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2014/09/16 11:36
2014/09/16 11:36
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Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, withdrew his name from consideration Monday, unable to overcome a bipartisan Senate...
2014/09/16 11:36
2014/09/16 11:36
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2014/09/15 16:51
2014/09/15 16:51
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Debo Adegbile Nomination Withdrawn, Returns to Private Practice (Updated) Adegbile. (Courtesy WilmerHale) Updated 12:14 p.m. | Having seen his Senate confirmation blocked by members of President...
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2014/09/14 02:21
2014/09/14 02:21
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... couldn't stop smiling': Transgender girl crowned homecoming princess by fellow students Scarlett Lenh, from Colorado Springs, won the honor on Friday night She was born Andy Lenh, and started...
2014/09/14 01:06
2014/09/14 01:06
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SALINAS >> When the Salinas police chief invited the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division to review the city's fatal officer-involved shootings this year, few in Monterey County understood...
2014/09/11 14:30
2014/09/11 14:30
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BALTIMORE, Md. – United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice will launch a broad civil rights investigation of the Ferguson, Missouri Police...
2014/09/10 16:49
2014/09/10 16:49
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A South Jersey school district has agreed to pay a student $75,000 to settle allegations that the district failed to take appropriate steps to end years of race-based bullying. The girl, who is...
2014/09/10 12:50
2014/09/10 12:50
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Chapter 1 Violence on both sides of the border Chapter 2 Morning when everything changed EAGLE PASS, Texas – Juan Mendez Jr. thought his life was looking up. At 18, he already had a young son....
2014/09/10 10:09
2014/09/10 10:09
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BOSTON � Maura Healey has won the Democratic nomination for Massachusetts attorney general after a hard-fought primary race. Healey has been an assistant attorney general for seven years and led the...
2014/09/09 22:08
2014/09/09 22:08
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Montgomery, Ala. – J. Keith McCray, previously a criminal investigator with the Macon County, Alabama, Sheriff’s Office, was sentenced today by Judge Myron H. Thompson to 36 months in prison and two...
2014/09/09 13:55
2014/09/09 13:55
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BOSTON (AP) — Two Democrats seeking to be the state’s next attorney general are touting leadership and experience as they scramble for votes in the waning days of a spirited primary campaign that...
2014/09/09 13:21
2014/09/09 13:21
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City officials and business leaders are on a three-day fact-finding trip to study police use of force and training in Las Vegas, Nev., which undertook a major revamp after a series of...
2014/09/09 03:58
2014/09/09 03:58
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Leslie Winkler stacks nozzle mechanisms for spray bottles in a box. Six per box, just so, over and over again. At other times she might be putting labels on bags of coffee. All day. Winkler does this...
2014/09/09 00:49
2014/09/09 00:49
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The U.S. Department of Justice reached a settlement with the Philadelphia School district over a religious discrimination lawsuit filed earlier this year. The lawsuit, filed by the Justice Department,...
2014/09/08 04:30
2014/09/08 04:30
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From Washington state to Florida, the letters from banks have turned up in the mailboxes of at least a dozen people. In each case, the message says: Your bank account is being closed. What frustrates...
2014/09/05 23:39
2014/09/05 23:39
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LAFAYETTE — The U.S. Justice Department’s announcement that it is investigating the death of Victor White III marks the second time in a year for federal officials to look into an incident involving...
2014/09/05 16:26
2014/09/05 16:26
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTVI) – Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will be looking into several issues in the Ferguson Police department. In a news conference Thursday, Holder said...
2014/09/05 16:18
2014/09/05 16:18
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In this July 16, 2010 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder takes part in news conference in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) (Politico) – Civil rights leaders and community activists cheered...
2014/09/05 14:53
2014/09/05 14:53
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2014/09/05 12:45
2014/09/05 12:45
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The U.S. Justice Department says that it is not investigating any shootings involving Chicago police officers. That comes after an attorney suggested that it was. The discussion started with a...
2014/09/05 12:37
2014/09/05 12:37
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The investigation, which is separate from an existing federal probe into the Aug. 9 shooting of Michel Brown, will look for patterns of discrimination within the predominantly white department and...
2014/09/16 11:36
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