DOJ Civil Rights Division

Report: DOJ to Investigate Illegal Affirmative Action

The New York Times reported Tuesday that an internal Department of Justice document indicates the Civil Rights Division will be investigating “intentional race-based discrimination in college and university admissions.”

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Conservatives Urge Sessions to Clean Out Obama’s Civil Rights Division

A group of attorneys, scholars, and advocates put their names to a letter sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, urging him to take a serious look at reform as he works with the President to select a new Assistant Attorney General for his Civil Right’s Division.

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DOJ Launches Investigation into Dallas County Truancy Court

DALLAS, Texas — The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday, March 31, that they opened an investigation of Dallas County Truancy Court and Juvenile District Courts. The investigation is being conducted through its Special Litigation Section of the Civil Rights Division.

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Palestinian Government Demands Role in Investigating Chapel Hill Shootings

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry is demanding “the involvement of Palestinian investigators to clarify the circumstances of” the murder of three Muslim Americans in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The Ministry denounced Chapel Hill shooter Craig Stephen Hicks as “an American extremist and hateful racist.”

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