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Introduced in House (06/18/2004)

Calls on the Department of Justice to investigate the murders of James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman (volunteers for "Freedom Summer," a project dedicated to helping African Americans in Mississippi earn equal rights) in 1964. Calls on Attorney General John Ashcroft to: (1) formally offer the Attorney General of Mississippi the Department's services to review the case file and serve as special prosecutor in a new trial; and (2) report to Congress the findings of the Department's investigation.