Archive | civil rights violations

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Two Women Plead Guilty in Maryland to Civil Rights Violations Two Baltimore women pleaded guilty today for their involvement in a racially-motivated conspiracy to interfere with an African family’s housing rights by hanging a dead raccoon on the family’s porch, the […]

Feds Go After Arizona For Violating Civil Rights of Non Native English Speakers

By JONATHAN J. COOPER (AP) Two federal investigations have found that Arizona is violating the civil rights of some students who are not native English speakers by denying them access to special programs for English learners. In one case, the U.S. Education and Justice departments concluded that Arizona is inappropriately classifying students as fluent in […]