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NJ High School Students Behind Law Trump Signed

Students from Stuart Wexler's AP Government & Politics class in Hightstown, N.J., pose in front of the Capitol dome during one of several lobbying trips to the Nation's Capital. Mr. Wexler is fourth from the left in the back row. Student Srihari Subramanian is in the upper right corner. (Image provided courtesy of Srihari Subramanian)

By | Tuesday, 08 January 2019 08:54 PM

President Trump signed into law Tuesday the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collections Act of 2018, a landmark Civil Rights-related bill that was drafted by a New Jersey high school civics class.

Supporters say the bill will alleviate the long delays and massive redactions researchers typically encounter when investigating Civil Rights-era cases. It establishes a review board to determine what information can be released -- including cases that still haven’t been solved half a century later. The review board is independent of the FBI.

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President Trump signed into law Tuesday the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collections Act of 2018, a landmark Civil Rights-related bill that was drafted by a New Jersey high school civics class.Supporters say the bill will alleviate the long delays and massive redactions...
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