Annual Statutory Enforcement Reports
|An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States
In 2018, the Commission assessed minority voter access around the country, and evaluated the Department of Justice’s enforcement of the Voting Rights Act since 2006, in particular after the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision.
|Targeted Fines and Fees Against Communities of Color
This report examines the reality and real harm of cities imposing fines and fees on residents to raise city funds rather than to secure legal compliance and increase public safety and DOJ’s enforcement efforts to encourage constitutional practices and hold jurisdictions accountable for constitutional violations.
|Environmental Justice: Examining the Environmental Protection Agency's Compliance and Enforcement of Title VI and Executive Order 12,898
This report examines whether the Environmental Protection Agency is complying with its environmental justice obligations.
|The State of Civil Rights at Immigration Detention Facilities
This report examines the civil rights and constitutional concerns that the Commission raised with the DHS and component agencies over the treatment of adult and minor immigrant detainees who are being held under federal law in detention centers across the country.
This report examines the enforcement of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act which addresses situations where hospitals fail to screen, treat, or appropriately transfer patients and is a possible violation of federal law, including civil rights laws.