Clowns: The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the city of Ferguson, Mo., for unjust policing that violates the civil and constitutional rights of citizens, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Wednesday. The lawsuit came one day after the Ferguson City Council voted to change a proposed consent decree to reform the police and courts. The […]
The Department of Justice is suing the city of Ferguson, Missouri. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the lawsuit this afternoon following the Ferguson City Council’s decision to amend parts of their agreement with the DOJ for police and municipal court reform. Read more...
Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Ferguson’s decision to reject the agreement left the department no choice except to sue.
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said that the US Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit against the city of Ferguson after it rejected a previously negotiated agreement to reform its police.
The Justice Department is filing a lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, which Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced in remarks late today.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton can add an ethics investigation to the growing list of potential ways he has violated the law (including three felony charges, of course). The State Bar of Texas had originally declined to explore aShow More Summary
The First Amendment protects our political rights. In the past few years, former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli (R) and state Sen. J. Chapman “Chap” Petersen (D-Fairfax) have had occasion to address these rights, in particular the right of association in connection to the GOP presidential primary. In 2012, Virginia Republicans became a national punchline when only […]
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Anti-gay Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton could still face sanctions for his opinion encouraging county clerks and judges in the state to defy the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of nationwide marriage equality last June. The State...Show More Summary
Walter Olson New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pursuing an investigation of the Exxon Corporation in part for making donations to think tanks and associations like the American Enterprise Institute and American Legislative...Show More Summary
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The U.S. attorney and the Virginia attorney general say they’re teaming up to make sure heroin dealers face tough punishments.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement. Continue reading ? The post Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Just months after the New York attorney general launched an investigation into oil giant ExxonMobil over allegations that it misled investors about climate change, a newly surfaced report suggests the oil industry's largest trade group...Show More Summary
In a request to the Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Representative Bennie Thompson called on a complete review and privacy assessment of the FBI's "Don't Be a Puppet" web-based program, including its use of the Violent Extremist Risk Assessment (VERA). Show More Summary
At black history month event in Maryland, Attorney General also speaks of fight to protect voting rights.
PA Supreme Court won't give Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) her law licence back. The post BREAKING: Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) still banned from practicing law. appeared first on RedState.
Former "Survivor" contestant Michael Skupin -- whose claim to fame on the show was falling in a fire pit -- has been charged with several counts of possessing child porn. Michigan's Attorney General announced the charges Friday... including 6…
A new clause in bills takes swing at Herring over state attorney general’s liberal record.