Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law on the Nomination of Eric Dreiband to Lead DOJ Civil Rights Division

The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised next week to vote on the nomination of Eric Dreiband to serve as Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.  The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has issued several statements regarding the importance of the Civil Rights Division and raising concern about Mr. Dreiband’s record on key civil rights matters.