Following President Donald Trump’s hastily drafted executive order walking back his own policy of separating undocumented children from their parents, the Justice Department has formally asked a federal judge to adjust the rule which prevents undocumented immigrant families from being detained indefinitely.
The Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General dropped its much-anticipated report on former FBI Director James Comey’s conduct during his investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server on Thursday. It is, for the most part, 500 pages of “meh” punctuated by a few moments of “oh, hmmm?” (In short:…
A Department of Justice spokesperson compared undocumented immigrants arrested during an immigration raid at a gardening business this week to actual bank robbers.
The Trump administration’s cold war against leakers finally seems to be heating up. A former Senate Intelligence Committee aide was arrested on Thursday for allegedly lying to federal agents about his communication with three journalists. The indictment was the culmination of a leak investigation that included the…
We all know Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is a racist son of a bitch who has dedicated his career to decimating already modest protections for poor people and people of color. Whether it’s separating undocumented families and vowing to prosecute every single one, killing accessible legal assistance
President Donald Trump and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon have had a rocky relationship since Bannon was forced out in August of last year. But according to CNN, Bannon is reportedly now back in Trump’s ear, as part of an “informal” group of former administration and campaign officials who are…
The Trump administration has rolled back yet another policy directive set by former President Barack Obama, this time involving protections for transgender prison inmates.
Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois is accusing Jeff Sessions of doing some collusion—with the state of Texas.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a man who looks like he’s about to turn children into a stew, has instituted many policies targeting immigrants and people of color in his first year in office. He’s revved up the war on drugs. He’s cracked down on legal weed. He’s threatened sanctuary cities and attacked voting rights.…
Muslims accused of plotting violent acts are roughly seven times more likely to get media coverage and three times more likely to receive longer sentences than their non-Muslim counterparts, according to a new report from the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding called “Equal Treatment?”
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday wound up unintentionally clarifying why the federal government is suing the state of California during a speech delivered on Wednesday to members of the California Peace Officers Association.
The Trump administration made its most aggressive assault on cities that shield undocumented immigrants on Tuesday night by filing the paperwork to sue the state of California over its sanctuary city laws.
A federal appeals court in New York City ruled Monday that federal civil rights law protects employees from being fired based on their sexual orientation, the Wall Street Journal reports, a ruling that is in keeping with a similar one made in Chicago last year.
The Department of Justice has “effectively shuttered” an office created during the Obama administration to expand access to legal services to people who can’t afford them, according to The New York Times.
Thursday night, the New York Times published a report alleging that President Trump tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller just weeks after he was appointed to oversee the Russia investigation. He finally backed down, the Times reported, when White House counsel Don McGahn threatened to resign “rather than carry…
A spokesman from U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia issued a press release early Thursday evening announcing that it will drop felony rioting charges against 129 of the 234 people arrested in an inauguration day protest last year.
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is pushing to pass legislation granting legal immunity to the state’s police officers, in a what-could-possibly-go-wrong move that civil rights advocates are already saying may be unconstitutional.