The Department of Justice released a letter earlier this week from 10 legal scholars at colleges across the country defending the president's controversial executive action on immigration. The scholars - the letter is careful to point...Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal reports: U.S. Justice Department personnel are disguising themselves as Mexican Marines to take part in armed raids against drug suspects in Mexico, according to people familiar with the matter, an escalation of American... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
While the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has been investigating the shooting of Michael Brown and the practices of the Ferguson Police Department, a different agency at Justice has been providing training to local police and assessing their response to demonstrations.
WASHINGTON — With a grand jury decision on the Ferguson shooting death of Michael Brown expected soon, the Justice Department today has released new guidelines to help “maintain public safety while safeguarding constitutional rights” of demonstrators who are preparing to gather in cities around the country after the decision is announced. Attorney General Eric Holder [...]Show More Summary
After CBS News aired a damaging report which suggested Attorney General Eric Holder had lied to Congress, the Department of Justice's (DOJ) press director worked overtime to suppress reporter Sharyl Attkisson's story and called her CBS superiors to complain. Show More Summary
Right-wing media are claiming that former CBS investigative reporter Sharyl Attikisson was "targeted" by the Obama administration because a Department of Justice press aide complained to CBS about an article Attkisson wrote about Operation Fast and Furious. Show More Summary
Here's the most sobering statistic you'll see today: American-Indian and Alaskan Native children experience PTSD at the same rate at veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to a new report from a Department of Justice...Show More Summary
Judicial Watch has released documents they obtained through a FOIA request on Operation Fast and Furious. Among the more than 42,000 pages is an email exchange between the Justice Department and the White House showing that the administration sought to rein in CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson, who was labeled as being “out of control.” From […]
Department of Justice officials say a couple in Northern California couple have been indicted on federal drug charges related to the Silk Road 2.0 “dark Web” drug market after agents traced their internet activity. Read the rest
That’s Walter Dellinger’s determination: The idea that the immigration plan just announced by President Obama is a lawless power grab is absurd. As the Justice Department legal analysis that was just released amply demonstrates, much of the advance criticism of the president’s action has been uninformed and unwarranted. The opinion is well-reasoned and at times […]
Ferguson activists are threatening police officers and their families. The Holder DOJ says the police must wear nametags. (Hypervocal) Department of Justice officials are forcing police officers to wear nametags while on duty at the Ferguson riots. But these same … Continue reading ?
VIA VOLOKH: The Justice Department’s memorandum on deferring deportation of some categories of illegal aliens.
Here we go again. Just a few days after a former FBI agent argued that the new iOS 8 encryption would cause somebody to die, a US Department of Justice boss upped the ante. At a meeting on October 1, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told a room full of Apple executives that iPhone encryption would cause a child to die. A child! More »
The idea that the immigration plan just announced by President Obama is a lawless power grab is absurd. As the Justice Department legal analysis that was just released amply demonstrates, much of the advance criticism of the president’s action has been uninformed and unwarranted. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Judicial Watch has slowly been prying Fast and Furious documents out of the desperate grip of the Obama administration. The Department of Justice has now produced around 40,000 pages of documents–a tiny amount–which Judicial Watch has posted on its web site. Show More Summary
Judicial Watch has obtained emails, through the Freedom of Information Act, that show an exchange in which a Department of Justice press aide talked about calling up Attkisson's bosses because she was "out of control."
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s management has been accused by the Department of Justice that their encryption software could potentially result in significant hindrances in criminal investigations. The topic was under discussion on Fox Business, and the news channel’s Liz MacDonald expressed her opinion on the increased privacy awareness of the public companies. ” [...]
In a major loss for reasonable discourse about important issues, the Department of Justice has argued that people should not want encrypted smartphones because they could kill our children. The DOJ's logic is that kidnappers will procure...Show More Summary
Recently, the United States Department of Justice announced a groundbreaking undertaking to take on, squarely and directly, one of the most damaging social problems facing the nation. The National Initiative for Building Community Trust...Show More Summary
John Yoo, a conservative lawyer who served in George W. Bush’s Justice Department, writes on Tuesday’s vote blocking the USA Freedom Act: “The bill would have expanded the requirement for judicial warrants before the intelligence agencies could use metadata (phone-call information, not content) to try to track down suspected terrorists. The law would have hamstrung […]