U.S. Department of Justice

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Queens Psychiatric Hospital Settles With Government Over Discrimination Claim

A Queens psychiatric hospital has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, following a claim that it discriminated against non-U.S. citizens in hiring procedures.

12/19/2012

Teenagers play basketball in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Project Longevity Launched To Combat Gun Violence In Three Connecticut Cities

The U.S. Justice Department and Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy have announced the launch a new initiative to combat gun violence in Bridgeport, New Haven, and Hartford.

11/27/2012

Jack Biegel

DOJ Pushing For Discrimination Settlement Against L.I. Senior Citizens Complex

Jack Biegel’s wife of 46 years has been gone for almost five years, yet the way Sandra Biegel left this world still gnaws at her husband.

05/11/2012

Jeffrey Conroy, 19, seen to the left, was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crim on Monday, April 19, 2010. His victim, Marcelo Lucero, to the right, was an Ecuadorean Immigrant living in Patchogue. (credit: 1010 WINS)

Dept. Of Justice Turns Up Heat On Suffolk PD Over Hate Crimes Against Latinos

After a two-year investigation, the Justice Department is urging the Suffolk County Police Department to change procedures for hate crime investigations involving Latinos. The feds cite the case of Marcelo Lucero.

09/14/2011

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. ACLU Petitions For Oversight Of Newark Police

The ACLU has filed a formal complaint with the federal government, saying the Newark Police Department has shown a pattern of excessive force and police brutality.

09/09/2010

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