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Russian news agency RT now under scrutiny as foreign agent

RT, the Russian government television network, disclosedMonday that one of its U.S. affiliates has been notified by the Justice Department that it must register as a foreign agent that is disseminating propaganda in the United State...

Trump Justice Department sides with anti-gay cake baker in the Supreme Court

The Trump administration filed a brief Thursday night aligning the United States of America with a Colorado baker who refused to serve a same-sex couple. It is a stunning reversal from the previous administration, which once lit up the White House in rainbow lights to show its solidarity with LGBTQ Americans. Yet, while the Justice […]

DOJ tried to force pastor to testify on his views of Islam

(Paul Mirengoff) Christian Adams at PJ Media reports that the United State Department of Justice issued subpoenas to force a Christian pastor in Virginia to disclose under oath his views on Islam. Fortunately, today a federal court dismissed the underlying case that gave rise to the subpoena. Show More Summary

DoJ Closes Vantage Probe Over Petrobras Deal

Vantage Drilling International, announced  that it has received a letter from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) acknowledging Vantage's full cooperation in the DOJ's investigation concerning possible violations by Vantage of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act…

Va. company to pay US $16 million in contract fraud case

A Virginia defense contractor and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay the United States $16 million to settle allegations they fraudulently obtained small business contracts. The Department of Justice announced … Click to Continue »

Trump Justice Department Says There Are Too Many Immigrants in Prison

Most have either received final orders of removal or are under investigation for possible removal from the United States.

Right and left unite against Jeff Sessions’s latest outrage

The Post reports: “The Justice Department announced a new federal policy Wednesday to help state and local police take cash and property from people suspected of a crime, even without a criminal charge, reversing an Obama administration rule prompted by past abuse by police.” Along with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s defense of mandatory minimum sentences […]

Trump appeals weakened travel ban ruling

2 months agoNews : The Cutline

The US Justice Department has asked the Supreme Court to block a federal judge's ruling that exempted grandparents of people living in the United States from President Donald Trump's travel ban. In a filing on Friday, the Trump administration...Show More Summary

DOJ appeals judge's travel ban ruling to Supreme Court

The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the United States. The Justice Department is appealing a federal judge's … Click to Continue »

Hobby Lobby billionaire ordered to hand over Iraqi treasure trove of priceless artifacts

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The United States Department of Justice filed a civil complaint in federal court demanding that Hobby Lobby “forfeit” thousands of Iraqi artifacts illegally smuggled into the country. “The protection of cultural heritage is a mission that [Homeland Security Investigations] and its...

Artist Projects Image Of Jeff Sessions In KKK Hood Across Department Of Justice

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Artist and activist Robin Bell has captured the nation’s attention with his provocative light projections, cast across the facades of high-profile political buildings across the United States. His most recent artistic interventions, executed late into the night on May 17, used the exteriors of the Department of Justice and FBI building as canvases. Show More Summary

The Federal Prosecutors Backing Jeff Sessions on Mandatory Minimums

The National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys lobbied against the last major push for criminal-justice reform in Congress. Now their former president is working in the Justice Department.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Just Doubled Down on the Immoral, Racist, and Counterproductive War on Drugs

The Justice Department will once again throw the book at people — disproportionately of color — convicted of drug crimes. Attorney General Jeff Sessions knows that the United States is the world’s leading incarcerator. We imprison more people than any other nation in the world. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Has Committed a Felony; the Evidence Is Now Overwhelming

4 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

To prove obstruction of justice, one needs to meet the following three elements: Show that 1) there was a proceeding pending before a department or agency of the United States; that 2) the defendant knew of or had a reasonably...

Trump Again Blames Obama For Flynn Scandal

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

ABC News reports: Sally Yates, the former acting United States attorney general who drew the ire of President Donald Trump for issuing instructions to the Department of Justice not to defend his first “travel ban” executive order, is...Show More Summary

Al Franken paralyzes DOJ lawyer by asking if Bannon inspires hate crimes: ‘That’s not answering my question’

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Justice Department attorney was at a loss for words on Tuesday after Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) asked him how President Donald Trump’s choice of Steve Bannon as chief strategist impacted hate crimes in the United States. At a Senate hearing on religious hate crimes, Special Counsel For...

Facebook and Google got scammed out of $100 million

A 48-year-old Lithuanian man named Evaldas Rimasauskas managed to defraud internet giants Facebook and Google of $100 million over a span of two years, according to Fortune and the United States Department of Justice. How'd he do it?...Show More Summary

De Blasio: Sessions, Trump come to NYC to say we're soft on crime

5 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The United States Department of Justice released an outrageous and absurdly false statement calling New York City, "soft on crime."

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

5 months agoNews : Trending Now

By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Show More Summary

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other ‘sanctuary’ areas

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities....

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