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Civil rights Press Releases

November 4, 2014

FAIR HOUSING: Longview, Washington Landlords Agree to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

October 30, 2014

ADA ENFORCEMENT: Swedish Hospital Agrees To Settle Claim That It Failed To Provide Effective Communication Services For Individuals Who Are Deaf Or Hard Of Hearing

May 19, 2014

SPD CHIEF NOMINATION: Statement of U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan

April 21, 2014

SK FOODS: Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against SK Food Group

April 10, 2014

DOJ INITIATIVE: U.S. Attorney Teams with Mariners and Macklemore to Combat Bullying

February 11, 2014

SPD REFORM: DOJ and City Hail Federal Judge's Approval of New Crisis Intervention Policy

January 29, 2014

SPD LEADERSHIP: Statement of U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan

January 17, 2014

SPD: Justice Department and City Hail Approval of New Seattle Police Department Bias and Stops Policy

January 8, 2014

U.S. Attorney Statement on SPD Leadership

December 17, 2013

SPD: DOJ Hails Milestone in Seattle Police Department Reform Effort as Judge Approves New Use of Force Policy

December 10, 2013

LARSON: Federal Way Man Sentenced to Prison for Hate Crime Beating of Sikh Man

October 28, 2013

EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS: DOJ Settles with Everett Company over Employment Rights of Returning Military Reservist

July 1, 2013

BARBER: Justice Department Files Fair Housing Lawsuit against Owners and Managers of Rental Homes For Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities

June 27, 2013

LARSON: Washington State Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime in Attack on Sikhman

April 8, 2013

SPD CHIEF RETIRES: Statement of U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan on Resignation of Seattle Police Chief John Diaz

April 2, 2013

LARSON: Washington Man Indicted for Federal Hate Crime Related to Racially Motivated Assault

March 6, 2013

DOJ: Department of Justice Files Notice of Approval of Monitoring Plan

March 5, 2013

SPD: Department of Justice Statement on Seattle Police Department Monitoring Plan

October 30, 2012

SPD: Court Appoints Merrick Bobb as Independant Monitor of the Seattle Police Department

July 27, 2012

CIVIL RIGHTS: Justice Department Announces Agreement with City of Seattle to Implement Reforms of Seattle Police Department

January 13, 2012

CIVIL RIGHTS: Federal Officials Close Investigation into Death of Native American Woodcarver

December 16, 2011

CIVIL RIGHTS: DOJ Releases Findings on Seattle Police Department

CIVIL RIGHTS: Remarks as Prepared by U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan on Findings on Seattle Police Department

October 27, 2011

USERRA: DOJ Settles with Washington State Comapny over Employment Rights of Airforce Researvist

June 30, 2011

USERRA: DOJ Sues Bulk Hauling Company to Protect Rights of Reservist

May 4, 2011

KROACK: Man Ordered to Stay away from Clinic as part of Civil Settlement

March 31, 2011

DOJ: Justice Department Opens Pattern and Practice Investigation of Seattle Police Department

March 8, 2011

DOJ: Justice Department Obtains $110,000 Settlement in Discrimination Lawsuit Against Renton Apartment Complex

Updated January 29, 2015