JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU REACH $98 MILLION SETTLEMENT TO RESOLVE ALLEGATIONS OF AUTO LENDING DISCRIMINATION BY ALLY Settlement is Department’s Third Largest Fair Lending Agreement Ever and Largest Ever Auto Lending Agreement WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced the federal government’s largest auto.. read more →

August 29th, 2013 Posted by The Department Of Justice This post is courtesy of  Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Jocelyn Samuels The Civil Rights Division is acutely aware of the impact that the criminal justice system has on communities of color.  As we reflect on the 50th anniversary of the March.. read more →

This case Marks the First Convictions in Georgia for Violations of the Sexual Orientation Provision of the Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Christopher Cain, 19, and Dorian Moragne, 20, both of Atlanta, pleaded guilty today in federal court to beating a man because of his sexual orientation. Cain and Moragne admitted to violating the Matthew Shepard.. read more →

(Paul Fukui, Q Center staff Ron Silver, Chief of the Civil Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office Amanda Marshall, U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon Adrian Brown, Assistant U.S. Attorney) The “Queer Heroes NW” exhibition, a collaboration between Q Center and the Gay & Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest (GLAPN) has traveled across town and.. read more →