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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 8 (Wednesday, January 13, 2010)]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-497]


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COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS


Hearing on the Department of Justice's Actions Related to the New 
Black Panther Party Litigation and Its Enforcement of Section 11(b) of 
the Voting Rights Act

AGENCY: United States Commission on Civil Rights.

ACTION: Notice of hearing.

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Date and Time: Friday, February 12, 2010; 9:30 a.m. EST.

Place:  U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth Street, NW., Room 
540, Washington, DC 20425.

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given pursuant to the provisions of the Civil 
Rights Commission Amendments Act of 1994, 42 U.S.C. 1975a, and 45 CFR 
702.3, that public hearings before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 
will commence on Friday, February 12, 2010, beginning at 9:30 a.m. EST 
in Washington, DC at the Commission's offices located at 624 Ninth 
Street, NW., Room 540, Washington, DC 20425. An executive session not 
open to the public may be convened at any appropriate time before or 
during the hearing.
    The purpose of this hearing is to collect information within the 
jurisdiction of the Commission, under 42 U.S.C. 1975a, related 
particularly to the Department of Justice's actions in the New Black 
Panther Party Litigation and enforcement of Section 11(b) of the Voting 
Rights Act.
    The Commission is authorized to hold hearings and to issue 
subpoenas for the production of documents and the attendance of 
witnesses pursuant to 45 CFR 701.2. The Commission is an independent 
bipartisan, fact finding agency authorized to study, collect, and 
disseminate information, and to appraise the laws and policies of the 
Federal Government, and to study and collect information with respect 
to discrimination or denials of equal protection of the laws under the 
Constitution because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or 
national origin, or in the administration of justice. The Commission 
has broad authority to investigate allegations of voting irregularities 
even when alleged abuses do not involve discrimination.

Contact Person For Further Information: Lenore Ostrowsky, Acting Chief, 
Public Affairs Unit (202) 376-8591. TDD: (202) 376-8116.
    Persons with a disability requiring special services, such as an 
interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Pamela Dunston at 
least seven days prior to the scheduled date of the hearing at 202-376-
8105. TDD: (202) 376-8116.

    Dated: January 8, 2010.
David Blackwood,
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2010-497 Filed 1-12-10; 8:45 am]
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