Civil Rights Division

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U.S. Department of Justice

SPECIAL LITIGATION SECTION

The Special Litigation Section is an office within the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice, charged with enforcing federal civil rights statutes in four major areas; Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons, Conduct of Law Enforcement Agencies, Access to Reproductive Health Clinics and places of Religious Worship, and Religious Exercise of Institutionalized Persons. The Section undertakes investigations and litigation through the United States and its territories. Overview of the work of the Section.

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Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons  Overview of the work under this statue

Investigative Findings
Complaints
Briefs
Settlements and Court Decisions

Conduct of Law Enforcement Agencies  Overview of the work under this statue

Investigative Findings
Complaints
Briefs
Settlements and Court Decisions

Access to Reproductive Health Clinics and places of Religious Worship  Overview of the work under this statue

Investigative Findings
Complaints
Briefs
Settlements and Court Decisions

Other Resources

blue  bullet     Reports to Congress
blue  bullet     Speeches
blue  bullet      Publications
blue  bullet      If you have a complaint
blue  bullet      FAQ -- Frequently asked questions
blue  bullet      Links to related sites
blue  bullet      Contact us


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Updated August 6, 2015

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