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 [...]

Stop Peddling Black-On-Black Crime Myth. DOJ Disproves It

By Aaron Morrison, mic.com -

By Aaron Morrison for Mic - That’s been a common refrain of conservative, pro-police activists who believe black social justice movements are too occupied with officer-involved shootings. Some [...]

U.S. Lawmakers Ask DOJ If Terrorism Law Covers Pipeline Activists

By Timothy Gardner, www.reuters.com -

By Timothy Gardner for Reuters - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. representatives from both parties asked the Department of Justice on Monday whether the domestic terrorism law would cover actions by [...]

DOJ Seeking Info On 6,000 People Who ‘Liked’ Anti-Trump Facebook Page

By Alberto Luperon, www.lawnewz.com -

By Alberto Luperon for Law Newz - The ACLU-DC is trying to stop three search warrants that’d let the Department of Justice snoop around protesters’ Facebook accounts over Inauguration Day [...]

Leaked DOJ Memo Recommends Considering Victims’ Sexual History In Rape Cases

By Emily Wells, www.truthdig.com -

By Emily Wells for Truth Dig - The policy would directly contradict the 1994 Violence Against Women Act’s rape shield laws, which are designed to prevent defendants from introducing victims’ [...]

EFF Urges Stronger Oversight Of DOJ’s Digital Search Of J20 Protestor Website

By Stephanie Lacambra, www.eff.org -

By Stephanie Lacambra for EFF - District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Robert Morin ruled today that DreamHost must comply with federal prosecutors’ narrowed warrant seeking communications and [...]

DOJ Drops Request For IP Addresses From Trump Resistance Site

By Morgan Chalfant, www.thehill.com -

By Morgan Chalfant for The Hill - The government said in a brief released Tuesday that it has "no interest" in the 1.3 million IP addresses related to the website disruptj20.org. It says it is [...]

DreamHost Fights Search Warrant For Info On #DisruptJ20 Website

By Anne Meador, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By Anne Meador for Dc Media Group. Washington, DC - A DC Superior Court judge will hear arguments next week related to a sweeping government search warrant served on a company which hosted an [...]

In J20 Investigation, DOJ Overreaches Again. And Gets Taken To Court Again.

By Mark Rumold, www.eff.org -

By Mark Rumold for EFF - We’ve already written about problems with the government’s investigation into the J20 protests—a series of demonstrations on January 20, the day of President Trump’s [...]

DOJ Seeks 1.3M IP Addresses Associated With J20 Protests

By Staff, www.dreamhost.com -

By Staff of Dream Host - You would be shocked to see just how many of these challenges we’re obligatedto mount every year! Chris Ghazarian, our General Counsel, has taken issue with this [...]

Barrett Brown: DoJ Subpoenaed Intercept For Records On Him

By Kevin Gosztola and Brian Sonenstein, www.shadowproof.com -

By Kevin Gosztola and Brian Sonenstein for ShadowProof. The in-house counsel for the Intercept received a subpoena from the Justice Department for all contracts and communications between [...]

Trump Names Climate Foe As Top DOJ Environment Attorney

By Marianne Lavelle and John H. Cushman Jr., www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Marianne Lavelle and John H. Cushman Jr. for Inside Climate News - Jeffrey Bossert Clark, a lawyer who has repeatedly challenged the scientific foundations of U.S. climate policy and was part [...]

DOJ’s Mysterious Marijuana Subcommittee

By Steven Nelson, www.usnews.com -

By Steven Nelson for US News - Led by an outspoken legalization opponent, Jeff Sessions' Justice Department is reviewing federal marijuana policy, with significant changes possible soon. Almost [...]

FBI Used Patriot Act To Obtain ‘Large Collections’ Of Americans’ Data, DoJ Finds

By Spencer Ackerman, www.theguardian.com -

By Spencer Ackerman for The Guardian - As lawmakers and security agencies braced for a potential loss of the heart of the Patriot Act, a long-delayed Justice Department report showed that the FBI [...]

Convicted For Protesting Jeff Sessions Is No Laughing Matter

By Tighe Barry, www.popularresistance.org -

By Tighe Barry. In the recent past, frivolous charges like these would have been thrown out of court. But, Trump and his cronies in the Justice Department are going out of their way to crackdown [...]

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