letters from the Justice Department's civil rights Division ... The Department of Justice is committed to protecting all Americans from all ...
16 memo from Sessions to all DOJ component agencies released Friday ... Tom Wheeler of the civil rights Division wrote the Obama guidance ...
The U.S. Department of Justice sued the Helms campaign and the ... of the voting section in the Justice Department's civil rights Division in the ...
On February 27, the Department of Justice dropped the federal ... On June 28, the Justice Department's civil rights Division sent a letter to 44 ...
... or ADA, and the Department of Justice does not recognize them as proof that the dog is a service animal," said the civil rights division of the ...
Senate Dems urge DOJ to reinstate trans protections under Title VII ... "The civil rights Division, charged with enforcement of Title VII of the ...
That request was forwarded to the U.S. Department of Justice's civil rights Division. Jensen told the Associated Press in a phone interview ...
... a letter from the U.S. Department of Justice's civil rights Division that ... But we assure you that the Civil rights Division devoted many hours ...
October 29, 1947: The Presidential Committee on civil rights recommended the creation of a civil rights division in the Department of Justice, ...
There are still dozens of cases pending for the DOJ to potentially settle. ... to lead the civil rights Division at the US Department of Justice.


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