A Language Access Planning Tool for Courts

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The following post appears courtesy of the Civil Rights Division. The Civil Rights Division is tasked with enforcement of some of the most important laws enacted by Congress, which aim to fulfill our nation’s promise of equal opportunity and equal justice under the law.  In enforcing these laws, our goal is to be not simply… Read more »

Give the Gift of Safety this Holiday Season

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This post appears courtesy of the Consumer Protection Branch of the Civil Division at the Department of Justice. The holiday season is now upon us and consumers are beginning to turn their focus towards the timeless ritual of exchanging gifts.  Although this may be the most wonderful time of the year—especially for those young children… Read more »

Safety and Justice for All Americans

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The following post appears courtesy of Roy L. Austin Jr.,  the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice Last week, I attended the Ninth Anniversary of the National Center for Transgender Equality in Washington, D.C., and delivered remarks about the Obama Administration’s commitment to safety and justice for all Americans, including transgender… Read more »

Google Joins the AMBER Alert Network

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The following post appears courtesy of Mary Lou Leary, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Last week the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) welcomed Google into the AMBER alert network.  This innovative and exciting new partnership will provide real-time AMBER Alert… Read more »

Asset Forfeiture Notifications: More Efficient and Cost-Effective Than Ever

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Today, the Department of Justice announced a change to the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act (CAFRA), effective immediately, which will allow federal law enforcement agencies to advertise certain public forfeiture notices online, at a reduced cost, at www.forfeiture.gov. This will save approximately $6.2 million each year in administrative costs View article: Asset Forfeiture Notifications: More… Read more »

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