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CORRECTIONS

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    JUVENILE JUSTICE

    • Publications
      Dear Colleague Letter on the Civil Rights of Students in Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities

      Disclaimer on Dear Colleague Letter:

      The United States Department of Justice and the United States Department of Education issued this document on December 8, 2014 to provide informal, non-binding guidance to assist juvenile justice residential facilities in providing education to youth in compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws.  This guidance document is not intended to be a final agency action, has no legally binding effect, and has no force or effect of law.  The document may be rescinded or modified in the Departments’ complete discretion, in accordance with applicable laws.  The Departments’ guidance documents, including this guidance, do not establish legally enforceable responsibilities beyond what is required by the terms of the applicable statutes, regulations, or binding judicial precedent.  For more information, see "Memorandum for All Components: Prohibition of Improper Guidance Documents," from Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions III, November 16, 2017.

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    New York

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    Puerto Rico

    South Carolina

    Tennessee

    Vermont

    DISABILITY RIGHTS DOCKET


    Alabama

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    California

    Delaware

    District of Columbia

    Florida

    Georgia

    Idaho

    Iowa

    Louisiana

    Mississippi


    Nebraska

    New Hampshire

    New Jersey

    • Sciarrillo v. Christie - Statement of Interest
      Case Summary   
    • New Jersey Veterans Memorial Homes at Menlo Park and Paramus - Investigations
      Case Summary

    New York

    Oregon

    Pennsylvania

    Puerto Rico

    South Dakota

    Tennessee

    Texas

    Virginia

    West Virginia

    LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES


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    Illinois

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    Maryland

    Massachusetts 

    Michigan

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    Montana

    New Jersey

    New Mexico

    New York

    North Carolina

    Ohio

    Oregon

    Puerto Rico

    Virgin Islands

    Washington

    FACE

    Colorado

    Connecticut

    • United States v. Scott
      • District Court Motion to Dismiss Decision Reported at 919 F.Supp. 76 (D. Conn. 1996)
      • District Court Decision Reported at 958 F.Supp. 761 (D. Conn. 1997)
      • District Court Ruling on Motion to Reconsider Reported at 975 F.Supp. 428 (D. Conn. 1997)
      • District Court Contempt Decision Reported at 1997 WL 889513 (D.Conn.)
      • District Court Modification of Injunction Reported at 1998 WL 241755 (D.Conn.)
      • District Court Contempt Decision Reported at 1998 WL 386483 (D.Conn.)
      • Court of Appeals Decision Reported at -- F.3d --, 1999 WL 570473 (2nd Cir. 1999)

    District of Columbia

    Florida

    Kansas

    • United States v. Dillard - Closed
      Complaint (2011)

    • United States v. Burke
      District Court Decision Reported at 15 F.Supp.2d 1090 (D.Kan. 1998)

    Kentucky

    Mississippi

    Texas

    Washington

    RELIGIOUS EXERCISE OF INSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS


    Arkansas

    Alabama

    California

    Florida

    Indiana

    Michigan

    Pennsylvania

    • McGill v. Clements - Statement of Interest

         Statement of Interest (2020)

    South Carolina

    South Dakota

    Texas

    Virginia

    INDIGENT DEFENSE

    Alabama

    Georgia

    New York

    Virginia

    Washington

    Updated June 15, 2021

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