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Briefing Reports

Briefing Report Cover Examining the Race Effects of Stand Your Ground Laws and Related Issues

This report examines whether there is a possible racial bias in the assertion, investigation, or enforcement of justifiable homicide laws in states with Stand Your Ground provisions. 
Briefing Report Cover Federal #MeToo: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces

This report examines the prevention and redress of sexual harassment that occurs in federal workplaces.
Briefing Report Cover Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars

This report examines the state of federal civil rights protections for incarcerated women to explore women’s experiences while incarcerated.
Briefing Report Cover Free to Learn: Speech and Sexual Harassment on Campus

This report addresses the potential tension between free speech and impermissible sexual harassment in higher education.
Report Cover for Statutory Enforcement 2019 Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement

For this report, the Commission examines thirteen different federal agencies, seeking to evaluate each on the efficacy of the agency’s external federal civil rights enforcement efforts from Fiscal Year 2016 to Fiscal Year 2018.