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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!"

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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

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.

US Department of Justice Reportedly Begins Inquiry of NCAA's Satellite Camp Ban

The NCAA may have created a formidable foe when it outlawed satellite camps on April 8. According to USA Today's Paul Myerberg, the United States Department of Justice has opened an informal inquiry into the practice and the NCAA's decision to ban the events. Show More Summary

Daimler shares slide on U.S. emissions investigation

By Edward Taylor and David Shepardson FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Daimler shares fell more than five percent on Friday, hit by news that the United States Department of Justice had asked the carmaker to investigate its emissions certification process for vehicles including its Mercedes brand. Show More Summary

Daimler opens probe into U.S. emissions certification process

(Reuters) - Daimler AG said on Thursday that it will be conducting an internal investigation into the certification process related to exhaust emissions in the United States upon the request of the U.S. Department of Justice. The company said it will fully cooperate with the authorities and will investigate any possible indications of irregularities. Show More Summary

Volkswagen, U.S. Reach Deal in “Dieselgate” Scandal

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Volkswagen’s main factory in Wolfsburg, Germany. (via Flickr) Angry consumers may soon be saying goodbye to their pollution-heavy Volkswagens. The United States Department of Justice and German automaker Volkswagen have potentially settled...Show More Summary

Chinese National Arrested for Attempted Illegal Nuclear Export

Chinese national Fuyi Sun was arrested in the United States for trying to smuggle to China a high-grade carbon fiber with military and nuclear applications, the US Department of Justice announced in a statement.

Microsoft just took a big stand against the government over user privacy

Apple isn't the only company that's fighting with the government over user privacy these days. Via GeekWire, Microsoft has sued the United States Department of Justice and has asked a court to declare the government's secrecy orders as unconstitutional. Show More Summary

Goldman Sachs Pays Out $5 Billion In Settlement Agreement

The investment bank Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay a $5.1 billion settlement in their case with the United States Justice Department. Goldman Sachs was accused of selling bad mortgage packages to investors, which was one of the main factors in helping to create the housing bubble that popped during the 2008 financial crisis. Show More Summary

Former Tax Court Judge and Husband Indicted For Tax Evasion

U.S. Department of Justice Press Release, Former United States Tax Court Judge and Husband Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Tax Evasion and Obstruction of an IRS Audit: Diane Kroupa Filed Fraudulent Tax Returns While a Sitting U.S. Tax Court Judge Kroupa and Her Husband Conspired to Evade More Than $400,000...

U.S. extradites Singapore man for exporting Iraq bomb parts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Singapore man accused of illegally exporting U.S. parts found in explosives in Iraq, through Iran, has been extradited to the United States to face charges on Monday, the Justice Department said.

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