Tag: civil rights

Commerce secretary ordered to testify about Census citizenship question

A Trump administration official will testify out of court about a controversial Census citizenship question, due to a judge’s order. “A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to make its main official behind the 2020 census citizenship… Read More

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