Matthew Shepard Act
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Category: Crimes In-Depth

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  • Matthew Shepard Act — The Matthew Shepard Act (officially, the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 or LLEHCPA), USBill|110|HR|1592 was a proposed federal bill that would expand the 1969 United States federal hate crime law to include crimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Matthew Shepard — Matthew Wayne Shepard (* 1. Dezember 1976 in Casper, Wyoming; † 12. Oktober 1998 in Fort Collins, Colorado) war ein US amerikanischer Student der University of Wyoming, der im Oktober 1998 in Laramie (Wyoming) das Opfer eines vorsätzlichen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act — More commonly referred to as the Hate Crimes Act or the Matthew Shepard Act, this federal law gives the U.S. Department of Justice the power to investigate and prosecute defendants who selected their crime victim based on race, color, religion,… …   Law dictionary

  • Matthew Shepard — This article is about the murder victim. For the Detroit, Michigan based sports reporter, see Matt Shepard (sportscaster). Matthew Shepard Born December 1, 1976(1976 12 01) Casper, Wyoming …   Wikipedia

  • Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act — Part of a series on Discrimination General forms …   Wikipedia

  • Matthew Shepard — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Shepard. Matthew Shepard (né le 1er décembre 1976 à Casper au Wyoming aux États Unis d Amérique, mort le 12 octobre 1998 à Fort Collins au Colorado aux États Unis d Amérique) était étudiant à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Matthew Shepard — Nombre Matthew Wayne Shepard Nacimiento 1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ley Matthew Shepard — La ley Matthew Shepard, oficialmente Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (Ley para la prevención de los delitos de odio Matthew Shepard y James Byrd, Jr.) es una ley del Congreso de los Estados Unidos aprobada el 22 de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cultural depictions of Matthew Shepard — lists notable plays, films, novels, songs and other works created from the 1998 Matthew Shepard murder, investigation and resulting interest the case brought to hate crime issues. The best known is the stage play The Laramie Project, which was… …   Wikipedia

  • Matthew Wayne Shepard — (* 1. Dezember 1976 in Casper, Wyoming, USA; † 12. Oktober 1998 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA) war ein Student der University of Wyoming, der im Oktober 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming, Opfer eines Überfalles wurde. Eine knappe Woche später verstarb er …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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