Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

US justice department


US Justice Department in early stages of drafting possible antitrust suit against Apple: Report

August 29, 2022 9:26 am

According to a report by Politico, the US Justice Department is drafting a possible anti-trust suit against Apple.

Never Before in American History: The FBI Searches a Former President’s Home

August 10, 2022 8:57 pm

The decision to order Monday’s search put the Justice Department’s credibility on the line months before congressional elections this fall and as the country remains deeply polarized

US Capitol riot panel says Trump may have engaged in 'criminal conspiracy'

March 03, 2022 9:28 am

"Evidence and information available to the Committee establishes a good-faith belief that Mr. Trump and others may have engaged in criminal and/or fraudulent acts," the committee said in a court filing.

American woman accused of prominent role in Islamic state group

January 30, 2022 5:49 pm

The woman, Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, a former teacher from Kansas, was charged with providing material support to a terrorist organization.

U.S. Justice Dept scales back use of chokeholds and no-knock warrants

September 14, 2021 9:24 pm

“Building trust and confidence between law enforcement and the public we serve is central to our mission at the Justice Department,” said Attorney General Merrick Garland.

US Justice Department vows to 'protect' Texas abortion clinics

September 07, 2021 6:49 pm

Attorney General Merrick Garland said those seeking and providing abortions in Texas would be protected under federal law, while the Biden administration seeks other ways to overturn the controversial "heartbeat law."

Treasury Must Turn Over Trump’s Taxes to Congress, Says Justice Dept.

July 31, 2021 6:17 am

The 39-page opinion from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel dealt a sharp legal blow to a yearslong campaign by Trump to keep his tax information secret, reversing a Trump administration position that had shielded the documents from Congress.

Judge dismisses government antitrust lawsuits against Facebook

June 29, 2021 7:54 am

U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled Monday that the lawsuits were “legally insufficient” and didn’t provide enough evidence to prove that Facebook was a monopoly.

Thousands of prisoners were sent home because of Covid, they don’t want to go back

June 28, 2021 10:49 am

The United States is believed to be the world’s leader in incarceration, spending $80 billion a year to keep more than 2 million people behind bars.

Justice Department to tighten rules on seizing Congress data

June 15, 2021 8:30 am

The Justice Department is struggling to contain the fallout over revelations that it had confiscated phone data from House Democrats and reporters as part of an aggressive investigation into leaks.