Posts Tagged ‘division’

A Language Access Planning Tool for Courts

  • December 19, 2012
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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

A Visit to Oak Creek

  • December 12, 2012
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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

Honoring the Civil Rights of Native Americans

  • December 3, 2012
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The following post appears courtesy of the Civil Rights Division. Last week the Department of Justice formally recognized Native American Heritage Month with a program based on this year’s theme “Serving Our People, Serving Our Nation: Native Visions for Future Generations.”  As this month of special recognition of American Indian and Alaska Native peoples comes

Standard Setting and Competition

  • November 8, 2012
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In remarks presented today at a meeting of the Intellectual Property Rights Patent Committee of the American National Standards Institute in Washington, D.C., Deputy Assistant Attorney General Renata Hesse of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division said: “Standards are an important engine driving our modern economy and the Antitrust Division is working to promote the

An End to Bullying & Equal Opportunities for All Students

  • October 31, 2012
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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