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 »

A Visit to Oak Creek

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The following post appears courtesy of Tom Perez, the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Last week, I had the great honor of visiting the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis., where I met with leaders of the gurdwara and the families who worship there. It is clear that the hate crime… Read more »

New Network Takes Aim at Cyber Threats to National Security

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Amidst a continuing increase in national security-related cyber attacks and intrusions targeting America, the National Security Division (NSD), in partnership with the Criminal Division’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) and U.S. Attorney’s Offices across the country, last week launched a new, nationwide program focused on combating cyber-based terrorism and state sponsored computer intrusions…. 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 »

An End to Bullying & Equal Opportunities for All Students

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The following post appears courtesy of the Civil Rights Division. This October, in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, communities across the country have come together to increase awareness about bullying prevention. The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division stands firmly behind these efforts, and will continue to make the most of our resources and… 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 »

Keeping Students Safe on Campus

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The following post appears courtesy of Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs, Mary Lou Leary Last week, I was privileged to speak at the Clery Center for Security on Campus’s 25th anniversary gathering.  Founded by Connie Clery – who was moved to action by the brutal rape and murder of her… Read more »

U.S. Attorneys Host Investor Fraud Summits to Educate Consumers

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In recent years, the Department of Justice has made the fight against financial fraud – particularly fraud targeting consumers and investors – a top priority.  That’s why, starting this week and continuing over the next two weeks, the department – in conjunction with a number of United States Attorneys – will convene a series of… Read more »

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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This post appears couresty of Attorney General  Eric Holder. Tomorrow marks the DEA’s fifth Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.   In conjunction with United States Attorneys’ Offices across the country, DEA personnel have set up hundreds of collection sites where citizens can turn in their unneeded prescription medications – at no cost, and with no questions asked View… Read more »

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