Tag: civil rights

New protocol dismisses civil rights cases before Education Department

Under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, hundreds of civil rights complaints before her department are being dismissed, based on a new protocol that seeks to unclog the system, the New York Times reports. “The Education Department’s Office for Civil… Read More

Closure of Office for Access to Justice

The ability of the poor to access civil courts suffered a setback with the effective closure of the federal Office for Access to Justice, critics of the move say. “The Justice Department has effectively shuttered an Obama-era office… Read More