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No Safe Haven for Corruption: Asset Recovery in Action

If you ever want to feel inspired about what the United States is doing to combat kleptocracy – and have a couple hours to kill – ask one of the lawyers from the Department of Justice’s Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative about their cases.

Read the Complaint: United States v. AT&T

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday sued to block AT&T Inc.'s move to acquire Time Warner Inc. The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.       

Court Affirms Case Against Muslim FBI Agent

When the FBI gets involved, you would expect some cloak-and-dagger story. This is not that movie. In Gill v. United States Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation, the real-life drama is about as interesting as a long case citation. Basically, agent Kaiser Gill lost his security clearance......

Another Lawless Judge: Federal Government Cannot Withhold Federal Grants from Cities Just Because They Defy Federal Law on "Sanctuary Cities"

You don't have a country when half of the country believes it can live in open defiance of the law. In a 128-page injunction, Senior United States District Judge Michael Baylson said Department of Justice (DOJ) law enforcement grants can't...

Kremlin channel RT confirms registering as foreign agent in US

The Russian state-controlled television channel RT confirmed Monday it has registered as a foreign agent in the United States, as Moscow moved to impose reciprocal measures on US media. The US Department of Justice had given RT a Monday deadline to register its US operations or see its chief arrested and its accounts frozen, the channel said. Show More Summary

Trump Calls on the FBI to ‘Go After’ His Political Enemies (for Things That Aren’t Crimes)

“The saddest thing is that because I’m the president of the United States, I am not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department.”

Trump Says He's 'Very Frustrated' He Can't Order DOJ, FBI To Go After Hillary Clinton

"The saddest thing is that because I’m the president of the United States, I am not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department. I’m not supposed to be involved with the FBI."

The DOJ says it won't force tech companies to stay quiet while it snoops through customer data

Last week saw another win for tech companies doing battle against the United States government. The Department of Justice issued new guidelines last week that now require government officials to make specific requests whenever they want to keep an investigation private. Show More Summary

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 17 The New York Times on ending cash-register justice: Toward the end of the Obama administration, the Justice Department … Click to Continue »

Trump’s Justice Department Is Taking On Other Federal Agencies in Court

The first day of the Supreme Court’s new term on Monday will feature a rare legal showdown: The Justice Department will face off against another federal agency. It’s unusual for the Justice Department, representing the United States government, to disagree with an executive agency, much less send its top lawyer to try to defeat that agency […]

Russian news agency RT now under scrutiny as foreign agent

RT, the Russian government television network, disclosedMonday that one of its U.S. affiliates has been notified by the Justice Department that it must register as a foreign agent that is disseminating propaganda in the United State...

Trump Justice Department sides with anti-gay cake baker in the Supreme Court

The Trump administration filed a brief Thursday night aligning the United States of America with a Colorado baker who refused to serve a same-sex couple. It is a stunning reversal from the previous administration, which once lit up the White House in rainbow lights to show its solidarity with LGBTQ Americans. Yet, while the Justice […]

DOJ tried to force pastor to testify on his views of Islam

(Paul Mirengoff) Christian Adams at PJ Media reports that the United State Department of Justice issued subpoenas to force a Christian pastor in Virginia to disclose under oath his views on Islam. Fortunately, today a federal court dismissed the underlying case that gave rise to the subpoena. Show More Summary

DoJ Closes Vantage Probe Over Petrobras Deal

Vantage Drilling International, announced  that it has received a letter from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) acknowledging Vantage's full cooperation in the DOJ's investigation concerning possible violations by Vantage of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act…

Va. company to pay US $16 million in contract fraud case

A Virginia defense contractor and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay the United States $16 million to settle allegations they fraudulently obtained small business contracts. The Department of Justice announced … Click to Continue »

Trump Justice Department Says There Are Too Many Immigrants in Prison

Most have either received final orders of removal or are under investigation for possible removal from the United States.

Right and left unite against Jeff Sessions’s latest outrage

The Post reports: “The Justice Department announced a new federal policy Wednesday to help state and local police take cash and property from people suspected of a crime, even without a criminal charge, reversing an Obama administration rule prompted by past abuse by police.” Along with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s defense of mandatory minimum sentences […]

Trump appeals weakened travel ban ruling

5 months agoNews : The Cutline

The US Justice Department has asked the Supreme Court to block a federal judge's ruling that exempted grandparents of people living in the United States from President Donald Trump's travel ban. In a filing on Friday, the Trump administration...Show More Summary

DOJ appeals judge's travel ban ruling to Supreme Court

The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the United States. The Justice Department is appealing a federal judge's … Click to Continue »

Hobby Lobby billionaire ordered to hand over Iraqi treasure trove of priceless artifacts

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The United States Department of Justice filed a civil complaint in federal court demanding that Hobby Lobby “forfeit” thousands of Iraqi artifacts illegally smuggled into the country. “The protection of cultural heritage is a mission that [Homeland Security Investigations] and its...

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