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Yale New Haven Hospital denied a request by federal civil rights officials to turn over exams the hospital requires of older doctors.

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Civil Rights advocates in Washington D.C. are speaking out against a lawsuit filed last week. The suit claims Yale discriminates against white and Asian applicants in its admissions policy.

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The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Yale on Thursday that claims its undergraduate admissions process discriminates against Asian and white applicants in violation of the 1964 Civl Rights Act. Some civil rights attorneys see the lawsuit as a threat to affirmative action.

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The Connecticut state office that handles human rights violations ranging from sexual harassment to housing discrimination lacks the staff and technology to process complaints.

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Connecticut Attorney General William Tong says his office would be better equipped to defend immigrant workers if state lawmakers expand it to include a civil rights division.