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US Government Fines LATAM Airlines $22 Million For Bribes

The United States Justice Department said that Latin America’s largest air carrier had entered a “fictitious $1.15 million consulting agreement with an advisor to the Secretary of Argentina’s Ministry of Transportation.” The US government...Show More Summary

U.S. Confirms Mishandling of 1MDB Funds

The United States Justice Department has concluded that the Malaysian prime minister is linked to the billions of dollars embezzled from the 1MDB. This news comes a year after investigative journalists first uncovered the possible connection. 1MDB stands for 1Malaysia Development Berhad. Show More Summary

There Won't Be Any Election Monitors in the Most Vulnerable States This Election: What Could Go Wrong?

last weekLifestyle : xoJane

The Department of Justice has just dealt a major blow to voting rights in the United States with the news that it won't be dispatching election monitors to some of the most vulnerable states in November. In a contentious election year where voter suppression is likely to be a recurring theme across... Continue reading

US Justice Dept. to Consider Gulen Extradition if Turkey Files Request

The United States is prepared to consider extraditing Fethullah Gulen to Turkey if Ankara files an extradition request, a US Department of Justice spokesperson told Sputnik on Monday.

Justice Department Overreach Slammed by US Appeals Court

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has slammed a Department of Justice effort to bypass normal procedures when attempting to secure information stored on cloud-based storage services.  The decision is a major victory for the Fourth Amendment. Show More Summary

US to Return $1.5Mln to Taiwan From Sale of Ex-President’s Assets

The United States will return around $1.5 million to Taiwan from its sale of properties seized from former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-Bian in a corruption probe, the US Department of Justice announced in a statement on Thursday.

Volkswagen Must Offer To Buy Back Any Diesel Four Cylinder Car In Massive $14.7 Billion Settlement

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Volkswagen has been ordered to buy back any diesel 2.0-liter four-cylinder car in the United States as part of its unprecedented $14.7 billion settlement with federal regulators, U.S. Justice Department officials said this morning. Read more...

Dep't of Justice To Hold Public Forums Regarding CPD Investigation

Interesting press release came today:"Department of Justice to Host Public Forums to Hear from Community as Part of Investigation of Chicago Police Department. The Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice, along...Show More Summary

How the Internet developed a crush on Notorious RBG and Loretta Lynch

For years, there were few creatures on earth less GIF-able, less meme-worthy, than the Department of Justice and the United States Supreme Court. Scroll through your inbox and discover just how many hilarious David Souter Tumblrs and Michael Mukasey memes you'll find. Show More Summary

The Obama Administration Is Using Racist Court Rulings to Deny Citizenship to 55,000 People

It's the job of the Department of Justice to defend the laws of the United States to the best of its ability. But earlier this month, that job led the Obama administration's top lawyers to take an awkward, even embarrassing position:...Show More Summary

Dear Department of Justice: The Constitution Does Not End at the Schoolhouse Doors and Plessy v. Ferguson Was Overturned - Right?

Dear Department of Justice (DOJ), with all due respect, this Black mom wonders are we reading and learning from the same History books? Let us recap. Sixty-two years ago, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Brown v. Show More Summary

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Under Federal Investigations For Campaign Fund Violation

The United States Justice Department Integrity Unit and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating Virginia Governor Terry Mculiffe’s for 2013 campaign contributions that may be illegal under the U.S. electoral law. The investigation was confirmed by law enforcement officials to NBC News. Show More Summary

Sen. Lankford to Obama on Transgender Bathroom Edict: Sex Designation Isn't Sex Discrimination

Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., is demanding answers from the United States Department of Education over its controversial transgender bathroom directive that it and the Department of Justice sent to all United States public school districts last week.

"Take it off! This is America!"

2 months agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

As reported by the United States Department of Justice:Gill Parker Payne, 37, of Gastonia, North Carolina, pleaded guilty today in the District of New Mexico to one count of using force or threat of force to intentionally obstruct a Muslim woman, identified as K.A., in the free exercise of her religious beliefs. Show More Summary

Dennis Hastert: A Response To Some Emails

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Hastert would not have been prosecuted by the United States Department of Justice if he were simply another old retired wrestling coach with a bad past.

7 Smart Responses to the Not-So-Smart Arguments in Favor of the North Carolina Bathroom Laws

This week, a legal battle heated up between the United States Justice Department and the State of North Carolina, over a recent North Carolina law that, among other things, sets out rules for bathroom use. This bathroom nonsense hasShow More Summary

Flurry of Lawsuits Over Bathroom Law

CNN: The United States and North Carolina tangled over transgender rights on Monday, with the Justice Department filing a civil rights lawsuit over the state’s so-called bathroom bill and state officials defiantly filing suits against the federal directive to stop the implementation of the controversial legislation. Also, a major player in North Carolina — the […]

North Carolina Sues the Federal Government, Insists Anti-LGBTQ Law Is Legal

Last Wednesday, the United States Department of Justice warned North Carolina that a provision of its sweeping new anti-LGBTQ law—which bars trans people from using the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity in any government building—violates federal civil rights law. Show More Summary

NC Gov. Says He'll Fight Obama Admin. Attempt to Force Gender Neutral Bathrooms on State

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has filed a lawsuit against the federal government after the United States Department of Justice sent an ultimatum last week that attempted to coerce the state government into dropping its new and controversial transgender bathroom law.

Obama Justice Dept. To NC: Male-Only, Female-Only Bathrooms Is Sex Discrimination

The United States Justice Department has given the state of North Carolina an ultimatum to abandon its recently passed, controversial transgender bathroom law, which allows businesses to chose their own bathroom policies, or risk legal action and possible loss of federal funding.

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