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Some Clarification on What DOJ Is and Isn’t Doing in the Texas Voter ID Case

Before tomorrow’s hearing, the United States Department of Justice will ask a federal district court to voluntarily dismiss its claim that in enacting its strict voter identification law, Texas acted with a racially discriminatory purpose. There is nothing in the … Continue reading ?

“Plaintiffs Oppose Texas & Justice Department Effort to Delay Hearing on Photo ID Law”

Release: Groups and individuals suing Texas over its strict photo ID law filed a brief in U.S. District Court today in opposition to a joint request by the state and the United States Department of Justice, who asked to delay … Continue reading ?

On Travel Order, Trump Will Rescind and Replace

The Justice Department has informed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that President Trump intends to rescind the executive order that placed substantial restrictions on alien travel to the United States. The order will...Show More Summary

Michael Flynn: National Security Adviser Resigns Amid Ties To Russia

Donald Trump’s 24th day as president of the United States has ended with the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn, multiple sources tell CNN. The resignation comes just after reports of the Justice Department informing the White House a month ago of Flynn’s communication with the Russian ambassador to the United States. Show More Summary

Human Rights Campaign Slams Senate Confirmation of Jeff Sessions

Today, HRC condemned the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions as United States Attorney General. Donald Trump’s choice of Jeff Sessions to lead the United States Department of Justice places civil rights and equality in jeopardy. “It's...Show More Summary

Washington v. Trump: DOJ Reply Comes in, Oral Arguments Scheduled for Today

The Department of Justice yesterday urged the Ninth Circuit to reinstate President Trump's executive order banning refugee resettlement in the United States and halting immigration from seven majority-Muslim nations. The move comes just days after a federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order, stopping enforcement of the......

Appeals Court Denies Restoration of Donald Trump's Travel Ban

The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has rejected a request by the Justice Department to restore Donald Trump‘s travel ban. This means that people from the seven predominantly-Muslim countries of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – and vetted refugees – can continue to enter the U.S., according to [...]

A welcome change in D.C. jails

For those hoping to reform the United States’ broken criminal justice system, the future had appeared to be bright. Last August, the Justice Department announced that it would phase out its use of privately operated, for-profit prisons for some federal prisoners. For decades, the private prison industry has helped enable the country’s high incarceration rates […]

The Quiet Man Donald Trump Tapped to Head the Justice Department

Dana Boente is the Acting Attorney General of the United States. But who is he?

Donald Trump Fires The Acting Attorney General Of The United States

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Monday night, hours after she said the Justice Department would not defend Trump’s executive order on immigration. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that Yates had been relieved of her duties. Show More Summary

Six Volkswagen Executives Indicted by Department of Justice

The United States has now laid charges against six former or current Volkswagen officials for their role in the diesel emissions scandal. A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Michigan returned an indictment today, fingering the execs for playing key roles in a decade-long conspiracy to deceive the U.S. Show More Summary

VW to plead guilty, pay $4.3B in deal with Justice Department over diesel scandal

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The Volkswagen Group appears to be nearing the end of its diesel emissions scandal in the United States, at least as far as regulators are concerned. Having already reached settlements with EPA officials and customers regarding its 2.0-liter and 3.0-liter diesel engines, which in 2015 were found to be fitted with “defeat device”...

Dept. Of Justice Sues Michigan Town For Not Permitting Mosque

The United States Department of Justice has launched a lawsuit against the city of Sterling Heights, Michigan, for denying a permit to build a mosque, on the grounds that the city illegally discriminated against the American Islamic Community Center in … More » The post Dept. Of Justice Sues Michigan Town For Not Permitting Mosque appeared first on EveryJoe.

Alaska Airlines Acquisition of Virgin America Approved by Department of Justice

3 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

The commercial aviation industry in the United States officially shrunk a little more due to consolidation, as the United States Department of Justice approved the acquisition of Virgin America Airways by Alaska Airlines earlier today...Show More Summary

Department Of Justice Announces ‘Hack The Army’ Program

3 months agoInternet / Blogging : BlogHerald

The United States Department of Justice is taking drastic measures to make sure that it websites are secure. The ‘Hack The Army’ bug bounty program will give hackers the green light to try their hand at hacking into sites that are critical to the Army’s recruiting process. Show More Summary

Video of an Actual Accident in Winter Weather: Drive With Caution

3 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Winter weather has already arrived in some portions of the United States this month; and the Montana Department of Justiceof which the Montana Highway Patrol is a division — released a video of an actual accident in winter weather...Show More Summary

The Calamity of Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions running the Justice Department represents a huge step backward for voting rights in the United States. It's a big step backwards on numerous issues. But this is the issue I'm focusing on in this post. In one way it will...Show More Summary

Morning Joe Says Bigot Sessions Will Get Confirmed Because Beltway Takes Care Of Its Own

As one colleague put it about the Jeff Sessions nomination for Attorney General? "This is a damned disaster." We're going to have a White Alabama good ol boy running the race relations of the United States Justice Department for four years. Show More Summary

Music Publishing News 11.18.16: DoJ Appeals BMI Ruling • GEMA Restricted • Songwriter Equity Gains Support

The United States Department of Justice is appealing the ruling that concluded that fractional licensing is allowed under the BMI consent decree. Federal Judge Louis Stanton ruled in September against the DOJ’s decision to uphold the consent decree and enforce 100% licensing for the two performing rights organizations, ASCAP and...

Rudy Giuliani makes his case to be next US attorney general

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

"There's probably nobody that knows the Justice Department better than me," Rudy Giuliani said. Rudy Giuliani just made his case to become the next attorney general of the United States. The former mayor of New York City appeared onShow More Summary

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