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Briefing Reports Archives

Federal Civil Rights Engagement with Arab & Muslim-Americans Post 9/11

Sex Trafficking: A Gender-Based Violation of Civil Rights

The Civil Rights Implications of Eminent Domain Abuse

Assessing the Impact of Criminal Background Checks and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Conviction Records Policy

School Discipline and Disparate Impact Briefing Report

Health Care Disparities Reports

English Only Policies in the Workplace

Briefing on Blaine Amendments

Discrimination against Native Americans in Border Towns

The Educational Effectiveness of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Encouraging Minority Students in Science Careers

The Impact of Illegal Immigration on the Wages and Employment Opportunities of Black Workers

The Multiethnic Placement Act Minorities in Foster Care and Adoption

Domestic Wiretapping in the War on Terror

Title IX Athletics: Accommodating Interests and Abilities

Supplemental Educational Services Under the No Child Left Behind Act

DOJ Voting Rights Enforcement for the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Briefing Report

Minorities in Special Education

Racial Categorization in the 2010 Census

Voter Fraud and Voter Intimidation

Affirmative Action in American Law Schools

Benefits of Diversity in K-12 Schools

Campus Anti-Semitism

Reauthorization of the Temporary Provisions of the Voting Rights Act

Disparity Studies as Evidence of Discrimination in Federal Contracting

Findings and Recommendations of the United States Commission on Civil Rights Regarding Campus Anti-Semitism

The Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2005

The Economic Stagnation of the Black Middle Class

Ten-Year Check-Up: Have Federal Agencies Responded to Civil Rights Recommendations? Volume IV (September 2004)

Broken Promises: Evaluating the Native American Health Care System (September 2004)

Migrant Civil Rights Issues Along the Southwest Border (April 2003)

Presentation on Civil Rights Issues Facing Immigrant Communities (December 2002)

A New Paradigm for Welfare Reform: The Need for Civil Rights Enforcement (August 2002)

The Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) (April 2002)

Bioterrorism and Health Care Disparities (March 2002)

Revisiting Who Is Guarding the Guardians? A Report on Police Practices and Civil Rights in America (November 2000)

Police Practices and Civil Rights in New York City (August 2000)


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Redefining Rights in America: The Civil Rights Record of the George W. Bush Administration (September 2004)

Closing the Achievement Gap: The Impact of Standards Based Education Reform (July 2004) 

Is America Ready to Vote? Election Readiness Briefing Paper (July 2004)

Native American Health Care Disparities Briefing Summary (February 2004)

Anniversary Update on Commission Activities Related to September 11 (September 2003)

The U.S. Department of Education’s Race-Neutral Alternatives in Postsecondary Education: Innovative Approaches to Diversity-Are They Viable Substitutes for Affirmative Action? (May 2003)

The Supreme Court Revisits Affirmative Action: Will Grutter and Gratz Mean the End of Bakke? (April 2003)

Education Accountability and High-Stakes Testing in the Carolinas (February 2003)

Crossing Borders: The Administration of Justice and Civil Rights Protections in the Immigration and Asylum Context (January 2003)

Beyond Percentage Plans: The Challenge of Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (November 2002)

Tragedy Along the Arizona-Mexico Border: Undocumented Immigrants Face Death in the Desert (August 2002)

Voting Rights in Florida 2002: Briefing Summary (August 2002; Briefing June 20, 2002)

Haitian Asylum Seekers and U.S. Immigration Policy (June 2002)

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in North Dakota Post-September 11 (May 2002)

The Consequences of Government Race Data Collection Bans on Civil Rights (May 2002)

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in Indiana Post-September 11 (May 2002)

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in Wisconsin Post-September 11 (April 2002)

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in Minnesota Post-September 11 (February 2002)

Civil Rights Issues Facing Muslims and Arab Americans in Ohio Post-September 11 (November 2001)

Boundaries of Justice: Immigration Policies Post-September 11 (October 2001)

Crossing Borders: An Examination of Civil Rights Issues Raised by Current Immigration Laws, Policies, and Practices (December 2000)