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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

Vietnamese Man May Face Life Sentence for Al-Qaeda Affiliation - DoJ

US Department of Justice stated that Vietnam national Minh Quang Pham will be arraigned in the United States on Wednesday following his recent extradition from the United Kingdom, and may face a life sentence for his alleged involvement with al-Qaeda.

How the DOJ strategy of holding systems accountable never quite holds individual cops accountable

Under the watchful eye of outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, the Department of Justice has closely monitored many police departments across the United States and made stern recommendations on patterns and practices of discrimination that the department has uncovered. Show More Summary

Justice Department To Sue Ferguson Police Department Over Racial Discrimination

Get ready for the United States government to sue the Ferguson Police Department for racial discrimination. The Justice Department is preparing to bring a lawsuit against the Ferguson, Missouri, police department over a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers, if the police department does not agree to make changes on its own, sources [...]

U.S. Justice Dept Drops News Corp Probe Related To Phone Hacking

(Reuters) - The United States Department of Justice has decided not to prosecute News Corp or its sister company Twenty-First Century Fox after completing an investigation of scandals in Great Britain involving phone hacking and alleged bribery of public officials. Show More Summary

Justice Department Confirms WikiLeaks Investigation Continues as Google Claims It Fought Gag Orders

The spokesperson for Eastern District of Virginia has confirmed that the United States Justice Department's investigation into WikiLeaks continues. The confirmation came when asked to comment on search warrants that were served against Google for data associated with three of the media organization's staff members. Show More Summary

Feds Work on National License-Plate Tracking, Record Number of U.S. Inmates Exonerated, No Snowpocalypse in the East: A.M. Links

last monthNews : Reason

The Justice Department is building a program that can scan and store license-plate information from drivers around the United States, reports the Wall Street Journal. In the wake of promising the nation a bunch of free things, President...Show More Summary

Search Warrants Against WikiLeaks Staff: Justice Department, Google & US Media Silence Threaten Press Freedom

The United States government served search warrants on Google in March 2012 and demanded that the company hand over data from WikiLeaks staff members for the purpose of an investigation into violations of the Espionage Act, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a larceny statute and a "conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud the United States" statute.

Legal & Evidence Hurdles Stop Feds in Brown Case

Media Reports Point to End of Criminal Case Multiple media reports beginning with The New York Times, late Wednesday night have indicated that the United States Department of Justice will decline to prosecute former Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson, 28, in the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18 last August. Show More Summary

US Justice Department Bans Local, State Police From Using Federal Civil Forfeiture Program

The United States Department of Justice announced Friday that local and state law enforcement can no longer use federal programs to seize the assets of those believed to have committed a crime without conviction. The Washington PostShow More Summary

D.E.A. Kept Telephone Records on Americans, Justice Department Says

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gadgetwise

The trove contains calls between the United States and abroad as part of an effort to catch drug traffickers — but data was collected on people not involved in criminal activity.

CPJ welcomes Risen decision, calls on Holder to ensure journalists are not forced to reveal sources

New York, January 13, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the decision on Monday by the United States Department of Justice to withdraw its subpoena of New York Times reporter James Risen and calls on the Department of Justice to enact guarantees that journalists will not face similar legal...

Senators Investigating How Often The Justice Department Scans Civilian Cell Phones

Ever since the Patriot Act, Americans have been especially nervous about how closely the United States government has been tracking private devices like cell phones. After Edward Snowden blew the whistle on the NSA’s monitoring of private information, the nation reached a boiling point, with many citizens calling for an end to privacy violations. Show More Summary

It’s official: U.S. to reveal that North Korea was behind the massive Sony hack

Officials in the United States Department of Justice will officially reveal on Friday that North Korea was directly responsible for the devastating hack on Sony Pictures, Bloomberg is reporting. “The Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation will reveal evidence they believe links the attack to North Korea, according to a U.S. Show More Summary

Federal Investigation of High Airfares Amidst Declining Fuel Prices Called On by Schumer

3 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Charles Schumer — a member of the Senate of the United States representing New York who has been frequently critical of airline fees — is calling for a federal investigation by the Department of Justice and the Department of Transportation...Show More Summary

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