On July 18, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates said, “Time’s up!” and has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to turn over to the court information on all documents for which President Barack Obama is claiming executive privilege in the Operation Fast and Furious scandal. Show More Summary
On July 18 the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Department of Justice must "provide a detailed listing of all [Fast and Furious] documents that it has withheld from Congress." The ruling was handed down by U.S. Show More Summary
A NY judge has ruled against Microsoft in a rather important case concerning the powers of the Justice Department to go fishing for information in other countries -- and what it means for privacy laws in those countries. As you may recall,...Show More Summary
In Twitter's new transparency report, what's most telling is what's missing. Twitter has released its latest transparency report detailing the government requests it receives for users' account information as well as copyright takedowns. However, what's most interesting about the report is what's missing: the number of requests related to national security. Read Full Story
The U.S. Justice Department is reviewing a request for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway, an FBI spokeswoman said.
Twitter really wants to tell you more about the kind of national security requests it gets from organizations like the Department of Justice and the FBI -- but the government just won't let it. The company's latest transparency report is prefaced...
Justice Department data obtained by the Associated Press on Thursday reveal that the Obama administration's plan to reduce America's prison population has sparked five times as many inmate applications for early release as the year prior. Show More Summary
HOUSTON, Texas--A 2014 government report by the Congressional Research Service obtained by Breitbart Texas shows that President Obama's Department of Justice has set forth "policy guidelines" for judges hearing immigration cases of unaccompanied alien children (UAC). Show More Summary
Twitter is "disappointed" with the Department of Justice.
Thomas E. Perez is the 26th secretary of the Labor Department. Previously, he served for nearly four years as the assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Justice, leading the same division where he worked for a decade as a career federal employee. Perez spoke about leadership, public service and managing […]
Bank of America and the Justice Department are still far apart on resolving a mortgage investigation. | Argentina has found a relentless foe in Paul E. Singer's hedge fund firm. | G.E.'s Synchrony Financial will begin trading on Thursday. | BNP Paribas posted a record quarterly loss.
Bank of America Corp. is nearing a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after raising its proposed offer to resolve probes into its sale of mortgage-backed bonds in the run-up to the financial... To view the full story, click the title link.
House Ways & Means Committee Press Release, Camp Sends More Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing to DOJ (July 30, 2014): Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) sent additional evidence to the Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding the April 9, 2014 criminal referral letter which laid out evidence of...
Cato event held earlier this month with Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Cato senior fellow Mark Calabria. Here’s the description: Launched in early 2013, “Operation Choke Point” is a joint effort by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the bank regulators to limit access to the bank payments system by various businesses. Show More Summary
The Pennsylvania State Police will fight a federal Department of Justice suit alleging that physical fitness tests required for prospective state troopers discriminated against women, officials said Wednesday.
Washington (CNN) -- The Obama administration is expanding its push to stop what it calls "restrictive state laws" over the ability of voters to cast ballots. The Justice Department said it was filing legal briefs in support of separate, private lawsuits against Wisconsin and Ohio. "These filings are necessary to confront the pernicious measures in […]
The St. Louis Art Museum will get to retain an ancient Egyptian mask after federal officials on Monday decided not to pursue efforts to have the artifact returned to Egypt.
Journalist Robert Patrick reported for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on July 28: The Department of Justice is giving up its fight to reclaim for Egypt a 3,200-year-old mummy mask that disappeared from that country decades ago and later found its way into the collection of the St. Show More Summary
The United States Justice Department has moved to dismiss a lawsuit in which American Muslims allege that that twenty-five law enforcement officials, particularly FBI agents, had them placed on the No Fly List after they refused to become government informants in their community.