Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: attorney general loretta lynch

Racial Justice Expert Says Department of Justice...

The release of a report by the Department of Justice on the practices of the Chicago Police Department has re-opened the debate on reducing...

DOJ Replaces FBI Agents, Lawyers Investigating Eric...

In a rare shake-up, the U.S. Justice Department has moved to replace the team of New York lawyers and FBI agents assigned to investigate...

The DOJ Will Track Police Shootings Nationwide...

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Thursday that the Department of Justice will track and record national police-involved shootings. After nearly three years of protests stemming...

Loretta Lynch Responds to Criticism That Justice...

  On the Oct. 3 edition of "CBS This Morning," U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discussed recent criticism about the Department of Justice's response to...

Justice Department Orders Mandatory Implicit Bias Training...

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that thousands of employees will undergo mandatory training to ensure that subconscious biases don't influence their decisions. Deputy...

Loretta Lynch Withdraws from Supreme Court Race,...

Attorney General Loretta Lynch has withdrawn from the race to fill the empty seat on the Supreme Court. Lynch was a candidate to replace...

Threat of DOJ Lawsuit Forces Ferguson City...

The Ferguson, Missouri, City Council is reconsidering the U.S. Department of Justice’s suggested reforms of its criminal justice system. According to Raw Story, the City...

Eric Holder Agrees, Marijuana Shouldn’t Be Classified...

The war on drugs has been a war on Black people, with clear racial disparities in how whites and people of color are treated...

Black Lawmakers Say Obama Should Name AG...

Liberal groups and some Black legislators are urging President Barack Obama to appoint Attorney General Loretta Lynch to fill the Supreme Court position left open...

Why President Obama Should Nominate a Black...

With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, President Obama has some decisions to make, as he considers who to nominate to replace...

Criminals With a Badge: Nearly Three Years...

The case of Cedrick Chatman is further proof that the Chicago Police Department is rotten to the core, with a climate of abuse and...

Travesty of Justice: Eric Garner, Tamir Rice,...

When the federal government relies on local police departments to voluntarily report on the people they kill, that system will prove unreliable and worthless. ...

FBI Says Divide Between Police, Black Communities...

Black people find themselves vulnerable and in crisis on various fronts, as the FBI is concerned about the divide between the police and minority...

FBI Director Says Lack of System for...

Since the 2014 officer-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, community activists have been calling for federal accountability and oversight into...

California Law Enforcement Push Back Against New...

The winds of criminal justice and policing reform are blowing, as California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) just signed a law sponsored by state Assemblywoman...

New Justice Department System Will Count the...

The U.S. Department of Justice is testing a new pilot program to count the number of people killed by police around the country.  The...

Judge Upholds Charges Against Six Officers in...

In a Case Marked with a Black Prosecutor and Black Judge, the Trial of Six Officers in the Killing of Freddie Gray Will Proceed The...

Law Firm Asks Attorney General Loretta Lynch...

Eighty Black and minority employees have filed a class action lawsuit against American Airlines/US Airways. The employees alledge they were subject to racial abuse,...

Baltimore Police Avoiding Transparency, Accountability But Public...

The people of Baltimore and from communities all across the nation have been begging for answers after Freddie Gray died due to a spinal...