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DEA Agents Hosted Sex Parties With Prostitutes, Allegedly Paid For By Drug Cartels

A recent report from the United States Department of Justice exposed the involvement of Drug Enforcement Administration agents in sex parties. The report did not state in what particular country these illicit activities took place in but Politico cited that they happened in Colombia. Show More Summary

Obama's DOJ Stays on the Warpath against the Redskins

The Obama administration is putting in its primetime player to tackle the legal battle over the Washington Redskins name: Hit the showers, United States Patent and Trademark Office. It’s time for the Department of Justice to get under...Show More Summary

Stevens Prosecution Looms Over Menendez Case

“In 2008, the Justice Department took the unusual step of indicting a sitting United States senator. Prosecutors described the senator, Ted Stevens, an Alaska Republican, as a crafty politician who concealed the expensive gifts that had been lavished upon him [...]

Fox News Megyn Kelly: Racist Emails Found In Most Companies, Nothing Unusual About Ferguson

Fox News host Megyn Kelly offered a differing perspective on the numerous racist emails uncovered by a United States Justice Department investigation of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and court system, or her Monday, March...Show More Summary

Wikimedia Foundation, ACLU, and Others Sue National Security Agency (NSA) and Justice Dept. Over Mass Surveillance Program

From the Wikimedia Foundation: Today, the Wikimedia Foundation is filing suit against the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) of the United States. The lawsuit challenges the NSA’s mass surveillance program,...Show More Summary

Vietnamese, Canadian Charged Over Massive US Internet Data Breach

US Department of Justice said that two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian national were charged for making millions of dollars based on stolen e-mails in what amounts to be the largest Internet data breach ever in the United States.

All US Police Must Heed Ferguson Report Reforms - ACLU

American Civil Liberties Union stated that law enforcement across the United States must consider the US Department of Justice’s proposed reforms in its report on the city of Ferguson, Missouri police and court practices.

US Should Conduct Nationwide Police Dep't Investigations - Rights Group

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights stated that the US Department of Justice findings that confirmed racial bias in the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department and court indicate the United States needs to conduct police department investigations nationwide.

You, Too, Can Prevent Police Brutality

One month after taking office as President of the United States, George W. Bush declared to a joint session of Congress that racial profiling “is wrong and we will end it in America.” To that end, his Department of Justice issued a RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Ferguson Law Enforcement Practices to Be Reformed – US Attorney General

US Attorney General announces that the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the city authorities are set to reform Ferguson law enforcement practices.

Ferguson, Black & Blue

This post originally appeared on the ACLU of Missouri's blog. The United States Department of Justice will confirm tomorrow what residents in the St. Louis metro area have long known: If you’re black in Ferguson, you have a greater chance...Show More Summary

Vietnamese Man May Face Life Sentence for Al-Qaeda Affiliation - DoJ

US Department of Justice stated that Vietnam national Minh Quang Pham will be arraigned in the United States on Wednesday following his recent extradition from the United Kingdom, and may face a life sentence for his alleged involvement with al-Qaeda.

How the DOJ strategy of holding systems accountable never quite holds individual cops accountable

Under the watchful eye of outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, the Department of Justice has closely monitored many police departments across the United States and made stern recommendations on patterns and practices of discrimination that the department has uncovered. Show More Summary

Justice Department To Sue Ferguson Police Department Over Racial Discrimination

Get ready for the United States government to sue the Ferguson Police Department for racial discrimination. The Justice Department is preparing to bring a lawsuit against the Ferguson, Missouri, police department over a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers, if the police department does not agree to make changes on its own, sources [...]

U.S. Justice Dept Drops News Corp Probe Related To Phone Hacking

(Reuters) - The United States Department of Justice has decided not to prosecute News Corp or its sister company Twenty-First Century Fox after completing an investigation of scandals in Great Britain involving phone hacking and alleged bribery of public officials. Show More Summary

Justice Department Confirms WikiLeaks Investigation Continues as Google Claims It Fought Gag Orders

The spokesperson for Eastern District of Virginia has confirmed that the United States Justice Department's investigation into WikiLeaks continues. The confirmation came when asked to comment on search warrants that were served against Google for data associated with three of the media organization's staff members. Show More Summary

Feds Work on National License-Plate Tracking, Record Number of U.S. Inmates Exonerated, No Snowpocalypse in the East: A.M. Links

2 months agoNews : Reason

The Justice Department is building a program that can scan and store license-plate information from drivers around the United States, reports the Wall Street Journal. In the wake of promising the nation a bunch of free things, President...Show More Summary

Search Warrants Against WikiLeaks Staff: Justice Department, Google & US Media Silence Threaten Press Freedom

The United States government served search warrants on Google in March 2012 and demanded that the company hand over data from WikiLeaks staff members for the purpose of an investigation into violations of the Espionage Act, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a larceny statute and a "conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud the United States" statute.

Legal & Evidence Hurdles Stop Feds in Brown Case

Media Reports Point to End of Criminal Case Multiple media reports beginning with The New York Times, late Wednesday night have indicated that the United States Department of Justice will decline to prosecute former Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson, 28, in the shooting death of Michael Brown, 18 last August. Show More Summary

US Justice Department Bans Local, State Police From Using Federal Civil Forfeiture Program

The United States Department of Justice announced Friday that local and state law enforcement can no longer use federal programs to seize the assets of those believed to have committed a crime without conviction. The Washington PostShow More Summary

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