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Sameena Shina Majeed

U.S.Department of Justice
Chief, Housing & Civil Enforcement Section
Washington, DC, USA


Sameena Shina Majeed is the Chief of the Housing and Civil Enforcement Section of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, where she has served for the past nine years, including as a Principal Deputy Chief, Deputy Chief and Trial Attorney.  As Chief, Ms. Majeed directs a nationwide program to enforce federal civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in housing, lending, zoning and land use, and places of public accommodation.  She has supervised, litigated and settled numerous federal court cases under the Fair Housing Act, Equal Credit and Opportunity Act, the Service members Civil Relief Act, and Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, among others.  Her work for the Department includes cases to challenge unlawful redlining and pricing discrimination in home mortgages, auto lending, and in other credit transactions.
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