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Jul 07, 2014, 17:20 ET

New York Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Will Hold Briefing on Solitary Confinement of Juveniles

The following is being issued by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights:   WHAT: The NY SAC will examine whether solitary confinement of youths...

Jul 02, 2014, 06:00 ET
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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

 As we observe the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (hereafter "the Act"), which will take place on July 2, 2014, the U.S....

Jul 01, 2014, 16:01 ET
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U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Kansas State Advisory Committee Members

 The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 12 members to the Kansas State Advisory Committee. The Commission...

Jun 13, 2014, 11:15 ET
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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Utah State Advisory Committee Members

 The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 17 members to the Utah State Advisory Committee. The Commission...

Jun 09, 2014, 06:00 ET
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Massachusetts Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Briefing on School Safety and School Discipline

WHAT: Armed police officers, known as school resource officers (SROs), are standard in many middle and high schools across the country. The...

May 28, 2014, 16:08 ET
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Maine State Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Briefing on Human Trafficking in Maine

The Eastern Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announces the following event: WHAT: Two years after its initial review found...

May 28, 2014, 13:34 ET
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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Vermont State Advisory Committee Members

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 17 members to the Vermont State Advisory Committee, charging them to...

May 28, 2014, 13:31 ET
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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Connecticut State Advisory Committee Members

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 15 members to the Connecticut State Advisory Committee, charging them to...

May 16, 2014, 14:37 ET
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U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of Brown v. Board Of Education

The United States Commission on Civil Rights celebrates the anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in the groundbreaking case of Brown v....

Mar 31, 2014, 06:00 ET
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U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Sends Letters To Congress Urging National Holidays To Honor Cesar Chavez And Fred Korematsu

Martin R. Castro, Chairman of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, announced that the Commission has sent letters to the President and...

Mar 10, 2014, 06:00 ET
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U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Adds Speaker Dr. Brent Myers To Upcoming Briefing On Patient Dumping By Hospitals: Enforcement Of The Emergency Medical Treatment And Labor Act

The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and...

Mar 05, 2014, 18:17 ET
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U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Announces Briefing On Patient Dumping By Hospitals: Enforcement Of The Emergency Medical Treatment And Labor Act

 The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment...

Feb 10, 2014, 06:00 ET
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U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Announces Briefing On Patient Dumping By Hospitals: Enforcement Of The Emergency Medical Treatment And Labor Act

The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and...

Jan 28, 2014, 15:44 ET
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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Briefing on Patient Dumping by Hospitals: Enforcement of the Emergency Medical Treatment Act

The United States Commission on Civil Rights announces that it will hold a briefing to examine compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment...

Jan 24, 2014, 14:08 ET
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/K I L L K I L L K I L L - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights/

We are advised by U.S. Commission on Civil Rights that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Chairman Of The U.S....

Jan 24, 2014, 12:24 ET
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U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Comments On Positive Change In Department Of Defense Policy On Religious Rights In The Military

The United States Commission on Civil Rights views as positive the decision by the U. S. Department of Defense to revise its Instruction on the...

Jan 20, 2014, 06:00 ET
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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Celebrates the Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

 The United States Commission on Civil Rights celebrates the anniversary of the January 15, 1929 birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., now...

Dec 09, 2013, 12:30 ET
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U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Releases Letter To Department Of Defense On Religious Rights Of Sikhs In The Military

The United States Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, has asked the U. S. Department of Defense for a response to the Commission's...

Dec 06, 2013, 11:28 ET
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U.S. Commission On Civil Rights Mourns The Passing Of Nelson Mandela And Celebrates His Life

  Martin R. Castro, Chairman of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, released the following statement yesterday on the passing of...

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