Annual Statutory Enforcement Reports
|Redistricting and the 2010 Census: Enforcing Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act
This Report examines the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division’s enforcement of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act in the 2011-2012 redistricting cycle.
|Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response
This report focuses on the government‘s efforts to enforce federal civil rights laws with respect to peer-to-peer violence based on race, national origin, sex, disability, religion, and sexual orientation or gender identity.
|Race Neutral Enforcement of the Law? DOJ and the New Black Panther Party Litigation
This report examines the U.S. Department of Justice’s legal and policy rationales for dismissing a civil voter intimidation lawsuit against three of four defendants and reducing the relief requested against the fourth, despite the case being in default.
|Civil Rights and the Mortgage Crisis
This report examines whether federal efforts to increase homeownership rates among minority and low-income individuals may have unintentionally weakened underwriting standards and lending policies to the point that too many borrowers were vulnerable to financial distress and heightened risk of default.
|Enforcing Religious Freedom In Prison
This report examines government efforts to enforce federal civil rights laws prohibiting religious discrimination in the administration and management of federal and state prisons.