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135 Congressmen Demand Attorney General Investigate Planned Parenthood Selling Aborted Babies

Some 135 members of the House of Representatives today sent a formal request to United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch demanding the Department of Justice (DOJ) immediately investigate the practices of Planned Parenthood regarding the sale of aborted baby body parts following the release of two graphic videos. Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) was joined by […]

One in 9 African American Kids Has Parent in Jail - US Justice Department

More than a tenth of African American children in the United States have a parent that is incarcerated and the situation calls for urgent reforms of the country’s criminal justice system, US Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates said in a press release on Wednesday.

Barry Bonds Will No Longer Be Prosecuted by US Justice Department

Former Major League Baseball All-Star Barry Bonds is no longer being prosecuted for obstruction of justice charges. According to The Associated Press, the United States Department of Justice formally dropped Bonds' criminal prosecution...Show More Summary

Uzbek Islamist Group Suspect Brought to US on Terror Charges -Justice Dep't

An alleged activist supporter of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has been flown to the United States to face terrorism offenses, the US Department of Justice said in a press release.

Justice Department Could Prosecute Companies for Food Safety Issues

The declaration comes in response to recent Listeria outbreaks. The United States Justice Department said on Monday that it will consider punishing companies that are responsible for outbreaks of food-borne illnesses, reports the Associated Press. Show More Summary

DOJ Offers New Plan for Notifying 2006-07 Salmonella Outbreak Victims

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a plan with the U.S. District Court in Albany, GA, for notifying the victims of the first Salmonella outbreak involving peanut butter ever to occur in the United States. The notification is about a pending criminal case that might offer them one last chance of obtaining restitution... Continue Reading

FIFA official agrees to be extradited to the United States

A FIFA official arrested in Zurich during an early morning raid in May at the behest of the U.S. Justice Department has agreed to be extradited to the United States.

Two Thirds of US Police Departments Lacked Body Cameras Records in 2013

Less than one third of the 18,000 police forces in the United States equipped their officers with body cameras to record their actions during 2013, the Department of Justice said in a press release.

Eric Holder Hints at Possible Plea Deal for Edward Snowden

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Former United States Attorney General Eric Holder said "the possibility exists" that the Justice Department could reach a plea deal with Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor responsible for revealing the extent of NSA surveillance...Show More Summary

BP 'Got Off Cheaply' With $18.7 Billion Settlement

The U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday that the United States, together with several state and hundreds of local governments, had reached a settlement for all remaining civil claims arising from the April 20, 2010, BP Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, which killed 11 men and set off the largest...

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Benjamin C. Mizer of the Justice Department’s Civil Division, regarding the extradition from Jamaica and prosecution of Damion Bryan Barrett

Mortgage Fraud Blog. “This sentence sends a very strong message that scammers operating in foreign countries will be held accountable for the laws they break in the United States.  The Justice Department is committed to bringing these international fraudsters to justice.” The post Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Benjamin C. Show More Summary

U.S. Arrests 1,140, Including 3 Soldiers, on Child Sexual Predation Charges

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States has arrested 1,140 people on charges of sexually preying on children as part of a nationwide sweep to protect children, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. The arrests...Show More Summary

US arrests over 1,000 for sexually preying on children

last monthNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

WASHINGTON – The United States has arrested 1,140 people on charges of sexually preying on children as part of a nationwide sweep to protect children, the U.S. Justice Department said...

Two-month federal operation results in 1,140 arrests for child sexual predation

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The United States has arrested 1,140 people on charges of sexually preying on children as part of a nationwide sweep to protect children, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. The arrests stemmed from a two-month operation in April and May tracking alleged offenders who use the Internet to...

Over 1,100 Arrested In Nationwide Sweep For Allegedly Sexually Preying On Kids: Justice Department

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States has arrested 1,140 people on charges of sexually preying on children as part of a nationwide sweep to protect children, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. The...Show More Summary

How America Should Fix FIFA

last monthSports / Football : Soccerlens

How America Should Fix FIFA - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Over the past month, the United States Department of Justice has dramatically cracked down on corruption that has plagued FIFA, the international governing body of soccer, since the 1970s. In an early morning raid at a luxury hotel, Swiss police … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News

Indicted FIFA Exec Allegedly Faked "Severe Dementia" to Avoid U.S. Citizenship Test

Uruguayan soccer figure Eugenio Figueredo is one of many FIFA figures recently charged with corruption by United States authorities. The Justice Department indictment's description of Figueredo, however, is much more colorful than its...Show More Summary

Two Brothers Convicted of Planning Terror Plot in New York

Two Pakistani-American brothers convicted on terrorism charges in the United States were sentenced to maximum prison sentences, the US Department of Justice said in a statement on Thursday.

The War on Free Speech Accelerates: DoJ Subpoenas Reason.com Over Comment Section

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The United States Department of Justice is using federal grand jury subpoenas to identify anonymous commenters engaged in typical internet bluster and hyperbole in connection with the Silk Road prosecution. Show More Summary

Justice Department Goes After Hyperbolic Internet Commenters at Reason

At Popehat, Ken White relates an utterly bizarre story: The United States Department of Justice is using federal grand jury subpoenas to identify anonymous commenters engaged in typical internet bluster and hyperbole in connection with the Silk Road prosecution. Show More Summary

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