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Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties

Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties

Constitutional law and civil liberties



Justice Dept. (DOJ), Legal Counsel (OLC),950 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., #5218, 20530-0001; (202) 514-2051. Fax, (202) 514-0539. Steven A. Engel, Assistant Attorney General.


Advises the attorney general, the president, and executive agencies on questions regarding constitutional law.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights,1331 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., #1150, 20425; (202) 376-7700. Fax, (202) 376-7672. Catherine Lhamon, Chair; Mauro Albert Morales, Staff Director. Press, (202) 376-8371. TTY, (202) 372-8116.

General email,

Web,, Twitter, @USCCRgov

Civil right complaints email,

Assesses federal laws, policies, and legal developments to determine the nature and extent of denial of equal protection under the law on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment, voting rights, education, administration of justice, and housing. Issues ...

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