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NYC, Seattle, Portland Designated as 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' by DOJ
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DOJ: Al Jazeera's Online Platform AJ+ Is 'Foreign Agent' Of Qatari Government
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DOJ says $175 million stolen in PPP fraud
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DOJ moves to defend Trump in defamation lawsuit
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DOJ to file Google lawsuit in weeks -sources
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DOJ investigating police shooting of Jacob Blake
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Wisconsin DOJ to probe police shooting of Black man
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DOJ Charges Former Green Beret With Giving US Defense Intel To Russia
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Sally Yates: Trump trying to 'sabotage' USPS
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Watchdog Group Sues US Gov Over Unidentified Forces Policing Portland Protesters
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Three charged with high-profile Twitter hacks
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Flynn case to be reheard by appeals court
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Barr has brought the D.O.J. closer to the White House than it has been in a half-century, historians say.
Justice Department opposes TikTok’s request for injunction in new filingIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Justice Department filed its opposition Friday to TikTok’s request for an injunction against the Trump administration’s looming ban of the app, and..
Justice Dept. Aids Trump’s False Narrative on VotingIn a series of unusual moves, the Justice Department has helped stoke skepticism about mail-in voting.
Justice Department seeks immediate ban on WeChat in U.S.The Trump administration claims the Chinese-owned messaging service is a threat to national security.
D.O.J. discloses investigation into discarded Pennsylvania ballots, prompting fears of politicization.
Current state of technology and social media in the U.S.Facebook announced the removal of hundreds of Russian-linked accounts, pages and groups. The Justice Department is trying to force big tech to take responsibility for content on their platforms, while..
DOJ moves to make it easier to sue social media companiesIt's the latest move to amend a 24-year-old law that shields social media companies from most lawsuits.
Trump administration proposes punishing sites for ‘censoring lawful speech’ or hosting illegal contentIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Department of Justice has submitted a proposal to weaken Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a rule that protects websites and apps from..
International dark web bust leads to more than 170 arrestsThe US Justice Department (DOJ) announced on Tuesday the results of an international law enforcement operation aimed at taking down drug traffickers on the dark web. Known as Operation DisrupTor, named..
Operation targeting Darknet drug traffickers nets dozes of arrest worldwide, officials sayThe Justice Department said more than $6.5 million in cash and virtual currencies, as well as 500 kilograms of drugs, have been seized.
Indian government websites on Chinese hackers' radar trigger security concernsIndian security agencies are concerned on the latest development in which the United States Department of Justice has said that five Chinese hackers who charged were involved to target the Indian..
Wisconsin DOJ hires former Madison police chief to review Jacob Blake shooting investigationWisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced retired Madison Police Chief Noble Wray will analyze the DOJ investigation for the Kenosha DA.
DOJ names New York City, Portland, Seattle 'anarchist jurisdictions' that could lose federal fundingPresident Donald Trump executive order threatened to withhold federal funding from cities where the administration said local officials have cut funding for police departments, refused offers for help..
DOJ says 3 cities could lose federal aid for allowing "anarchy"New York City, Portland and Seattle were labeled "anarchist jurisdictions" by the Justice Department.
Six people indicted in Amazon Marketplace bribery scheme to help third-party sellersIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Six people have been indicted by a grand jury in Washington state on charges they bribed Amazon employees to manipulate third-party seller listings on the..
US moves to seize $330m of alleged 1MDB assets held by UK law firmDepartment of Justice says money in Clyde & Co’s account allegedly linked to Malaysian fraud scandal The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has moved to seize $330m (£256m) held in the bank account of a..
Justice Department seeking to charge protesters with seditionThe federal sedition law is used rarely but is aimed at charging individuals with overthrowing the government.
Trump's unrestrained full partner? Attorney General William Barr echoes president in slamming DOJAttorney General William Barr launched an extraordinary rebuke of lawyers under his command that drew parallels to Trump's recriminations against the DOJ.
Attorney General Barr urges federal charges against violent protestersAttorney General William Barr is calling on U.S. attorneys nationwide to seek federal charges against violent demonstrators. He even suggested invoking the rarely-used sedition law, which can punish..
Attorney General William Barr brings up slavery when referring to quarantining during the pandemicThe attorney general made several shocking statements at a Constitution Day event sponsored by Hillsdale College. Catherine Herridge reports from the Department of Justice.
5 Chinese nationals charged in mega hacking scheme, Indian govt networks hit: USThe US Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacking over a 100 companies and institutions in America and abroad, including the Indian government's networks, and stealing valuable..
US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaignThe Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and abroad, including social media and video game companies..
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Barr assails DOJ prosecutors, says some are "headhunters"In a rare rebuke by an attorney general of his department's own prosecutors, Barr said they sometimes fixate too much on prominent targets and on "ill-conceived" political probes.
William Barr takes aim at prosecutors inside his own Justice DepartmentWASHINGTON — Attorney General William Barr took aim at his own Justice Department on Wednesday night, criticizing prosecutors for behaving as “headhunters” in their pursuit of prominent targets..
Barr Defends Right to Intrude in Cases as He Sees FitThe attorney general’s remarks scanned as a rebuke of career Justice Department lawyers who have questioned his level of involvement.
US charges five Chinese with hacking 100 companies worldwideThe US Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in North America and around the world, including social media and video game..
China-Backed Hackers Broke Into 100 Firms and Agencies, U.S. SaysIn indictments against five Chinese nationals, the Justice Department described sophisticated attacks to hijack networks and extort universities, businesses and nonprofits.
5 Chinese citizens at large, 2 Malaysian suspects arrested in global hacking campaign targeting gamingThe Justice Department unsealed charges Wednesday against five Chinese citizens and two Malaysian nationals in a global hacking campaign, allegedly part of APT-41, that targeted more than 100 entities,..
Federal prison officers are worried drones could one day be used to airlift inmates to freedomPhoto Illustration by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Drones have been a problem for prisons for years now, where they’re often used to smuggle contraband behind bars. But could they also..
Criminal inquiry into former Trump adviser John Bolton’s bookThe US Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into whether president Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton unlawfully disclosed classified information in a..
Texas woman fraudulently submitted Paycheck Protection Program loan applications for nearly $2M, DOJ saysLola Shalewa Barbara Kasali allegedly received more than $1.9 million in PPP loans and transferred the money into four additional bank accounts.
Justice Department investigating publication of Bolton's tell-all bookBolton's memoir, "The Room Where It Happened," hit shelves in June after an unsuccessful attempt by the Justice Department to block publication.
John Bolton's book publisher subpoenaed, DOJ investigating disclosures in 'The Room Where It Happened'The Justice Department demands records from Simon & Schuster after the Trump administration failed to halt publication of John Bolton's book.
The Justice Department is investigating whether John Bolton’s book unlawfully disclosed classified information.
Justice Department investigation into FBI's Russia probe may be nearing endThere are indicators suggesting the Justice Department's investigation into the origins of the FBI's 2016 probe of election meddling and Russian ties to Trump campaign members is in its final phase...
Dannehy joins Justice honor roll by resigning from politicized Durham FBI Russia probeCareer lawyers should protest or resign like Dannehy to flag partisan misuse of the Justice Department in the election, our core democratic moment.
Violent crime rate dropped 15% in 2019, Justice Department saysThe nationwide survey found violent crimes excluding simple assault fell for the first time in four years.
Now Trump wants Americans to pay for his defense in a rape-related defamation caseThis is Barr's most egregious act and the logical conclusion of his campaign to remake the DOJ into Trump's personal, taxpayer-funded legal service.
‘Cuties’ Sparks a Firestorm, Again, After Its Netflix ReleaseSeveral members of Congress have weighed in on the award-winning film, including to call for its removal from Netflix or a Justice Department investigation.
Durham aide resigns from Justice DepartmentNora Dannehy, the top aide to the U.S. attorney probing the origins of the Russia investigation, has resigned from the Justice Department.
NFL’s Josh Bellamy charged with fraud in alleged COVID-19 relief schemeThe former Jets wide receiver and 10 others are accused of using money meant for coronavirus relief on items such as Gucci and Dior Former Jets wide receiver Josh Bellamy was charged and arrested for..
Justice Department moves to defend President Trump in rape accuser's defamation caseLoyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson joins "Red and Blue" to break down the Justice Department's decision to try to defend President Trump in a rape accuser's defamation case, and why the move..
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DOJ argues it should represent President Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation suitThe Department of Justice is trying to replace President Trump’s personal legal team and intervene in a defamation suit from a woman who accused him of rape. The president has denied that allegation...
Former DOJ official slams census citizenship questionFormer Obama-era Justice Department civil rights division leader Vanita Gupta tells CBS News' Major Garrett on "The Takeout" podcast that the Trump administration's inclusion of a citizenship question..
DOJ moves to defend Trump in defamation lawsuitCarroll is suing Mr. Trump in his personal capacity, and he was previously represented by private attorneys.
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Cryptocurrency: the next battleground in the US-China rivalryThe United States Department of Justice last month announced the dismantling of...
Gerald Shur, Architect of Witness Protection Program, Dies at 86As a young Justice Department lawyer investigating the mob, he realized more witnesses might talk if they weren’t afraid of being killed.
2 Boogaloo Bois members charged with attempting to support HamasThe Justice Department said the FBI initiated the investigation into Solomon and Teeter during protests in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death.
Police Kill Suspect in Fatal Portland Shooting During Arrest, Source SaysA man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Oregon, last week after a caravan of Donald Trump backers rode through downtown was killed Thursday as investigators..