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May 2014

May 23

Civil Rights Division Releases Fact Sheet on Servicemembers' Rights

May 13

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at Press Conference Announcing Law Enforcement Action to Protect Military Servicemembers from Unfair Lending Practices

May 13

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at Press Conference Announcing Law Enforcement Action to Protect Military Servicemembers from Unfair Lending Practices

May 13

Justice Department Reaches $60 Million Settlement with Sallie Mae to Resolve Allegations of Charging Military Servicemembers Excessive Rates on Student Loans

April 2013

April 4

Service Members to Receive $39 Million for Violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

October 2012

October 19

Justice Department Announces Agreement to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in Vermont

September 2012

September 4

Justice Department Announces Agreement to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in the U.S. Virgin Islands

July 2012

July 31

Justice Department Announces Lawsuit to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in Michigan

June 2012

June 27

Justice Department Announces Lawsuit to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in Georgia

June 7

Justice Department Files Complaint Against Forsyth County, North Carolina, Sheriff for Violating the Employment Rights of Army National Guard Soldier

May 2012

May 29

Justice Department Announces Agreement to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in California

May 01

Justice Department Settles Towing Company Case Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

April 2012

April 05

Justice Department Files Complaint Against Home Depot for Violating the Employment Rights of a California Army National Guard Soldier

March 2012

March 23

Justice Department Announces Agreement to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in Wisconsin

March 01

Justice Department Settles Landlord-Tenant Case Under Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

February 2012

February 27

Justice Department Settles Disability Discrimination Case Involving Disabled Veteran in Utah

February 24

Justice Department Announces Lawsuit to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in Alabama

February 13

Justice Department Settles with City of Highland Park, Michigan, to Enforce Employment Rights of U.S. Army Reservist

February 09

Department of Justice Reaches Agreement to Compensate Servicemembers for Wrongful Foreclosures

January 2012

January 13

Justice Department Announces Resolution of Three Landlord-Tenant Matters in the San Diego Area Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

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Community Outreach
This brochure provides a brief explanation of the civil rights of servicemembers, as well as information about how to learn more or to file a complaint if you believe your rights have been violated.

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee
This booklet is designed to provide military service members who have been seriously wounded a basic understanding of their rights under the ADA and where to turn for additional information and assistance.

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