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Civil Rights Division
Friday, July 25, 2014
The Justice Department today announced an agreement with the owners and operators of Woodland Garden Apartments in Fremont, California, to settle allegations of discrimination against families with children.
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Criminal Division
Friday, July 25, 2014
Brian Prokes, 28, a former office manager in the U.S. House of Representatives, pleaded guilty today for causing the House of Representatives to pay more than $19,000 in excess salary and unauthorized travel expenses.
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Criminal Division
Friday, July 25, 2014
Frederic Cilins, a 51-year old French citizen, was sentenced today in the Southern District of New York to 24 months in prison for obstructing a federal criminal investigation into alleged bribes to obtain mining concessions in the Republic of Guinea.
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Tax Division
Friday, July 25, 2014
A federal jury in Detroit convicted a Commerce Township, Michigan, woman of criminal contempt based on violating an injunction that required her to comply with various legal tax obligations, the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today.
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Civil Rights Division
Friday, July 25, 2014
The Justice Department announced today that Attorney General Eric Holder has signed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the Title III regulation for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to require movie theaters to provide closed movie captioning and audio description in order to give persons with hearing and vision disabilities access to movies.
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