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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

One of the Department of Justice’s most important responsibilities is to protect those who have sacrificed so much to protect our freedoms, our nation’s veterans.  Recognizing this responsibility, on December 20, 2016, the United States filed a lawsuit against the City of Jacksonville, Florida, claiming that the City violated two federal statutes, the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), when it allegedly discriminated against homeless veterans on the basis of disability by blocking the development of residences for them in the City’s Springfield Historic District.

Friday, November 11, 2016
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

On Aug. 29, 2016, the Virgin Islands Superior Court denied a motion to dismiss filed by the Government of the Virgin Islands in Shorn Joseph v. Government of the Virgin Islands, a case brought under the Uniformed Servicemembers Employment and Reemployment Act (USERRA).

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