Attack on the Press You know that the Department of Justice tapped scores of phone lines at the Associated Press. You might have heard that the Attorney General of the United States isn’t sure how often reporters’ records are seized....Show More Summary
Pmocek, Flickr Some "suspected or known terrorists" on the TSA's No Fly list were able to board commercial flights in and over the United States for years, according to a new internal report from the Department of Justice. The report, released this month and cited by Breaking Travel News, focused on the U.S. Show More Summary
On Monday, May 20th, hundreds of homeowners facing foreclosure and housing rights activists from across the country will rally outside of the United States Department of Justice to demand Attorney General Holder hold the Wall Street Banks that ravaged America’s economy accountable. Show More Summary
The United States Department of Justice is really putting the squeeze on Apple. The DOJ, as we know, alleges that Apple engaged in a horizontal price-fixing scheme with regard to eBook prices. But new documents filed by the DOJ reveal that Apple may have played a much bigger role than anyone realized in the conspiracy [...]
Apple is under fire from the United States Department of Justice for allegations that it has conspired with other book publishers to illegally fix the prices of e-books. The DOJ has has said that Apple’s defense against the allegations are unconvincing and “untethered from both precedent and logic.” But in an 81-page April 26 filing
The United States Justice Department recently filed documents in its case against Apple and book publishers accusing Apple of helping to facilitate the collusion that led to alleged fixing of eBook prices. Apple has denied the DoJ’sShow More Summary
New York, May 14, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports that the United States Justice Department seized two months of telephone records of journalists with The Associated Press....
This is sort of insane: The United States Justice Department has secretly obtained two months worth of phone records from Associated Press reporters and editors. The records contained incoming and outgoing calls and the duration of calls made via 20 different lines assigned to AP offices, and journalists’ home and cell phones. Show More Summary
The Justice Department is out with new data today showing that gun homicide rates in the United States have dropped 49 percent since 1993. Here it is in chart form, courtesy of Pew Research: There are a few twists here. As … Continue reading ?
A few weeks ago, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) signed into law a measure called the "Second Amendment Protection Act," which states that, "Any act, law, treaty, order, rule or regulation of the government of the United States which violates the second amendment to the constituti …
A secretive federal court last year approved all of the 1,856 requests to search or electronically surveil people within the United States “for foreign intelligence purposes,” the Justice Department reported this week. The report, (.pdf) released Tuesday to Harry...
The American Center for Law & Justice has filed its opening brief in Gilardi v. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, an appeal pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. We represent Frank and Phil Gilardi and their two companies, Freshway Foods and Freshway Logistics. The Gilardis [...]
The U.S. Department of Justice now has sufficient information to warrant a criminal investigation of those who commissioned and approved policies that resulted in torture and illegal treatment of detainees. There is indeed a moral imperative to get to the bottom of this dark chapter in American history.
On Tuesday, the United States Justice Department sued Lance Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist who recently admitted to Oprah Winfrey this year that he had doped during all of his Tour de France titles and intimidated witnesses who had...Show More Summary
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been formally charged with using a weapon of mass destruction at the Boston Marathon, The United States Department of Justice announced Monday. Tsarnaev is charged with one count of using and conspiring to use an...Show More Summary
DAKAR (Reuters) - The Department of Justice has accused Guinea-Bissau's top military official, General Antonio Indjai, of plotting to traffic cocaine to the United States and sell weapons to Colombian rebels, according to court documents seen by Reuter...
A 2003 memo from the Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel that appears to authorize abusive interrogation of suspected unlawful combatants outside the United States was declassified this week. The memo (pdf) concludes that criminal...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court in Washington, DC, rebuffed a clear attempt by the United States Justice Department to further pervert the Freedom of Information Act process. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) sued the...Show More Summary
The United States Justice Department seems to be listening to cries from Google (among others) that the 1986 ECPA (Electronic Communications Privacy Act) should be revised to reflect the vastly different universe that we now live in....Show More Summary
On Thursday, March 14, 2013, the United States Department of Justice indicted Reuters Deputy Social Media Editor Matthew Keys on three counts of hacking related felonies. Keys is accused of helping Anonymous hack the Tribune Company and one of its publications, The LA Times. If convicted, Mr. Keys is facing the possibility of 10 years [...]Show More Summary