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    Sexual Assault on College Campuses

    Sexual assault advocacy organization leaders, student victims, and campus safety officials spoke at a roundtable discussion on the effectiveness of the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual…

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    Protecting Military Servicemembers from Unfair Lending Practices

    Attorney General Eric Holder held a news conference to announce the Department of Justice filed the first lawsuit involving student loans under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).…

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    Public School Enrollment of Undocumented Students

    Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke to reporters on a conference call about public school districts nationwide denying enrollment to immigrant students in…

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    Department of Justice: Loan Discrimination Settlement

    Dept. of Justice: Loan Discrimination Settlement Richard Cordray Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Jocelyn Samuels Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights…

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    Race and the Criminal Justice System

    Attorneys and legal experts talked about racial disparities in the charging and sentencing of minority defendants. Among the topics they addressed were New York City’s…

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    Federal Agency Anti-Bullying Programs

    Education and Justice Department staff talked about anti-bullying efforts at the federal and state level. They also talked about current anti-bullying laws.

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    Governmental Role in Integration

    Policymakers, civil rights advocates and scholars spoke about racially and economically integrated K-12 public schools. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal…

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    Equal Pay Legislation

    Jocelyn Samuels talked about the ongoing dispute on Capitol Hill over the Fair Pay Restoration Act, fair pay legislation that the House passed last July. Senate opponents on Thursday…

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