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.
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.