August 20, 2014

On August 17th, The Philadelphia Inquirer  published a follow-up piece to their August 7th article describing the experience of Philadelphia police recruits at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) during ADL’s Law Enforcement and Society (LEAS): Lessons of the Holocaust training program. LEAS, a joint venture between USHMM and ADL, increases law enforcement’s understanding…
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July 15, 2014

A July 15th CNN/Money article explains how a joint venture between the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. and ADL’s Washington D.C. Regional Office instructs every FBI academy trainee on the consequences of overreaching law enforcement practices. CNN reports that the training program, called Law Enforcement and Society (LEAS): Lessons of the Holocaust, chronicles…
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June 18, 2014

Washington, DC, June 18, 2014…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that the team name of the Washington Redskins is “disparaging to Native Americans” and cannot be trademarked under federal law that prohibits the protection of offensive or disparaging language. David Friedman, ADL Washington D.C. Regional Director,…
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May 27, 2014

On May 21st The League criticized an advertisement from an anti-Muslim group as “highly offensive and inflammatory” but said it is clearly protected political speech under the First Amendment. The ad campaign planned for Washington, DC Metro buses states, “Islamic Jew-Hatred: It’s in the Quran,” and includes a 1941 photo of the Mufti of Jerusalem,…
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bus ad May 21, 2014

Washington, DC, May 21,2014…The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today criticized an advertisement from an anti-Muslim group as “highly offensive and inflammatory,” but said it is clearly protected political speech under the First Amendment. The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), a group headed by the anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller, recently placed advertisements on a number of Washington…
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