Advocates Welcome DOJ Hate Crimes Charges In Ahmaud Arbery Killing

By Brett Wilkins, Commondreams. -

Racial justice advocates welcomed Wednesday's announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that three men imprisoned in Georgia on murder and other charges in connection with the death of [...]

DOJ Drops Lawsuit To Block California Net Neutrality Law

By Marguerite Reardon, CNET. -

The US Department of Justice under President Joe Biden has dropped a department lawsuit filed under former President Donald Trump that challenged California's net neutrality rules. California's [...]

Press Freedom Groups Call On DOJ To Drop Assange Charges

The letter comes just days before the United States’ deadline to appeal the ruling in Julian Assange’s extradition hearing. On January 4, British Judge Vanessa Baraitser blocked Assange’s [...]

DOJ Now Says There Was No Plot To Kill Elected Officials

By Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

The U.S. Justice Department has reversed an earlier assertion in court by prosecutors that protestors who broke into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 had plans to  “capture and assassinate elected [...]

DOJ Seizes 27 Domains, Claims They Are Controlled By Iran

By Dave DeCamp, Antiwar.com. -

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that it seized 27 online domains, claiming the websites were controlled by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The DOJ [...]

Prosecutor Quits Trump’s Law Enforcement Commission

By Ryan J. Reilly, Huff Post. -

An elected prosecutor who took a role in Donald Trump’s presidential commission on law enforcement has resigned, telling Attorney General William Barr that he is concerned the commission was [...]

Hold The Halos

By John Kiriakou, Consortium News. -

Last week I received an invitation to attend the annual whistleblowers luncheon hosted by the National Whistleblower Center (NWC).  The luncheon is always a big deal.  It’s held in Washington, [...]

Judge Blocks Seattle’s Ban On Crowd Control Weapons

A federal judge late Friday halted the implementation of a Seattle ban on police use of tear gas, pepper spray and other so-called less lethal weapons used for crowd control. His decision gives [...]

Justice Department Report Finds Systemic Excessive Use Of Force By Prison Guards

By Eddie Burkhalter, Alabama Political Reporter. -

The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday released a report that details why the federal government believes systemic use of excessive force within Alabama’s prisons for men violates the Eighth [...]

Emails Reveal U.S. Justice Dept. Working Closely With Oil Industry To Oppose Climate Lawsuits

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

In early 2018, a few months after the cities of Oakland and San Francisco sued several major oil companies over climate change, attorneys with the U.S. Department of Justice began a series of [...]

WikiLeaks Warns US Justice Department Preparing More Charges Against Assange

By Oscar Grenfell, Wsws.org -

The US Justice Department is preparing even more charges against journalist and publisher Julian Assange, WikiLeaks warned Thursday. The charges, WikiLeaks said, would be based on the testimony [...]

Defending Rights And Dissent On Julian Assange Indictment

By Chip Gibbons, RightsandDissent.org. -

Earlier this morning, London police entered the Ecuadorian embassy and arrested Julian Assange. This was in response to a US extradition request. Assange is expected to be extradited and stand [...]

Lawsuit Sheds Light On Justice Department’s Surveillance Of Journalists

By Kevin Gosztola, mintpressnews.com -

By Kevin Gosztola for Mint Press News - The Justice Department has twenty-seven ongoing leak investigations, according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. That is a staggering number, and now, the [...]

Barrett Brown Is Writing A Book Critical Of The Justice Department

By Brian Doherty, reason.com -

By Brian Doherty for Reason - Barrett Brown is currently out of prison and on probation after getting an over five year sentence for essentially linking online to hacked documents (and a supposed [...]

Justice Department Announces New Funding Rules In Attempt To Crack Down On Sanctuary Cities

By Emma Niles, www.truthdig.com -

By Emma Niles for Truth Dig - President Trump and his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, may be embroiled in a tense workplace dispute, but there’s one issue they still see eye to eye on: cracking [...]

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