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Emanuel deflected the criticism by blaming Trump’s DOJ for not wanting a consent decree.
In late 1977, the city entered into a consent decree that established a five-year hiring plan.
But under a consent decree between the EPA and green litigants, the federal government prescribed a plan that required retrofitting six Oklahoma power plants with sulfur-dioxide controls.
In 1941, in the midst of an antitrust investigation, the Justice Department entered into consent decrees with ASCAP and BMI that governed the licensing of public performance rights of songwriters, composers and music publishers.
Some of the police surveillance was curtailed by a lawsuit that ended in 1985 with a federal consent decree that restricted how the police were permitted to investigate political activity.
The Collaborative Agreement was formed in 2002 while Cincinnati was under a federal consent decree in the wake of the 2001 civil unrest sparked by the shooting death of an unarmed black man by police.
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole, whose department is in the process of completing consent decree reforms, would provide technical assistance for police policies and training.
That attitude was on full display in April when the Sessions Justice Department tried to weasel out of the consent decree agreement that the Obama Justice Department had struck with the city of Baltimore.
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