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LEP.gov Archives

The documents on this page are provided for historical purposes only.  The Department of Justice does not use, cite, or rely on these documents except to establish historic fact.  There should be no expectation that the information contained in these documents is current or correct.


Enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - National Origin Discrimination Against Persons with Limited English Proficiency; Policy Guidance - August 16, 2000 

What Federal Agencies and Federally Assisted Programs Should Know about Providing Services to LEP Individuals - August 1, 2005

Commonly Asked Questions and Answers Regarding the Protection of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Individuals under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title VI Regulations - April 25, 2011

On Choosing a Language Access Provider

State Courts

AAG Letter to the Massachusetts Trial Court - April 12, 2002

DAAG Letter to Directors of State Courts and/or State Court Administrators - December 1, 2003

AAG Letter to State Court Administrators re: New Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Materials - April 22, 2005

FCS Letter to the Minnesota Judicial Branch - November 7, 2005 

FCS Letter to the National Center of State Courts regarding the Model Judges Bench Book on Court Interpreting - February 21, 2008

FCS Letter to the Indiana Supreme Court - February 4, 2009

DAAG Letter to the Mississippi Administrative Office of the Courts - September 23, 2009

AAG Letter to Chief Justices and State Court Administrators - August 16, 2010

DOJ Report: Language Access in State Courts - September 15, 2016 

Department of Corrections

DAAG Letter to State Departments of Corrections - July 15, 2008     

Executive Order 13166