United States Attorney General Eric Holder. [T]he federal civil rights investigation into the shooting incident itself continues, in parallel with the local investigation into state law violations. Our investigators from the Civil Rights Division and U.S. Show More Summary
We’ve known for months that the FCC and the Justice Department are hard at work combing through the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, but they aren’t the only ones. Although the deal will need approval from both federal agencies in order to move forward, it also has to get the states where Comcast, TWC, and Charter operate on board. And … [More]
Federal investigators are examining why agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration allegedly paid an Amtrak secretary more than $850,000 for passenger information that the agency could have obtained for free through an agreement with Amtrak police. Show More Summary
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a Fremont, Calif. apartment building’s rule against children’s playing in grassy common areas amounted to “family status” discrimination. Resulting settlement: $80,000. [DoJ complaint, press...Show More Summary
NO. NEXT QUESTION? Sharyl Attkisson: Can The Justice Department Investigate The IRS Impartially?
Sharyl Attkisson: Can Justice Dept. Investigate IRS Impartially?: Should a special counsel take over the Justice Department probe of lost IRS emails and the targeting of conservative tax-exempt groups? Attorney General Eric Holder says there’s no need: his Justice Department is conducting a thorough and fair investigation. But can the...
A ruling by the Justice Department’s Board of Immigration Appeals has found that a woman who fled her abusive husband in Guatemala met one of the criteria for asylum, which is that she belongs to a particular social group (in this case, I think, women who are domestic violence victims). The woman fled her country [...]
Shorter Andy McCarthy: “It’s outrageous that banks that committed widespread mortgage fraud should face any sanctions at all. Because ACORN!!!!!!!!!!! Why on earth are we even funding the Department of Justice at all? The DOJ trying to enforce the law is even worse than taverns that provide free food! I am not a crackpot!”
A United States Justice Department’s board has approved granting asylum to domestic violence victims. The decision comes after a Guatemalan woman argued to stay in the States where she fled to escape her abusive husband in 2005. Read more...
As a reporter and then spokeswoman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), Michelle Lyons witnessed 278 executions by lethal injection between 1998 and 2012, taking notes about last words and times of death and gathering information for press releases. Show More Summary
The Department of Justice has announced that it is suing the small town of St. Anthony, Minnesota, after a two-year investigation into the town's denial of a permit to create an Islamic cultural center. The DOJ claims that the north Minneapolis town broke a federal law when it rejected the center in 2012. Show More Summary
Former President Jimmy Carter is the featured keynote speaker at this weekend’s Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) convention at Detroit’s Cobo Hall. The Justice Department recently implicated ISNA, which claims to be America’sShow More Summary
More than 50 activists gathered outside the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday to deliver a letter to Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., calling for the arrest and prosecution of Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
DuPont will pay a fine of $1.275 million and spend an estimated $2.3 million more to settle claims by U.S. Department of Justice in a case about eight alleged releases of harmful levels of hazardous substances between May 2006 and January 2010 from a DuPont facility in Belle, West Virginia, the EPA said.
US meat giant Tyson Foods has agreed to sell a hog business to win approval from antitrust regulators for its proposed buyout of Hillshire Brands, the Justice Department said Wednesday. Tyson, the leading US poultry seller, agreed in early July to buy sausage maker Hillshire for $8.55 billion, including Hillshire's debt. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Hillshire Brands Company, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. The companies agreed to sell Heinold Hog Markets to win approval for the $8.5 billion deal, the department said. (Reporting by Diane Bartz; Editing by Sandra Maler) Join the conversation about this story »
WASHINGTON — The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges’ union said Wednesday. Judge DanaShow More Summary
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Wednesday's morning shows on ABC and NBC ignored the latest details of the growing scandal engulfing the Veterans Affairs department. Only CBS bothered to report on the story, allowing a scant 20 seconds. This Morning co-anchor Gayle King revealed, "USA Today says the VA scandal now includes obstruction of justice allegations. Show More Summary