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Court Rules Dark Secrets of US Drone Strikes Can Be Kept Secret

Documents were unsealed on Monday revealing that a federal appeals court ruled that the United States Justice Department can keep their drone killings secret.

US Sentences Al-Qaeda Operative to 40 Years for International Terror Plot

Al-Qaeda operative Abid Naseer was sentenced to 40 years in the United States for multiple terrorism offenses, according to the US Department of Justice.

Today in for-profit college scams

$95.5 million is a start. The United States has reached a landmark global settlement with Education Management Corp. (EDMC), the second-largest for-profit education company in the country, the Department of Justice announced today. Show More Summary

United Airlines is having yet another problem with the federal government (UAL)

This week, the United States Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against United Airlines in an attempt to stop a deal that would allow the carrier to increase its presence at Newark Liberty International Airport. Newark Liberty, along with LaGuardia and JFK International, form the trio of major airports in the New York/New Jersey area. Show More Summary

“State of Alabama Signs MOU with DOJ on Motor Voter Compliance”

Release: Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that the state of Alabama has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) concerning compliance with the Motor Voter provision of the National Voter Registration Act … Continue reading ?

Former Colombian paramilitary leader sentenced in U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Colombia paramilitary leader was sentenced to 16 1/2 years in prison on Friday for conspiring to import and distribute tons of cocaine into the United States, the Justice Department said.

White Collar Watch: Market Changes May Prompt New Definition of Insider Trading

Some say the United States v. Newman will prompt the Justice Department and the S.E.C. to push to toughen and expand the laws on insider trading.

US Starts Releasing 6,000 Non-Violent Drug Offenders List

The US Department of Justice will release 6,000 non-violent inmates convicted of drug offenses from federal prisons starting today in the largest one-time release in the history of the United States.

Why Can't We End Mass Incarceration?

On October 6th, news reports heralded a historic development: The world's largest incarcerator, the United States of America, was about to make the largest one-time release of prisoners in its history. The U.S. Justice Department announced that it would be releasing some 6,000 inmates from federal prisons before the end...

U.S. to Host 2016 Copa America

The United States will host the centenary Copa America in 2016 despite the original deals for the competition featuring in the Department of Justice's (DOJ) indictments against football officials in the region.

Boeing Pays US Gov't $18Mln to Settle False Claims Charge - Justice Dept

The Boeing Company has paid the United States $18 million to settle allegations that it submitted false claims for labor charges on maintenance contracts with the US Air Force, the US Department of Justice said in a press release.

Exclusive: U.S. airlines hit Justice Department hurdle in Gulf trade dispute

By Jeffrey Dastin and Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has raised concern about demands by U.S. airlines that the government limit flights of three Middle Eastern rivals to the United States, three sources familiar with the matter have said. Show More Summary

U.S. to announce resolution over 2010 BP oil spill: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday will announce its resolution of federal and state claims against BP PLC over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement,

Sepp Blatter under criminal investigation by Swiss authorities

Loretta Lynch hasn't gotten to him yet, but the Swiss might. Sepp Blatter managed to avoid criminal charges in the United States Department of Justice's initial FIFA sting, but he hasn't gotten away from the FIFA scandal unscathed just yet. Show More Summary

Volkswagen Is Now The Target Of A Criminal Investigation: Report

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In a move that seemed like an inevitability at this point, the United States Department of Justice is said to have opened a criminal investigation into Volkswagen ’s admission to cheating on diesel emissions tests, a report from Bloomberg said. Read more...

How The Justice Department Is Actively Preventing Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Civil asset forfeiture is one of the most unethical and barbaric practices routinely performed by law enforcement in these United States today. Naturally, the Department of Justice is doing everything it can to protect the practice. Show More Summary

The Department of Justice just gutted the largest illegal music sharing site in the United States

The U.S. Department of Justice has seized control of Sharebeast, the popular music filesharing site. was the largest illegal filesharing site for music operating within the U.S., according to the RIAA. Like the historical...Show More Summary

Justice Department Aims to Bring All Charged in FIFA Scandal to US

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said that US Justice Department hopes to bring all people charged in the International Federation of Association Football corruption scandal in May to the United States.

Florida man accused of trying to set bomb off at Kansas City 9/11 memorial

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Florida man has been arrested and accused of plotting to detonate a pressure-cooker bomb at a memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. Joshua Ryne Goldberg, 20, was arrested on charges of...

Justice Department instates new rules, warrants to use Stingray cellphone monitoring tech

3 months agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Privacy advocates get another big win today thanks to a new rule passed by the United States Department of Justice. The department has installed a new policy called "Enhanced Policy for Cell-Site Simulators" which details the ways in which federal law enforcement can use Stingray technology.

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