The Justice Department is seeking the death penalty for Dylann Roof in the shooting massacre of nine worshipers at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year. Attorney General Loretta Lynch made the announcement Tuesday. Show More Summary
The US Department of Justice will seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof for the June 2015 shooting deaths of nine African American churchgoers in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement.
"The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision."
Attorney General Loretta Lynch publicly stated on Tuesday that the Justice Department will seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the suspected perpetrator of the racially-motivated Charleston church shootings that occurred almost a year ago. Read more...
Dylann Roof faces federal as well as state charges for the fatal shooting of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston in June 2015.
The Justice Department announced Tuesday it will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, who is accused of killing nine people during a Bible study class inside a historic black church last June in Charleston, South Carolina. "The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision,...
When there are no consequences for actions, people can just brazenly say they’re going to come after you. Nobody has ever faced any kind of discipline for what went on at the IRS. While the justice department found there was no criminal...Show More Summary
The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that it would seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof in connection with the mass shooting inside a Charleston, South Carolina church last June, Buzzfeed reported. “The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this...
The Department of Justice filed a notice of intent today making it clear they are seeking the death penalty for Dylann Roof, the gunman who killed nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina last summer.
The city attorney for Ferguson, Missouri, who was criticized in a U.S. Justice Department report on policing in the town, said on Tuesday she is stepping down. Stephanie Karr, who had also served as city prosecutor until recently, said the decision to resign was hers alone, in a letter dated on May...
May 24 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, last June, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. "The...Show More Summary
The U.S. Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, S.C., Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch said Tuesday. "The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision,"...
The Justice Department’s inspector general found that 4,300 inmates served more time than they were supposed to from 2009 to 2014.
This month, regional battles over the right of transgender people to access public bathrooms were elevated to national legal theatre. First, the Justice Department told North Carolina that its recent law, requiring education boards and...Show More Summary
MEANWHILE, IN AMERICA, OBAMA-SUPPORTING TECH COMPANIES HAVE GOTTEN SURPRISINGLY LITTLE ANTITRUST SCRUTINY FROM THE OBAMA JUSTICE DEPARTMENT: Why Google’s monopoly abuse case in Europe will run and run.
Opponents, including the U.S. Justice Department and civil rights groups, say in-person voter fraud is extremely rare and that Texas' law discriminates by requiring forms of ID that are more difficult to obtain for low-income, African-American and Latino voters. [...]Show More Summary
Ha ha ha, good luck with that, you sleazy conman. CNN reported Monday that both the FBI and the Justice Department’s public integrity unit’s investigation focuses on about $120,000 in campaign donations to his 2013 gubernatorial campaign from Chinese businessman … Continued
Bank of America sues the Labor Department over its finding of racial discrimination in job-hiring. Justice Stephen Breyer dismisses the notion that the justices could be hampered without a ninth colleague. And the Supreme Court reverses a death sentence in Georgia for race-based juror selection. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.
The FBI and Department of Justice investigation of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe involves billionaire businessman Wang Wenliangwho also tripped up McAuliffes longtime ally.
The United States Justice Department Integrity Unit and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating Virginia Governor Terry Mculiffe’s for 2013 campaign contributions that may be illegal under the U.S. electoral law. The investigation was confirmed by law enforcement officials to NBC News. Show More Summary