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Topic - Doug Jones
The Justice Department said Tuesday it was establishing its first civil rights unit in Alabama, a move that comes after the state's crackdown on illegal immigration raised broader concerns about compliance with federal laws.
The situation couldn't have fit Tyler Clippard better.
China isn't content playing a critical role in the U.S. economy by gobbling up chunks of the national debt. Now the global powerhouse is exporting some of its most popular films to American theaters, courtesy of AMC Entertainment.
During the civil rights era and afterward, he said, civil rights laws were narrower in scope and such cases were mainly overseen from Washington with assistance from local federal prosecutors and investigators.
"I think the immigration bill put us back in the national spotlight. I think that's why you're seeing this coming together now," said Mr. Jones, now a lawyer in private practice.