Death row inmates unsuccessfully tried to pause federal executions while they challenged the Trump administration’s new lethal injection protocol.
A Judge Blocked The Trump Administration From Carrying Out Lethal Injections Hours Before A Man Was Scheduled To Die
The Justice Department filed an immediate appeal in the case of Daniel Lewis Lee and other death row inmates challenging the administration's new lethal injection protocol.
The Trump Administration Is Set To Resume Executions In Two Weeks. There’s A Last-Ditch Effort To Stop It.
Federal death row inmates are asking a judge to intervene on new legal grounds after the US Supreme Court refused to get involved. The ACLU is also suing.
Audrey Strauss, now in charge of the US attorney’s office in Manhattan, is one of a small number of US attorneys nationwide who are women or BIPOC.
“I can’t think of any precedent for this,” one former US attorney said.
The Justice Department asked a judge to dismiss Flynn's case after a new review of evidence was ordered by Attorney General Bill Barr.
Trump Tried To Quietly Replace A Prosecutor Taking Aim At His Allies. It’s Not The First Time That Backfired.
The nearly daylong standoff between Attorney General Bill Barr and US attorney Geoffrey Berman marked the second time now that Trump has failed when trying to get a US attorney in Manhattan to quietly step aside.
The Justice Department gave the agency the temporary power “to enforce any federal crime committed as a result of the protests over the death of George Floyd.”
Mueller Memos Part 7: These Documents Reveal What People Close To The President Told Mueller’s Team About Trump And Russia
BuzzFeed News sued the US government under the Freedom of Information Act for the right to see all the work that Robert Mueller’s team kept secret. Today we are publishing the seventh installment of the FBI’s summaries of interviews with witnesses in the investigation.
Nixon And Clinton Lost When They Went To The Supreme Court To Shield Their Records. Trump Is Hoping For A Different Result.
The US Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday about whether Congress and state prosecutors have the power to demand Trump’s tax returns and other financial records.
The Coronavirus Is Killing People Of Color At Outsized Rates. Local Lawmakers Want The Justice Department To Investigate Who Is To Blame.
Nearly three dozen local lawmakers are sending a letter asking DOJ to look at possible civil rights violations in how governments have responded to the coronavirus.
Native American Tribes Say They’re At Risk Of Losing Out On Potentially Millions Of Coronavirus Stimulus Dollars
Tribal governments are challenging the Treasury Department’s decision to make certain for-profit Native corporations eligible for stimulus funds intended to help tribes respond to the pandemic.
Christians Were Fined $500 For Attending A Drive-In Church — The Trump Administration Is Supporting Them In Court
Federal lawyers filed a statement of interest in federal court on Tuesday to support the parishioners.
The Justice Department Isn’t Giving Employees Enough Guidance On Working During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Workers Say
A DOJ employee group sent a letter to leadership Monday saying some offices have yet to put out policies addressing paid leave and flexible work schedules.
Former attorney general Sessions came in second in a primary for his old Alabama Senate seat without the support of President Donald Trump, but he will make a run-off election.
Four Prosecutors Quit Hours After The Trump Administration Tried To Lighten A Prison Sentence For The President’s Friend
Roger Stone could be facing several years in prison after being convicted of seven federal crimes.
LGBTQ workers at the Justice Department fear they’ll get fired, they said in a recent letter to Attorney General Bill Barr.
“They Allowed It”: A Justice Department Employee Said She Was Raped By A Senior Official. New Documents Show A Pattern Of Harassment At The Department.
Documents and interviews reveal new details about a pattern of sexual harassment by a senior Justice Department official, and what the department did — and did not do — in the year since he resigned.
Democrats Haven’t Pulled Attorney General Barr Into The Impeachment Inquiry, But Trump Keeps Name-Dropping Him
Barr tapped a US attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation. That probe is ongoing, and Barr has asked foreign leaders to cooperate.
The justices will decide if a federal law against “sex” discrimination in the workplace applies to employees fired for being LGBTQ.
Friday’s brief comes after the administration argued that federal law allows firing workers simply for being transgender.
The Justice Department Has Argued Sex, Information, And Worthless Stock Were “Things Of Value.” But It Said Trump’s Request For Dirt Wasn’t.
Justice Department officials declined to open a criminal investigation into Trump’s request to the Ukrainian president because it didn’t have “quantifiable value.”
The Government Told A Judge It Won't Destroy Records About Trump's Calls With Foreign Leaders, For Now
The voluntary assurance came a day after a judge strongly encouraged the White House to do so, rather than risk a formal ruling from the court they "might not appreciate."
“They’re all involved,” Waters told BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM on Friday.
The FBI Arrested A US Army Soldier For Strategizing About How To Attack Beto O’Rourke And A “Major” News Network
The Kansas man is charged with sharing information about how to make explosive devices.
The US Government Is Suing To Stop Edward Snowden From Making Money From His New Book And Public Speeches
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit accusing Snowden, a former contractor for the CIA and NSA, of breaching secrecy agreements he signed by not submitting his book and public remarks for prereview by the government.
The Trump Administration Isn’t Enforcing A New Policy To Speed Up Deportations And Couldn’t Tell A Judge When It Would
The administration had said it would start enforcing the new policy Sept. 1. On Friday, a DOJ lawyer told a judge nothing had happened yet and didn’t have any details about when it would.
"Comey set a dangerous example for the over 35,000 current FBI employees — and the many thousands more former FBI employees — who similarly have access to or knowledge of non-public information," the DOJ inspector general's office wrote.
The Trump Administration Asked The Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Workers Just For Being Transgender
A brief filed by the Justice Department says federal law offers no protection to transgender workers who endure discrimination because of their gender identity.
The Justice Department Sent Immigration Judges A White Nationalist Blog Post With Anti-Semitic Attacks
Immigration court employees were informed Friday that they would no longer receive daily news briefings after a BuzzFeed News report on its contents.