Saturday, August 18, 2018

Tag: department of justice

Lawmakers Call On Sessions, DOJ to Investigate...

The death of a Florida man gunned down in a case of "stand your ground" last week has sparked calls from Democratic lawmakers urging...

In the Wake of Antwon Rose’s Killing,...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The day after Antwon Rose Jr. was shot through the cheek and elbow and in the back, killing the 17-year-old honors...

U.S. to Hire Slew of Lawyers, Immigration...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government agency that oversees immigration applications is launching an office that will focus on identifying Americans who are...

Van Jones Calls Out Trump’s Plan to...

https://youtu.be/jQ0mkXsMWTI MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Embracing the tough penalties favored by global strongmen, President Donald Trump on Monday brandished the death penalty as a fitting...

‘This Isn’t About Nice Anymore’ Trump Unveils...

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Unveiling a long-awaited plan to combat the national scourge of opioid drug addiction, President Donald Trump called Monday for stiffer...

‘Three-Strikes’ Law Could Soon Be a Thing...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is back at it again. After quietly waging a second "War on Drugs," he’s now turned his sights to criminal sentencing...

Does Civil Rights Act Cover LGBTQI People?...

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York City is getting conflicting advice from the government over whether a civil rights...

DOJ Actually Seeking Jail Time for Protester...

Prosecutors with the Department of Justice are asking a D.C. judge to uphold the jury's "guilty" verdict against a female activist who was arrested...

Federal Judge Approves Baltimore Police Consent Decree,...

A federal judge signed off on the proposed consent decree between Baltimore and the U.S. Justice Department on Friday, April 7, requiring the city...

DOJ to Review All Federal Agreements Calling...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is looking to scale back federal agreements with a number of troubled police agencies across the nation, a move that...

Jeff Sessions Believes Jobs of Police Need...

According to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the police aren't to blame for their lack of effectiveness. Rather, it's all the fault of disrespectful...

Spicer: Trump DOJ Will Crack Down on...

The Justice Department will likely ramp up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use in states that have already legalized it, Press Secretary...

Jefferson Sessions, the Soon-to-be Attorney General, Embodies...

In 10 days, a man by the name of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III will most likely become the Attorney General of the United States....

Privatized Prison Industry Fights Back, Seeks Help...

The nation's private prisons have come up on hard times lately, as big name agencies move to cut ties with the for-profit lockups. But...

On 18-Month Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death,...

Ferguson City Council is Set to Vote on Consent Decree with the Federal Government, Justice for Black People Hangs In the Balance On the 18-month...

Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald 16 Times...

Jason Van Dyke, the officer at the center of the Laquan McDonald shooting which blew the lid of the out-of-control Chicago Police Department, has...

Companies Selling “Fake” Diet Pills Will Now...

    The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that it will bring criminal and civil charges against some of the marketers and creators of certain...

Fifth Third Bank to Pay $18 Million...

  An Ohio-based bank has come under fire for charging Black and Latino customers more interest on auto loans, a joint investigation by the U.S....

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Says Ferguson Protests...

In an interview with NPR, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says his state has made changes since protests over the death of Michael Brown made...