The US Department of Justice said that Southeastern Oklahoma State University is facing a lawsuit from the US government for discriminating against a transgender professor on the basis of sex.
WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Monday against Southeastern Oklahoma State University over its suspected discrimination against a transgender assistant professor. The DOJ said it also sued the Regional University System of Oklahoma. Show More Summary
The FBI—in conjunction with the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section—recently announced the establishment of three dedicated international corruption squads to aid in the battle against foreign bribery and kleptocracy-related criminal activity.
Wikimedia, the nonprofit that hosts the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the National Security Agency and the Department of Justice. The goal is to challenge the agencies’ large-scale surveillance programs...Show More Summary
A federal court has ordered a Los Angeles-based seafood company to cease operations after food inspectors found listeria bacteria in its processing facilities, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday.
Police union leaders and city officials in Ferguson, Missouri, have continued to kick back against a damning report from the US Department of Justice (DOJ) that revealed routine violation of black residents’ constitutional rights, as the city prepares to negotiate a settlement with the federal...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had filed a lawsuit against Southeastern Oklahoma State University over alleged discrimination against a transgender employee. The DOJ said it also sued the Regional University System of Oklahoma. Show More Summary
Arising from the federal government's multi-pronged investigation into the operation of the darkwebsite Silk Road, used to buy and sell any item, legal or not, today the Justice Department released a criminal complaints against a Drug...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Two former federal law enforcement agents who investigated an online marketplace used to trade drugs have been arrested and charged with stealing bitcoins during the investigation, the Justice Department announced Monday. Carl...Show More Summary
The first rule of investigating underground black markets should probably be not to become a digital black marketeer yourself.But that's exactly what the Justice Department says two federal officials did while probing Silk Road, the digital marketplace for illicit goods. Show More Summary
This is one of those sad times when The Onion realizes it has badly, and permanently, missed its IPO window. Just released from the Department of Justice Former Federal Agents Charged With Bitcoin Money Laundering and Wire Fraud Agents...Show More Summary
A seafood importing and processing company in Los Angeles, CA, has been ordered to cease operations until it can institute safe manufacturing practices. The permanent injunction was announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). After a 2012 recall of “improperly eviscerated” fish from the L.A. Star... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are moving toward charging a Florida eye doctor over his dealings with New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department investigation into their relationship. The person said prosecutors are expected to bring charges against Dr. Show More Summary
Five Years after the Supreme Court Decided Citizens United, The Obama administration is still delaying IRS cases and has clearly won the IRS targeting scandal.
The San Francisco sheriff's office is asking the Department of Justice to investigate allegations that officials at the county jail forced inmates to fight for hamburgers and other rewards during gladiator-style matches. Speaking atShow More Summary
Born of the Organized Crime Control Act of 1970, and the brainchild of longtime Department of Justice attorney, Gerald Shur, the U.S. Marshall Service Witness Security Program (WITSEC) has successfully protected more than 18,000 people since it first began operations in 1971. Read more...
At first glance, the Justice Department’s 31-count indictment of five Chinese military officers for hacking into the computers of six American corporations, in order to steal billions of dollars’ worth of industrial secrets, seems a bit odd. Show More Summary
BlueNationReview: Poetic justice is coming down hard on Arizona's most notorious sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Last week, Arpaio admitted he violated federal court orders when his department unfairly targeted Latinos during patrol operations....Show More Summary
This one's good for a smile. A new fashion trend is sweeping the halls of the Justice Department for spring - “Free Eric Holder’’ wristbands, an inside joke among...
A detention center in Baltimore has been illegally holding teens in solitary confinement, a Department of Justice report found. The post Teen Was Kept In Solitary Confinement For 143 Days Before Even Facing Trial appeared first on ThinkProgress.