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.
Friday’s brief comes after the administration argued that federal law allows firing workers simply for being transgender.
"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.
The Trump Administration Lost The Fight Over The Census Citizenship Question. Now They Have To Pay The Challengers.
The administration already agreed to pay $2.7 million to the ACLU and others. It is now facing requests for as much as $12 million from challengers in Maryland.
An Appeals Court Ruled That, Yes, Sleep And Soap Count As “Safe And Sanitary” Conditions For Detained Immigrant Kids
The Justice Department unsuccessfully challenged a judge’s order enforcing a 1997 settlement agreement about conditions for immigrant children in US custody.
Matthew Whitaker’s Conflict Of Interest Forms Weren't Screened Until Just Before Trump Put Him In Charge Of The DOJ. They Were Incomplete.
A Justice Department official said that because of an “administrative error,” no one vetted Whitaker’s financial disclosure forms for nearly a year while he served as then–attorney general Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff.
The Justice Department announced a new single-drug lethal injection protocol and set execution dates for five men convicted of murder.
Trump said he would direct federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department — a plan Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had rejected in favor of adding the question.
Federal judges in California, Maryland, and New York rejected DOJ’s first attempt at switching lawyers, saying the government didn’t submit enough information about the late change.
In a surprising move, lawyers from the Justice Department's Consumer Protection Branch are taking over the census litigation from a DOJ team that specializes in cases against agencies.
The House Ways and Means Committee filed a lawsuit against the Treasury Department, which has refused to turn over the president's returns.
The inspector general's office warned of the risks of not knowing the location of individuals “who may have criminal backgrounds or involvement in disreputable activities.”
Trump Invoked Executive Privilege To Block Democrats From Getting Documents About The Census Citizenship Question
It’s the second time the president has invoked executive privilege in the face of subpoenas from House Democrats.
The Justice Department is launching a task force of US attorneys to look at ways of prosecuting more domestic abusers who unlawfully have guns.
Mueller said Wednesday that his office did not make a determination "one way or the other" about whether Trump committed a crime because charging him wouldn't be an option.
The New Charges Against Julian Assange Are Unprecedented. Press Freedom Groups Say They're A Threat To All Journalists.
Legal experts say the new indictment against Assange is the first time the Justice Department has used the Espionage Act to charge a third party — not the government leaker — with publishing classified information.
A grand jury returned a new indictment against Assange adding charges related to his alleged conspiracy with Chelsea Manning to solicit and publish classified government information.
The Justice Department Spent Nearly Two Years Fighting To Hide The Identity Of A US Attorney Accused Of Misconduct
A federal judge ordered DOJ to release the now-former US attorney’s name after BuzzFeed News sued.
Rosenstein oversaw special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation for a year and a half, outlasting the president’s ire.
The full House will now have to vote to hold the attorney general in contempt. The committee’s move comes shortly after President Trump asserted executive privilege to prevent Democrats from obtaining the full report.
The Trump administration isn't the first to clash with Congress, but the number of fights already playing out on multiple fronts is a sign of the long political and legal slugfest to come.
The House speaker accused Barr of committing a crime out of loyalty to Trump but did not say what House Democrats will do next.
Attorney General Bill Barr Defended His Decision Not To Tell Congress About A Letter He Got From Robert Mueller
Congressional Democrats released Mueller’s March 27 letter to Attorney General Bill Barr on Wednesday, minutes before Barr was set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The court will look at whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which prevents discrimination “on the basis of sex,” applies to LGBT individuals.
A grand jury indicted Craig on two counts of making false statements in connection with work that linked him to Paul Manafort.
A judge ruled Tuesday that a group that sued for the report failed to show they'd suffer "irreparable harm" if they waited until after Attorney General Bill Barr releases a redacted version of Mueller's report.
Barr also signed a statement saying the DOJ will not discriminate against potential employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in response to a request from LGBT workers.
LGBT Workers At The Justice Department Said They’re Quitting Amid “Declining Morale,” “Discrimination,” And “Bro-y” Standards
“I am leaving the DOJ in part due to the DOJ’s treatment of its LGBTQ employees,” one worker said.