Artist and activist Robin Bell has captured the nation’s attention with his provocative light projections, cast across the facades of high-profile political buildings across the United States. His most recent artistic interventions, executed late into the night on May 17, used the exteriors of the Department of Justice and FBI building as canvases. Show More Summary
The National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys lobbied against the last major push for criminal-justice reform in Congress. Now their former president is working in the Justice Department.
The Justice Department will once again throw the book at people — disproportionately of color — convicted of drug crimes. Attorney General Jeff Sessions knows that the United States is the world’s leading incarcerator. We imprison more people than any other nation in the world. Show More Summary
To prove obstruction of justice, one needs to meet the following three elements: Show that 1) there was a proceeding pending before a department or agency of the United States; that 2) the defendant knew of or had a reasonably...
ABC News reports: Sally Yates, the former acting United States attorney general who drew the ire of President Donald Trump for issuing instructions to the Department of Justice not to defend his first “travel ban” executive order, is...Show More Summary
A Justice Department attorney was at a loss for words on Tuesday after Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) asked him how President Donald Trump’s choice of Steve Bannon as chief strategist impacted hate crimes in the United States. At a Senate hearing on religious hate crimes, Special Counsel For...
A 48-year-old Lithuanian man named Evaldas Rimasauskas managed to defraud internet giants Facebook and Google of $100 million over a span of two years, according to Fortune and the United States Department of Justice. How'd he do it?...Show More Summary
The United States Department of Justice released an outrageous and absurdly false statement calling New York City, "soft on crime."
By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities....
The New York Times reports: The Justice Department is weighing anew whether to charge Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, for his role in the disclosure of highly classified information that the United States government claims has harmed national security and diplomatic relations, a law enforcement official said. Show More Summary
Despite the ringing endorsement of President Donald Trump, the United States will seek charges for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sources told CNN. The Justice Department has been investigating Assange since 2010, when they began posting thousands of stolen documents by US Army intelligence...
By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org The United States, in the form of senior attorneys in the Department of Justice, is defending Donald Trump in an upcoming lawsuit regarding the emoluments clause.
Hawaii and other opponents of the ban claim it is based on Trump's election campaign promise of "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."
The Association Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking the resignations of 46 United States attorneys who were appointed during prior presidential administrations, the Justice Department said Friday. Many of the federal...Show More Summary
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking the resignations of 46 United States attorneys who were appointed during prior presidential administrations, the Justice Department said Friday. Many of the federal prosecutors … Click to Continue »
“The Trump administration on Friday moved to sweep away the remaining vestiges of Obama administration prosecutors at the Justice Department, ordering 46 holdover United States attorneys to tender their resignations immediately — including Preet Bharara, the United States attorney in [...]
The Department of Justice is deploying 50 judges to immigration detention facilities across the United States, according to two sources and a letter seen by Reuters and sent to judges on Thursday. The department is also considering asking judges to sit from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., split between two...
The FBI reportedly asked the Department of Justice to refute claims President Trump made on Twitter about President Obama wiretapping Trump Tower. Seven in ten Americans say the United States is losing its "national identity," according...Show More Summary
RUSSIA // The Justice Department said that then-Sen. Jeff Sessions met twice with the Russian ambassador in 2016 (as is common with members of the United States Senate.) Democrats responded by saying this contradicted his sworn testimony during his confirmation hearings for Attorney General. But Sessions was asked a specific question about whether he spoke with the Russians in [...]