Fadi Hakura is a Turkey expert and associate fellow at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, an independent policy institute based in London. The opinions expressed in this[…]

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LAW ENFORCEMENT MISCONDUCT

INVESTIGATIONS AND PROSECUTIONS The Department of Justice (“The Department”) vigorously investigates and, where the evidence permits, prosecutes allegations of Constitutional violations by law enforcement officers. The Department’s investigations most often[…]

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HATE CRIME LAWS

ABOUT HATE CRIMES Since 1968, when Congress passed, and President Lyndon Johnson signed into law, the first federal hate crimes statute, the Department of Justice has been enforcing federal hate[…]

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HATE CRIMES SUBCOMMITTEE

    On April 5, 2017, Attorney General Sessions released details about the Department’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety. The Attorney General highlighted the importance of combating hate crimes by[…]

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