justice department

Report: Erica Garner Had Plans to Release Video of Justice Dept. Meeting

In December, activist Erica Garner, passed away after losing consciousness and going into cardiac arrest…

John Crawford

Ohio Cop Who Fatally Shot John Crawford III Escapes Federal Charges

An Ohio police officer who fatally shot a 22-year-old Black man as he shopped in…

Sessions

How the Justice Department May Re-Declare the War on Drugs (and On Us)

Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions took office we have seen the removal of 46 U.S. attorneys,…

Jeff Sessions

AG Sessions Tries to Shoo Away Obama Admin U.S. Attorneys

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is apparently making sure no vestiges of the Obama administration remain…

FBI Director Calls for DOJ to Reject Trump’s Wiretapping Claim

Federal Bureau of Investigations Director, James B. Comey, asked the Justice Department to publicly reject…

Chicago

5 Standout Issues from the Justice Department’s Report on the Chicago Police

The Justice Department has released findings that show use of excessive force on the part of…

Justice Department: CPD Violated Constitutional Rights

On Friday, the Department of Justice will released the results of a 13-month federal investigation…

Garner

Eric Garner: What Direction Will the Justice Department Take the Case?

Two years after Eric Garner, a Staten Island, N.Y., man suffered a fatal chokehold at…

The Federal Break from Private Prisons: What You Need to Know

 The Justice Department announced plans Thursday to phase out the use of privately-run federal prisons.…

Milwaukee

Justice Department to End Use of Private Prisons

The U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday that it would be phasing out its use of…