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DOJ to review secret cell phone tracking programs, reveal information on usage

The United States Department of Justice has reportedly decided that the use of controversial cell phone tracking devices --?widely known as "stingrays" --?by its agencies must be more closely monitored, and is preparing to launch an extensive internal review while publicly revealing more details about the secret programs.

SHARPTON to Hold March on Washington – To Demand DOJ Takeover of US Police Departments

Sharpton calls for Justice Department Takeover of US Police The Rev. Al Sharpton in Baltimore Thursday called for the Justice Department to step in and take over policing in the United States and hold bad officers accountable. From the video– … Continue reading ?

US ‘Disappointed’ With Austria’s Refusal to Extradite Ukrainian Oligarch

The US Department of Justice has filed an appeal following a rejection by a Vienna court to extradite influential Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash to the United States, where he faces corruption charges.

Lynch Takes Helm of DOJ, Promises 'Even Greater Heights'

Loretta Lynch was sworn in on Monday as the 83rd attorney general of the United States at a ceremony at the Department of Justice, which she vowed to lead "to even greater heights."       

Constructive Feedback University: Why The "US Government" Under "The Obama Administration" Feels Confident That "The Activist Community" "ACLU" And "US Justice Department" Won't


Supreme Court to Justice Department: No, the Fourth Amendment Is Not a "Useless Piece of Paper"

Any news that the Fourth Amendment is still being actively enforced by the courts is good news. At oral argument in Rodriguez v. United States, a case involving drug-sniffing dogs, Justice Sotomayor urged that if the arguments made by...Show More Summary

Typical – Democrat State Auditor Indicted On Tax Fraud

Guest post by Michael Strickland Troy X. Kelley, Washington state Auditor, has been indicted on 10 counts of tax fraud, and is being prosecuted by the United States Department Of Justice. From a press release put out by the DOJ: … Continue reading ?

DEA Surveillance Program Harvested Americans’ Call Records—And It Took Snowden’s Disclosures to End It

The United States government harvested the records of billions of Americans’ international phone calls for over two decades. It was ended by the Justice Department in September 2013 after disclosures by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden brought widespread attention to massive government surveillance. Show More Summary

Dianne Feinstein says the Anarchist’s Cookbook should be “removed from the Internet”

Two women were arrested in New York today for allegedly planning an ISIS-inspired plot to use "weapons of mass destruction against persons or property in the United States," according to the Justice Department. In a press release praising the FBI and the NYPD for their work on the case, Senator Dianne Feinstein of California said the […]

DEA Agents Hosted Sex Parties With Prostitutes, Allegedly Paid For By Drug Cartels

A recent report from the United States Department of Justice exposed the involvement of Drug Enforcement Administration agents in sex parties. The report did not state in what particular country these illicit activities took place in but Politico cited that they happened in Colombia. Show More Summary

Obama's DOJ Stays on the Warpath against the Redskins

The Obama administration is putting in its primetime player to tackle the legal battle over the Washington Redskins name: Hit the showers, United States Patent and Trademark Office. It’s time for the Department of Justice to get under...Show More Summary

Stevens Prosecution Looms Over Menendez Case

“In 2008, the Justice Department took the unusual step of indicting a sitting United States senator. Prosecutors described the senator, Ted Stevens, an Alaska Republican, as a crafty politician who concealed the expensive gifts that had been lavished upon him [...]

Fox News Megyn Kelly: Racist Emails Found In Most Companies, Nothing Unusual About Ferguson

Fox News host Megyn Kelly offered a differing perspective on the numerous racist emails uncovered by a United States Justice Department investigation of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and court system, or her Monday, March...Show More Summary

Wikimedia Foundation, ACLU, and Others Sue National Security Agency (NSA) and Justice Dept. Over Mass Surveillance Program

From the Wikimedia Foundation: Today, the Wikimedia Foundation is filing suit against the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) of the United States. The lawsuit challenges the NSA’s mass surveillance program,...Show More Summary

Vietnamese, Canadian Charged Over Massive US Internet Data Breach

US Department of Justice said that two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian national were charged for making millions of dollars based on stolen e-mails in what amounts to be the largest Internet data breach ever in the United States.

All US Police Must Heed Ferguson Report Reforms - ACLU

American Civil Liberties Union stated that law enforcement across the United States must consider the US Department of Justice’s proposed reforms in its report on the city of Ferguson, Missouri police and court practices.

US Should Conduct Nationwide Police Dep't Investigations - Rights Group

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights stated that the US Department of Justice findings that confirmed racial bias in the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department and court indicate the United States needs to conduct police department investigations nationwide.

You, Too, Can Prevent Police Brutality

One month after taking office as President of the United States, George W. Bush declared to a joint session of Congress that racial profiling “is wrong and we will end it in America.” To that end, his Department of Justice issued a RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Ferguson Law Enforcement Practices to Be Reformed – US Attorney General

US Attorney General announces that the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the city authorities are set to reform Ferguson law enforcement practices.

Ferguson, Black & Blue

This post originally appeared on the ACLU of Missouri's blog. The United States Department of Justice will confirm tomorrow what residents in the St. Louis metro area have long known: If you’re black in Ferguson, you have a greater chance...Show More Summary

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