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Six Android Piracy Group Members Charged, Two Arrested

Three federal indictments have been unsealed in Georgia revealing charges against six former members of three Android piracy groups. The United States Department of Justice says that the men are charged with intellectual property offenses related to the illegal distribution of millions of copyrighted apps. Show More Summary

Pilot Flying J paying $92M penalty to government, no prosecution?

Jimmy Haslam's company, Pilot Flying J, reached a criminal enforcement agreement with the United States Department of Justice.

A Time for Criminal Justice Reform

High school dropout. U.S. Army Military Police Officer. Highly decorated undercover cop and narcotics detective. New York City Department of Correction Commissioner. Police Commissioner of the City of New York. United States Secretary of Homeland Security Nominee. Show More Summary

Deconstructing Weasel Words From ODNI & Justice Department on NSA, FBI Spying on American Muslims

Both the Office of Director of National Intelligence and the United States Justice Department have responded to a major feature story based off document from National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. The two agencies deny...Show More Summary

Memo Authorizing Drone Strikes on U.S. Citizens Released

In 2011, the United States engaged in drone strikes in Yemen that killed Anwar al-Awlaki, an al Qaeda leader, and al-Awlaki's son -- both U.S. citizens. The killing was authorized by a Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel memorandum ("OLC Memo"), examining the legality of such an authorized......

Should You Double Down On Bank Of America Lawsuits?

By Achilles Research: Bank of America (BAC) remains one of the most embattled banks in the United States. After news made headlines two weeks ago that settlement talks between the bank and the U.S. Department of Justice broke down -- as well as similar talks between the DOJ and Citigroup (C) --, more unrest is about to shake up Bank of America. Show More Summary

Bank Of America: A $17 Billion Bombshell In The Making?

By Achilles Research: The fight between the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and Bank of America (BAC) is heating up. For months now, Bank of America, one of the largest sellers of mortgage-backed securities on Wall Street during...Show More Summary

Holder Revives Task Force On “Homegrown Extremists”

Reuters: The United States is reviving a law enforcement group to investigate those it designates as domestic terrorists, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Following hate-motivated shootings such as the one at a Jewish Community Center in Kansas City, Missouri in April, federal prosecutors have pressed the need to coordinate intelligence about such criminals on […]

US government should withdraw Risen subpoena

New York, June 2, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on the United States Department of Justice to withdraw a subpoena seeking to force journalist James Risen to give testimony that would reveal a confidential source. The Supreme Court said today it would not consider Risen's appeal of a lower...

DISABILITY FRIENDLY LSAT BY HARKIRAT SINGH KANG

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Law is Cool

DISABILITY FRIENDLY LSAT In May, 2014 United States Justice Department in his historical consent decree against Law School Admission Council, the body administering LSAT, awarded damages to the amount of $7.7 million for contravening Americans with Disabilities Act. The amount will be distributed among 6,000 students who have applied for testing accommodation in the past […]

Federal Government Targets Five Individuals Allegedly Growing Medical Marijuana In Washington State Including 70 Year Old Patient Who Faces 10 Years Imprisonment

2 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor The confusion as to what constitutes lawful medical marijuana grows with federal deference and ten year punishments for doing so, the United States Department of Justice is prosecuting five rural Eastern Washington residents accused of growing sixty-eight medical marijuana plants in a private collective. The accused include a seventy year […]

DOJ Settles Suit to End Solitary for Juveniles in Ohio

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

Some welcome news. The Department of Justice today announced a settlement of its suit against Ohio over the states juvenile detention policies. The United States and private plaintiffs announced today that it has reached an agreement with the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Justice Department: Release of WikiLeaks Records Could Harm ‘Pending Future Prosecution’

The United States Justice Department has indicated in a lawsuit involving a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that records related to WikiLeaks must remain secret because the release may "cause articulable harm" to an ongoing Justice Department and FBI criminal investigation and "pending future prosecution."

U.S. Charges Five Chinese Military Hackers for Stealing Trade Secrets

The Justice Department and FBI announced Monday criminal charges against five officers of the Chinese military who the United States is alleging are hackers that have committed cyber crimes to steal the trade secrets of American companies including Westinghouse Electric and U.S. Show More Summary

These are the 5 members of the Chinese military charged with cyber-espionage

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

As my colleague Ellen Nakashima reported, earlier this morning the Justice Department charged five members of the Chinese military with conducting economic cyber-espionage against U.S. companies, the first time that the United States has brought such criminal charges against a foreign country. Read full article >>

U.S. set to announce cyber espionage charges against China

In what is a first, the United States will announce today that it's filing cyber espionage charges against several Chinese government officials. NBC News first reported that the Justice Department is accusing the individuals of hacking into American companies and stealing industrial secrets. Show More Summary

Drone Lawyer: Kill a 16 Year-Old, Get a Promotion

If you think that as a United States citizen you're entitled to a trial by jury before the government can decide to kill you -- you're wrong. During his stint as a lawyer at the Department of Justice, David Barron was able to manipulate constitutional law so as to legally justify killing American citizens with drone strikes. Show More Summary

eBay To Settle Antitrust Suit Regarding Its Hiring Practices For $3.75M

3 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

This week eBay announced that it has agreed to a settlement with the United States Department of Justice, and the Attorney General of California, regarding a non-hire agreement with Intuit. The settlement will include the company paying out $3.75 million to cover compensation to impacted employees, along with various fees and costs. Show More Summary

Cybersecurity quickly trumping physical security

3 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Security is becoming an important part of the day-to-day operations of every utility across the United States, and a recent ruling by the Department of Justice (DOJ) is meant to make it easier for companies to keep their assets secure while keeping the lights on. The energy industry is a unique because most companies understand Continue reading ?

Judges: Al-Awlaki Memo Must Be Released

A federal appeals panel in Manhattan ordered the release on Monday of key portions of a classified Justice Department memorandum that provided the legal justification for the targeted killing of a United States citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, who had joined Al Qaeda and died in a 2011 drone strike in Yemen. Show More Summary

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