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2 Black U.S. Attorneys Resign After Sessions’ Request

Two African-American U.S. Attorneys in Mississippi were on the list of people on Attorney General…

Sessions

Why Jeff Sessions Could Be the Prison Industry’s Best Friend

It’s not surprising that Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a beeline to reverse one of the…

Police

The Tough Job of Finding a Sanctuary for Black Boys

A recent investigtion by the U.S. Justice Department focusing on law enforcement in Baltimore substantiates stories from the Black community…

Federal Probe Into Chicago P.D. Could Dismantle Old, Brutal Methods

The Chicago way. The term comes up a lot in mob movies, history books and…

Justice Department Probing Taped Arrest of High School Student

The Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation Tuesday after a deputy flipped a student…

Judge overhauls troubled Ferguson, Missouri, court

All Arrest Warrants Issued Before 2015 in Ferguson Voided

A new municipal judge in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday ordered sweeping changes to court practices…

Ferguson: If Negligent And Careless Poor People Can't Make Bail, It's Their Fault

DOJ Report: Ferguson Blamed Citizens for High Arrest Rates, Fines

When lawyers in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division investigated the operations of the Ferguson…

Cleveland to Settle With Justice Department Over Police Brutality

City of Cleveland Reaches Settlement With Department of Justice

The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Justice Department, the New York…

DOJ Launches Investigation Into Police Custody Death of Freddie Gray

DOJ to Investigate Death of Freddie Gray

The U.S. Department of Justice will investigate the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old Baltimore…

Ferguson's Chief Executive Resigns

Chief Executive for City of Ferguson Resigns

According to NBC News, Ferguson's City Council unanimously approved a "mutual separation agreement" with Shaw…