Trump Wanted The Justice Department To Copy Texas's Failed Election Case But Add More Conspiracy Theories
House Democrats released documents on Tuesday about efforts by Trump and White House officials to get the Justice Department to wade into postelection fights.
Most defendants are looking at sentences that fall far below the maximums.
The Justice Department Will Keep Fighting To Defend Donald Trump In A Case Related To A Rape Allegation
Biden during the campaign had criticized DOJ’s effort to intervene in writer E. Jean Carroll’s defamation case against Trump.
The US attorney’s office in Washington didn’t explain why it was dismissing the charges against Christopher Kelly of New York.
The Justice Department inspector general’s office declined to identify the assistant US attorney in a report provided to BuzzFeed News, citing privacy concerns.
The Justice Department Under Biden Will Argue To Keep Most Of A Trump-Era Memo From The Mueller Probe Secret
A judge found that the Justice Department was “disingenuous” in arguing to keep secret a March 2019 memo related to the end of the Mueller investigation.
The Justice Department Will Investigate Policing Practices In Louisville After Breonna Taylor Was Killed
It’s the second investigation launched by DOJ into civil rights abuses by police in the past week.
The Justice Department Is Backing A Trans Woman Who Says She Was Repeatedly Raped In Men’s Prisons In Georgia
Biden has pledged to revive protections for all LGBTQ people that the Trump administration rolled back.
The announcement from Attorney General Merrick Garland came a day after a jury convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd.
Ethan Nordean and Joseph Biggs had been allowed to go home after they were first arrested.
The judge called the decision to reverse an earlier ruling and allow Federico Klein to go home a "close" one.
The Justice Department Is Investigating Officials Who Talked To The Press About The Capitol Riot Investigation
Michael Sherwin, the former acting US Attorney in DC, had told media “the facts” support charging some Capitol rioters with sedition.
Proud Boys Members Allegedly Warned That Cops Were “The Primary Threat” The Night Before The Capitol Insurrection
A grand jury indicted four Proud Boys leaders in the latest conspiracy case to come out of the riot investigation.
Plea deals would mean a swifter resolution of the hundreds of Capitol riot prosecutions and could reveal which defendants are cooperating with the investigation.
Garland has said investigating the Capitol insurrection will be a top priority.
Merrick Garland Pledged To Investigate The Capitol Insurrection From The Rioters On "Up" As Attorney General
Garland faced questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday as part of his confirmation process to take over the Justice Department.
There are numerous lawsuits pending over Trump-era policies Biden doesn’t support, along with cases that ensnared the Justice Department with Trump’s own legal troubles.
Black Attorneys At The Justice Department Called Out The “Clear Disparity” In How White Capitol Rioters Were Treated
DOJ’s association of Black attorneys said the treatment of the largely white mob supported the idea “that the fair and impartial enforcement of the law does not apply to Black Americans.”
Top Justice Department Officials Pushed To Separate Immigrant Families Despite Knowing It Would Be Hard To Reunite Them
"We need to take away children."
Garland had been Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court in 2016 but was blocked by Republicans.
Trump Says Attorney General Bill Barr Will Step Down Weeks After Barr Said There Wasn't Widespread Voter Fraud
Barr was ousted after publicly undermining Trump’s theory that the election was rigged for President-elect Joe Biden.
Flynn admitted to lying to investigators about his contacts with the Russian ambassador before Trump took office. The president announced the pardon over Twitter.
A Judge Ruled The Justice Department Can’t Take Over Trump’s Defense Against E. Jean Carroll’s Defamation Lawsuit
The ruling means Trump must continue to personally defend against writer E. Jean Carroll’s claim that he lied when he denied raping her more than two decades ago.
The Justice Department Canceled A Hearing In E. Jean Carroll’s Case Against Trump Rather Than Argue By Phone
DOJ’s lawyer was turned away from the courthouse due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. He was set to argue in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation lawsuit against Trump, who she has accused of raping her.
Michael Flynn's Fate Is Unsettled Again After An Appeals Court Said It Wouldn't Force A Judge To Dismiss His Case
The case now goes back to a district judge to decide whether to approve the Justice Department's request to dismiss Flynn's criminal case.
A Federal Court Ruled House Democrats Can Sue The Trump Administration When Its Officials Defy Subpoenas
A majority of the DC Circuit rejected the Justice Department's argument that Congress could not take the president and the executive branch to court to enforce subpoenas.
New Emails Detail The Behind-The-Scenes Drama After The Justice Department Recommended A Lesser Sentence For Roger Stone
“I am not approving of you withdrawing from this case right now,” a supervisor in the US attorney’s office in DC told prosecutor Aaron Zelinsky.
The judge found the Oregon attorney general’s office could not bring a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the federal presence in Portland.
A Federal Prosecutor Resigned After Using Anti-Gay Slurs And Asking “Do You Know Who I Am?” During A DUI Arrest
The Justice Department’s inspector general redacted information about the identity of the prosecutor and where he worked in a report obtained by BuzzFeed News.
Multiple Government Watchdogs Are Investigating The Use Of Force By Federal Officers In Portland And DC
More than 100 federal law enforcement officers have been deployed to respond to protests in Portland, according to the Justice Department.