Civil Rights Division

Frank Nucera allegedly slammed a Black teen’s head on a door and regularly used racial slurs. His trial raises major questions about police oversight.
Alexander Acosta's record at the Department of Justice and in academia raises some concerns.
Civil rights lawyers want the DOJ to give judges who break the law a taste of their own medicine.
Nimali Henry was only behind bars because she couldn't afford to buy her freedom.
Her plan would also put federal funds into police training and collaborative reform.
Conrad Alvin Barrett was sentenced to 71 months behind bars.
A DOJ report finds the harsh treatment of black children in Ferguson-area courts "cannot be explained by factors other than race."
Civil rights advocates are hopeful that Gupta's long history of reform and her sensitivity to issues of police abuse will
The investigation, begun after a Ferguson officer shot to death unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August, alleges that town
"I'm satisfied with the progress that we have made, and also I'm comfortable saying that I'm going to be able to make those