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A Senior Justice Department Official Believes Children As Young As 3 Can Represent Themselves In Immigration Court

(Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press)

Jack Weil, a Virginia-based senior official in the U.S. Justice Department, shocked many in his testimony in a Seattle federal court by repeatedly arguing that young children as young as 3 or 4 can be taught to represent themselves in immigration court.  Weil was deposed by the ACLU after the Justice Department recommended …

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Victims are routinely punished for reporting K-12 campus sexual assault, officials say

Dea Goodman’s daughter was expelled after reporting an alleged sexual assault on campus. Goodman has filed a Title IX civil rights complaint. (Photo by Salwan Georges/For the Washington Post)

Via: The Washington Post “The Education Department has seen a spike during the past year in the number of civil rights complaints filed against K-12 schools for allegedly mishandling reports of sexual violence. It’s one sign that the national debate about sexual assault on college campuses is raising awareness about the problem among …

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