Annual Statutory Enforcement Reports
|Sexual Assault in the Military
This report examines how the Department of Defense and its Armed Services respond to Service members who report having been sexually assaulted and how it investigates and disciplines Service members accused of perpetrating sexual assault.
|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.