Due to the lapse in appropriations, Department of Justice websites will not be regularly updated. The Department’s essential law enforcement and national security functions will continue. Please refer to the Department of Justice’s contingency plan for more information.

Applicability of Control of Paperwork Amendments of 1978 to Certain Activities of the Civil Rights Division


Control of Paperwork Amendments of 1978, which impose restrictions on federal agencies’ collection of data from educational institutions, do not apply to collection of data by the Department of Justice in connection with school desegregation litigation.

Updated July 9, 2014