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Laws and Policies HATECRIMES Department of Justice

Details: Federal laws protect against certain crimes motivated by race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and disability. The bias categories included in state laws vary. The table below indicates which of the categories included in federal hate crimes laws are included in each state’s laws.

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Federal Law Protections for Religious Liberty

Details: enforcement of neutral, generally applicable laws. Although government generally may subject religious persons and organizations to neutral, generally applicable laws—e.g., across-the-board criminal prohibitions or certain time, place, and manner restrictions on speech—government may not apply such laws in a discriminatory way. For

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Federal Domestic Violence Laws

Details: This Act, and the 1996 additions to the Act, recognize that domestic violence is a national crime and that federal laws can help an overburdened state and local criminal justice system. In 1994 and 1996, congress also passed changes to the Gun Control Act making it a federal crime in certain situations for domestic violence abusers to possess guns.

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Addressing Police Misconduct Laws Enforced By The

Details: Federal laws that address police misconduct include both criminal and civil statutes. These laws cover the actions of State, county, and local officers, including those who work in prisons and jails. In addition, several laws also apply to Federal law enforcement officers. The laws protect all persons in the United States (citizens and non

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Citizen's Guide To U.S. Federal Law On Obscenity

Details: There are also laws to protect children from obscene or harmful material on the Internet. For one, federal law prohibits the use of misleading domain names, words, or digital images on the Internet with intent to deceive a minor into viewing harmful or obscene material (See 18 …

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QUICK REFERENCE TO FEDERAL FIREARMS LAWS

Details: FEDERAL FIREARMS LAWS I. POSSESSION OF A FIREARM OR AMMUNITION BY A PROHIBITED PERSON: 18 USC § 922(g) & (n). Punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment. May receive minimum sentence of 15 years without parole if offender has three or more prior convictions for a felony crime of violence (e.g. burglary, robbery, assault, possession

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Citizen's Guide To U.S. Federal Law On Child Sexual Abuse

Details: 18 U.S.C. § 2243– Sexual abuse of a minor or ward. 18 U.S.C. § 2244– Abusive sexual contact. Except in limited circumstances, federal laws typically do not apply to child sexual abuse matters that takes place wholly inside a single state. These matters are therefore generally handled by state or local authorities and prosecuted under

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Whistleblower Rights and Protections U.S. Department of

Details: A disclosure of waste, fraud, or abuse that includes classified information is not a protected disclosure under the whistleblower laws unless the disclosure is made in accordance with the laws and rules that govern the proper handling and transmission of classified information.

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Elder Abuse and Elder Financial Exploitation Statutes

Details: 26 rows · The federal government, states, commonwealths, territories and the District of Columbia all have laws designed to protect older adults from elder abuse and guide the practice of adult protective services agencies, law enforcement agencies, and others. These laws …

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Federal Protections Against National Origin Discrimination

Details: Federal laws prohibit discrimination based on a person's national origin, race, color, religion, disability, sex, and familial status. Laws prohibiting national origin discrimination make it illegal to discriminate because of a person's birthplace, ancestry, culture or language.

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1630. Protection Of Government Property -- Real Property

Details: The federal enclave laws provide two forms of protection to property found on federal land. At the outset these laws specifically forbid certain property crimes. For example, arson, theft, receiving stolen goods, destruction of property and robbery are all prohibited within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States.

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Religious Land Use And Institutionalized Persons Act

Details: The land use provisions of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000cc, et seq., protect individuals, houses of worship, and other religious institutions from discrimination in zoning and landmarking laws (for information on RLUIPA's institutionalized persons provisions, please refer to the Civil Rights Division's Special Litigation Section).

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Cultural Property Law

Details: March 2016 United States Attorneys’ Bulletin 3 Figure 3: Adele Bloch-Bauer 1, From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository This is an example of a painting by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, “Adele Bloch-Bauer 1,” also

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Employment Rights of the National Guard and Reserve

Details: U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney Eastern District of North Carolina 310 New Bern Avenue, Suite 800 Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

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Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act

Details: The Section enforces the "institutionalized persons" provisions of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act ("RLUIPA"), 42 U.S.C. § 2000cc. These provisions recognize the crucial role religion plays in the rehabilitation of prisoners and in the lives of those who are institutionalized, and they require that state and local

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Citizen's Guide To U.S. Federal Law On Child Sex Trafficking

Details: Child Sex Trafficking is prohibited by 18 U.S.C. § 1591. This statute makes it a federal offense to knowingly recruit, entice, harbor, transport, provide, obtain, or maintain a minor (defined as someone under 18 years of age) knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that the victim is a minor and would be caused to engage in a commercial

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LAWS OF GUYANA Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS

Details: LAWS OF GUYANA Table of Contents i TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Table of Contents THE CONSTITUTION AND PARLIAMENT Cap. 1:01. The Constitution 2. Republic 3. Representation of the People 4. National Assembly (Validity of Elections) 5. National Assembly (Speaker’s Elections and Vacation of Office) 6. National Assembly (Disqualification) 7.

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Citizen's Guide To U.S. Federal Law On Child Pornography

Details: Federal law prohibits the production, distribution, reception, and possession of an image of child pornography using or affecting any means or facility of interstate or foreign commerce (See 18 U.S.C. § 2251; 18 U.S.C. § 2252; 18 U.S.C. § 2252A). Specifically, Section 2251 makes it illegal to persuade, induce, entice, or coerce a minor to

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Elder Abuse and Elder Financial Exploitation Statutes

Details: The federal government, states, commonwealths, territories and the District of Columbia all have laws designed to protect older adults from elder abuse and guide the practice of adult protective services agencies, law enforcement agencies, and others. These laws vary considerably from state to state.

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1117. Restrictions on the Possession of Firearms by

Details: The following is the full text of an announcement that was sent by the Criminal Division to the United States Attorneys' Offices upon the passage of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(9) (the Lautenberg Amendment) in the fall of 1996.

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NURSING HOME STAFFING STANDARDS IN STATE STATUTES …

Details: NURSING HOME STAFFING STANDARDS IN STATE STATUTES AND REGULATIONS By Charlene Harrington. Ph.D. Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Best Practices For Recruiting and Hiring Workers

Details: Best Practices for Employers and Recruiters When Hiring. Treat U.S. citizens, non-U.S. citizen nationals, lawful permanent residents, asylees, and refugees consistently in recruitment or hiring, without regard to their citizenship status, except in the limited situation where a law, regulation, executive order, or government contract requires

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Advisory on the Application of Federal Laws to the

Details: facilities or assets, notwithstanding certain otherwise potentially applicable federal criminal laws, including various laws relating to surveillance.1 In addition, the FAA has been expressly authorized to engage in limited testing activities notwithstanding certain federal criminal surveillance laws.2 ecause no other entities have been granted that authority, it is important that state, local

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Contact the Civil Rights Division Department of Justice

Details: The Civil Rights Division enforces federal laws that protect you from discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, disability status, sex, religion, familial status, or loss of other constitutional rights. If you believe your civil rights, or someone else’s, have been …

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State Elder Abuse Statutes EJI Department of Justice

Details: A list of laws specific to Native Americans is maintained by The National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative. Statutory Review of Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams and/or Information Sharing This document contains a list of state statutes related to elder abuse multidisciplinary teams and …

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2404. Hobbs Act -- Under Color Of Official Right JM

Details: 2404. Hobbs Act -- Under Color Of Official Right. In addition to the "wrongful use of actual or threatened force, violence, or fear," the Hobbs Act (18 U.S.C. § 1951) defines extortion in terms of "the obtaining of property from another, with his consent . . . under color of official right." In fact, the under color of official right aspect of

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Justice Department Sues Monopolist Google For Violating

Details: Google is a limited liability company organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. Google is owned by Alphabet Inc., a publicly traded company incorporated and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware and headquartered in Mountain View, California.

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Federal Religious Land Use Protections

Details: What is RLUIPA? RLUIPA stands for “The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.” This is a federal law that, among other things, protects religious institutions from

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Native American Policies

Details: By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to establish regular and meaningful consultation and collaboration with tribal officials in the development of Federal policies that have tribal implications, to strengthen the United States government-to-government

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A guide to the United States Constitution

Details: Page 3 adult’s decision to refuse a blood transfusion based on religious beliefs, even if it is necessary to save his or her life. On the other hand, the government may intervene if parents refuse a life-saving transfusion for their child.

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Fact Sheet: the Department of Justice Ten Years After 9/11

Details: These laws have helped law enforcement and intelligence agencies protect the nation in the following ways: Helped tear down the so-called FISA “wall” that prevented effective information sharing between law enforcement and intelligence personnel.

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Prosecuting Computer Crimes

Details: provisions regarding computers to existing criminal laws, but rather to address federal computer-related offenses in a single, new statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1030. Even after enacting section 1030, Congress continued to investigate problems associated with computer crime to determine whether federal criminal laws required further revision.

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THE KENYA CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION ACT, 2011

Details: the laws of Kenya. Citizenship by Presumption for foundlings. 9.(1) Any person who finds a child who is or appears to be less than eight years of age, and whose nationality and parents are not known shall present the child to the . The Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Act, 2011 10

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20. Torture (18 U.S.C. 2340A) JM Department of Justice

Details: 20. Torture (18 U.S.C. 2340A) Section 2340A of Title 18, United States Code, prohibits torture committed by public officials under color of law against persons within the public official's custody or control. Torture is defined to include acts specifically intended to …

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FAQ on the VAWA Confidentiality Provision

Details: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the VAWA Confidentiality Provision (34 U.S.C. § 12291(b)(2)) October 2017

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Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental

Details: Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness. July 7, 2015. Courtesy of Eve Hill, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. In 2000, Congress expanded the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Act (PAIMI Act) to give federally-funded protection and advocacy systems (P&As) authority to

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S GUIDELINES ON FEDERAL …

Details: provided that the approval levels conform to all applicable laws. Applications for approval of undercover operations referred to FBIHQ only because of fiscal circumstances need not be considered or approved by the Undercover Review Committee. For purpose of these Guidelines, an undercover operation involves fiscal circumstances if

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Antitrust Enforcement and the Consumer

Details: antitrust laws, but when these laws are effectively and responsibly enforced, they can save consumers millions and even billions of dollars a year in illegal overcharges. Most S tates have antitrust laws, and so does the Federal Government. Essentially, these laws …

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2:15-cr-20472-JCO-MKM Doc # 1 Filed 07/29/15 Pg 1 of 17 Pg

Details: Compiled Laws, Sections 750.82 and 767.39. All in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1959(a)(3) and 2. COUNT THREE 18 U.S.C. §§ 1959(a)(5)-Attempted Murder in Aid of Racketeering D-1 ANTONIO CLARK D-2 ARAMIS WILSON 1. Paragraphs One - Thirteen of Count One are re-alleged herein as if fully incorporated in this Count. 2.

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North Carolina Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Preparing

Details: 2 days ago · Laws is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 20, 2021. Laws faces a statutory maximum sentence of three years in prison for assisting in the preparation of a false tax return and three years in prison for filing a false personal income tax return, as well as a period of supervised release, restitution and monetary penalties.

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