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Civil Rights

Civil rights



Civil Rights Division (Justice Dept.),950 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., #5643, 20530-0001; (202) 514-4609. Fax, (202) 514-0293. John M. Gore, Assistant Attorney General (Acting). Press, (202) 514-2007. TTY, (202) 514-0716.

General email,

Web, and Twitter, @TheJusticeDept

Enforces federal civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, or national origin in voting, education, employment, credit, housing, public accommodations and facilities, credit, and federally assisted programs.

Civil Rights Division (Justice Dept.), Disability Rights (DRS),950 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., 20530; (202) 307-0663. Fax, (202) 307-1197. Rebecca Bond, Chief. Information and ADA specialist, (800) 514-0301. TTY, (800) 514-0383.


Litigates cases under Titles I, II, and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in places of public accommodation ...

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