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Detroit Free Press
Islamic school, Pittsfield Twp.settle lawsuit over zoning denialbuild religious institutions free from unlawful and unfair barriers,” said Vani
Islamic school, Pittsfield Twp.settle lawsuit over zoning denial
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
build religious institutions free from unlawful and unfair barriers,” said Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. “This agreement will allow the Michigan Islamic Academy to build the facility it needs to serve its... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Islamic school, Pittsfield Township settle lawsuit over zoning denialand unfair barriers,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita G
Islamic school, Pittsfield Township settle lawsuit over zoning denial
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 19 hours ago
and unfair barriers,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. "This agreement will allow the Michigan Islamic Academy to build the facility it needs to serve its... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Department of Justice Reaches Settlement with Charter Bankrisk. The lawsuit originated from a 2014 referral by the Federal Deposit Insur
Department of Justice Reaches Settlement with Charter Bank
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
risk. The lawsuit originated from a 2014 referral by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to the department’s Civil Rights Division. Charter is regulated by the FDIC. Under the settlement, Charter will pay $165,820 to Hispanic victims... Read more
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MLive.com
Justice Department lawsuit over Islamic school in Washtenaw County settledfor an Islamic school. That constituted discrimination, CAIR contended. It for
Justice Department lawsuit over Islamic school in Washtenaw County settled
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
for an Islamic school. That constituted discrimination, CAIR contended. It forwarded the case to the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, which filed the lawsuit. The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Person Act enacted in 2000 by... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Weirich, attorneys and judge discuss Darrius Stewart caseSchool for Journalists" event Wednesday. .Federal prosecutors, FBI agents and
Weirich, attorneys and judge discuss Darrius Stewart case
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
School for Journalists" event Wednesday. .Federal prosecutors, FBI agents and attorneys from the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division in Washington launched a review last year and on Tuesday announced there was insufficient evidence to... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Justice Department files discrimination lawsuit against Houston bar owners, operatorsthe color of their skin,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vani
Justice Department files discrimination lawsuit against Houston bar owners, operators
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
the color of their skin,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. “The Justice Department will continue to vigorously protect the rights of all people to go about their... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Grandmother speaks out against transgender person in locker rooms at PCHSto, but we cannot mandate that they use any particular area to accomplish that
Grandmother speaks out against transgender person in locker rooms at PCHS
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
to, but we cannot mandate that they use any particular area to accomplish that goal.” The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division enforces Title IX, which protects people from discrimination based on sex in educational programs and... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
President Obama in final speech to CBC dinner says ‘Hope is on the ballot!’use of solitary confinement for juveniles, banning the box for federal employer
President Obama in final speech to CBC dinner says ‘Hope is on the ballot!’
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
use of solitary confinement for juveniles, banning the box for federal employers, reinvigorating the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, pushing to make sure police and communities are working together to make sure that our streets are... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Air conditioning as a civil right?The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division has for nearly 60 years fo
Air conditioning as a civil right?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division has for nearly 60 years fought against discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status and national origin. It has not, at least to date, sought to end... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Distric
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Follow her on Twitter: @thelauracoates. Doug Brinkley, historian As... Read more
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KECI Missoula
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Distric
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Follow her on Twitter: @thelauracoates. Doug Brinkley, historian As... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Distric
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Follow her on Twitter: @thelauracoates. Doug Brinkley, historian As... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Distric
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Follow her on Twitter: @thelauracoates. Doug Brinkley, historian As... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Distric
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Follow her on Twitter: @thelauracoates. Doug Brinkley, historian As... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Distric
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Follow her on Twitter: @thelauracoates. Doug Brinkley, historian As... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Distric
If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
is a CNN legal analyst. She is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia and trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Follow her on Twitter: @thelauracoates. Doug Brinkley, historian As... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Beavercreek Walmart shooting: Crawford lawyer to meet Lynchin a federal wrongful death lawsuit delayed by the secretive Justice Department
Beavercreek Walmart shooting: Crawford lawyer to meet Lynch
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
in a federal wrongful death lawsuit delayed by the secretive Justice Department probe, said he would meet with Lynch and Civil Rights Division Chief Vanita Gupta on Sept. 30 in Washington, D.C. “We would hope that we they would give us a little... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Federal review clears Va. officers who Tasered man 20 times before deathhim to jail.” Officials from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Western Distric
Federal review clears Va. officers who Tasered man 20 times before death
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
him to jail.” Officials from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Western District of Virginia, the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and the FBI notified members of Lambert’s family today to inform them of this decision. Since the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Issues: How Clinton And Trump Come Down On Law And Orderwhen police should use force against people on the streets. Policing Law Enfor
The Issues: How Clinton And Trump Come Down On Law And Order
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
when police should use force against people on the streets. Policing Law Enforcement During President Obama's tenure, the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department has launched dozens of investigations into racial bias and unconstitutional... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Issues: How Clinton And Trump Come Down On Law And Orderwhen police should use force against people on the streets. Policing Law Enfor
The Issues: How Clinton And Trump Come Down On Law And Order
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
when police should use force against people on the streets. Policing Law Enforcement During President Obama's tenure, the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department has launched dozens of investigations into racial bias and unconstitutional... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado woman files federal suit claiming state law inhibits right to deny business to gay couplesthe Colorado statute could lead to fines of up to $500 per violation, though th
Colorado woman files federal suit claiming state law inhibits right to deny business to gay couples
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
the Colorado statute could lead to fines of up to $500 per violation, though there has been no indication from the Colorado Civil Rights Division or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which are both defendants in the suit, that she has ever been... Read more
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Philly.com
Business People on the Movematters and white-collar criminal defense. He is a former federal criminal pros
Business People on the Move
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
matters and white-collar criminal defense. He is a former federal criminal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and a former assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. FBI Director James Comey... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Reports: Four killed when JuCo football team's bus crashes on way to gameFormer DOJ official J. Christian Adams quit over the case and “accused his form
Reports: Four killed when JuCo football team's bus crashes on way to game
Yahoo Sports / Posted 11 days ago
Former DOJ official J. Christian Adams quit over the case and “accused his former employer of instructing attorneys in the civil rights division to ignore cases that involve black defendants and white victims.” George W. Bush quit playing golf in... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Victor Cruz, Odell Beckham Jr. Fined By NFL For Unsportsmanlike ConductFormer DOJ official J. Christian Adams quit over the case and “accused his form
Victor Cruz, Odell Beckham Jr. Fined By NFL For Unsportsmanlike Conduct
Yahoo Sports / Posted 11 days ago
Former DOJ official J. Christian Adams quit over the case and “accused his former employer of instructing attorneys in the civil rights division to ignore cases that involve black defendants and white victims.” George W. Bush quit playing golf in... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
The NFL's Worst Wide Receiver, for NowFormer DOJ official J. Christian Adams quit over the case and “accused his form
The NFL's Worst Wide Receiver, for Now
Yahoo Sports / Posted 11 days ago
Former DOJ official J. Christian Adams quit over the case and “accused his former employer of instructing attorneys in the civil rights division to ignore cases that involve black defendants and white victims.” George W. Bush quit playing golf in... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Cannabis: the new Californian gold rushFormer DOJ official J. Christian Adams quit over the case and “accused his form
Cannabis: the new Californian gold rush
Yahoo Sports / Posted 11 days ago
Former DOJ official J. Christian Adams quit over the case and “accused his former employer of instructing attorneys in the civil rights division to ignore cases that involve black defendants and white victims.” George W. Bush quit playing golf in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hate crimes against Muslims are at highest level since 9/11incidents today following the tragic events over the past year,” said Vanita Gu
Hate crimes against Muslims are at highest level since 9/11
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
incidents today following the tragic events over the past year,” said Vanita Gupta, who leads the Justice Department’s civil rights division. “We see criminal threats against mosques; harassment in schools; and reports of violence targeting... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Bond denied for mosque arson suspect; Public defender appointedwas the 100 block of Depot Drive in Fort Pierce. "The U.S. Attorney's Office o
Bond denied for mosque arson suspect; Public defender appointed
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 15 days ago
was the 100 block of Depot Drive in Fort Pierce. "The U.S. Attorney's Office of the Southern District of Florida, the Civil Rights Division, the FBI and the ATF will continue to investigate the fire at the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce for... Read more
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Al.com
Three months on, MPD's Michael Moore investigation nearly completein progress." Barber said that he expected the FBI eventually would forward it
Three months on, MPD's Michael Moore investigation nearly complete
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
in progress." Barber said that he expected the FBI eventually would forward its findings to the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, which would decide whether further action was required. Ronald Ali, the president of the Mobile... Read more
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NJ.com
Here's how much these 25 federal jobs payjoined by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, left; Vanita Gupta, acting assistant attorne
Here's how much these 25 federal jobs pay
NJ.com / Posted 17 days ago
joined by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, left; Vanita Gupta, acting assistant attorney general for the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division; and Newark Police Director Anthony Ambrose to announce that former state Attorney General Peter C.... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Garfield County worker fired after 
police drug stingTeam (TRIDENT) cost him his job, according to his lawsuit and court documents.
Garfield County worker fired after 
police drug sting
Aspen Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Team (TRIDENT) cost him his job, according to his lawsuit and court documents. Noflin filed a complaint with the civil-rights division of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, alleging that he was fired because he is... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political DigestFBI, is still under way. Vaudreuil's office is assessing whether to file crimin
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
FBI, is still under way. Vaudreuil's office is assessing whether to file criminal charges. The FBI will forward its findings to U.S. Department of Justice's civil rights division where a decision will be made on whether to open a civil investigat... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Feds clear SAPD officers in beating of man now paralyzedhas been left paralyzed from multiple surgeries since the incident. The U.S. A
Feds clear SAPD officers in beating of man now paralyzed
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 21 days ago
has been left paralyzed from multiple surgeries since the incident. The U.S. Attorney's Office, together with the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation concluded after a lengthy and... Read more
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Officer.com
Report: Third of Chicago Police Shootings Started With Foot Pursuitslanguage, that's good reason to be concerned," said Jonathan Smith, a former se
Report: Third of Chicago Police Shootings Started With Foot Pursuits
Officer.com / Posted 22 days ago
language, that's good reason to be concerned," said Jonathan Smith, a former section chief of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, which is conducting the inquiry of Chicago police in the fallout over the court-ordered release of... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Montgomery faith council presents DOJ talk on religious biasthe forum Wednesday night featuring Eric Treene, special counsel for religious
Montgomery faith council presents DOJ talk on religious bias
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 23 days ago
the forum Wednesday night featuring Eric Treene, special counsel for religious discrimination in the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. Howard says faith groups should know their rights, and bureaucrats, their obligations under the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Ruby Bridges was born in Mississippirights law since Reconstruction. The act created a Civil Rights Commission to i
History: Ruby Bridges was born in Mississippi
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
rights law since Reconstruction. The act created a Civil Rights Commission to investigate discriminatory conditions and a Civil Rights Division in the Department of Justice, allowing federal prosecutors to obtain court injunctions against those... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Federal judge dismisses fraud case, blasts prosecutors' actionspreviously served as a federal public defender and a former federal prosecutor
Federal judge dismisses fraud case, blasts prosecutors' actions
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
previously served as a federal public defender and a former federal prosecutor who served in the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, said the issues raised by the Annappareddy case, "are certainly troubling. ... It really undercuts the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Former inmate describes graphic treatment of man who died in jailissued the following statement on Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s requ
Former inmate describes graphic treatment of man who died in jail
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 24 days ago
issued the following statement on Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s request that the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division open a pattern-or-practice investigation of the Hampton Roads Regional Jail: I commend Attorney... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brad Parscale, a Topeka native, is driving Donald Trump's digital pushprom with Dole. His father, however, was a Democrat. Dwight Parscale was an as
Brad Parscale, a Topeka native, is driving Donald Trump's digital push
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
prom with Dole. His father, however, was a Democrat. Dwight Parscale was an assistant attorney general in charge of the civil rights division when, in 1974, he sought the Democratic nomination for Congress at the age of 28. The unsuccessful run... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Cowden case may color campaignaccusations against Cowden were investigated by the FBI, Ihlenfeld's office and
Cowden case may color campaign
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 27 days ago
accusations against Cowden were investigated by the FBI, Ihlenfeld's office and the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, he said. Fletcher said he dealt with the incident internally prior to Cowden's retirement but had... Read more
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Daily Press
DOJ investigation called for at Hampton Roads Regional Jailto address those issues during the 2017 General Assembly Session. Herring's le
DOJ investigation called for at Hampton Roads Regional Jail
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
to address those issues during the 2017 General Assembly Session. Herring's letter was copied to the head of the DOJ's Civil Rights Division, as well as to U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, who heads the U.S. Attorney's office in the Eastern District... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama Tag-Teams with Mexico to Help Migrants Get U.S. Jobswhich cited the cooperation between Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gu
Obama Tag-Teams with Mexico to Help Migrants Get U.S. Jobs
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
which cited the cooperation between Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, and Mexican Ambassador Carlos Sada. The new agreement will use federal tax dollars to train Mexican... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Justice Department partners with Mexico to combat employment discriminationstatus and national origin. Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita
Justice Department partners with Mexico to combat employment discrimination
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 28 days ago
status and national origin. Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, and Mexican Ambassador Carlos Sada signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the embassy and... Read more
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MLive.com
Apartment complexes agree to stop banning children from one-bedroom unitsdiscrimination," said Vanita Gupta, principal deputy assistant attorney general
Apartment complexes agree to stop banning children from one-bedroom units
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
discrimination," said Vanita Gupta, principal deputy assistant attorney general and head of the U.S. Justice Department's civil rights division. "The Justice Department will continue to enforce the Fair Housing Act to ensure that families with... Read more
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Raw Story
Horrible St. Louis landlord evicted tenants after they refused sex: DOJgovernment for allegedly evicting tenants who refused to have sex with him. Pe
Horrible St. Louis landlord evicted tenants after they refused sex: DOJ
Raw Story / Posted 28 days ago
government for allegedly evicting tenants who refused to have sex with him. Per Consumerist, the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division filed a lawsuit this week against Hezekiah Webb and Jameseva Webb, a married couple who live in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Florida man sentenced to 10 years for prostitution enterpriseoccasions against two different women, both Spanish nationals, and prostituted
Florida man sentenced to 10 years for prostitution enterprise
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 29 days ago
occasions against two different women, both Spanish nationals, and prostituted at least three minors for his profit. “The Civil Rights Division commends our federal partners for their steadfast commitment to combating human trafficking and related... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Protesters rally after deputy is cleared in Beltway driver's deaththree Hispanics. "The presentation was comprehensive and responsive to the nee
Protesters rally after deputy is cleared in Beltway driver's death
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
three Hispanics. "The presentation was comprehensive and responsive to the needs of the grand jury," Harris County D.A.'s Civil Rights Division Chief Julian Ramirez said in the release. "The 183rd Grand Jury handled this case with great care." "I... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Protest expected after grand jury no-bills Houston-area deputy who shot and killed man in Apriland 3 Hispanics. "The presentation was comprehensive and responsive to the nee
Protest expected after grand jury no-bills Houston-area deputy who shot and killed man in April
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
and 3 Hispanics. "The presentation was comprehensive and responsive to the needs of the grand jury," Harris County D.A.'s Civil Rights Division Chief Julian Ramirez said in the release. "The 183rd Grand Jury handled this case with great care." "I... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Protest expected after grand jury no-bills on-duty Pct. 5 deputy who shot and killed man in Apriland 3 Hispanics. "The presentation was comprehensive and responsive to the nee
Protest expected after grand jury no-bills on-duty Pct. 5 deputy who shot and killed man in April
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
and 3 Hispanics. "The presentation was comprehensive and responsive to the needs of the grand jury," Harris County D.A.'s Civil Rights Division Chief Julian Ramirez said in the release. "The 183rd Grand Jury handled this case with great care." "I... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Family wants DOJ to investigate death after stun gun usedhis death. Attorney Chris Stewart, who represents the family of Chase Sherman,
Family wants DOJ to investigate death after stun gun used
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 29 days ago
his death. Attorney Chris Stewart, who represents the family of Chase Sherman, said he sent the request Tuesday to the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice. Sherman's mother called 911 on Nov. 20 as they traveled on Interstate 85... Read more
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