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Artist Projects Image Of Jeff Sessions In KKK Hood Across Department Of Justice

last monthNews : Huffington Post

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 Federal Prosecutors Backing Jeff Sessions on Mandatory Minimums

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.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Just Doubled Down on the Immoral, Racist, and Counterproductive War on Drugs

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

Donald Trump Has Committed a Felony; the Evidence Is Now Overwhelming

2 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

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...

Trump Again Blames Obama For Flynn Scandal

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

Al Franken paralyzes DOJ lawyer by asking if Bannon inspires hate crimes: ‘That’s not answering my question’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Facebook and Google got scammed out of $100 million

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

De Blasio: Sessions, Trump come to NYC to say we're soft on crime

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The United States Department of Justice released an outrageous and absurdly false statement calling New York City, "soft on crime."

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other 'sanctuary' areas

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

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

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other ‘sanctuary’ areas

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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....

REPORT: Feds Mull Charges Against Julian Assange

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

US will seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange: CNN

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Why Is the Department of Justice Defending Trump’s Fleecing of America?

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

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.

Justice Department Appeals Injunction of Trump's New Travel Ban

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."

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Demands Resignations Of All 46 Remaining Obama-Appointed US Attorneys

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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 seeks resignations of 46 US attorneys

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 »

Trump Asks 46 Prosecutors to Resign

“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 [...]

Trump administration sends judges to immigration detention centers: sources

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Trump Accuses Obama of Wiretapping Him, 7 in 10 Americans Say U.S. Losing ‘National Identity,’ Pro-Trump, Anti-Trump Protesters Clash in Berkeley: A.M. Links

4 months agoNews : Reason

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

CV LOOP: Attorney General recuses himself from Russian probe

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 [...]

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