Justice Department

Alabama trying to use COVID relief funds for new prisons

Critics of the plan say the state’s prison problems go beyond building conditions — and urged the state to look to more sweeping sentencing reforms. 

published on : 28th September 2021

US moves to shield secrets in Saudi spy case in Canada

Court documents show Washington is in a bind as it seeks to protect national security secrets without jettisoning long-time ally Aljabri who is embroiled in a Saudi royal feud.

published on : 28th July 2021

Are Jan. 6 rioters traitors? So far, criminal charges say no

Legal scholars say that sedition charges could be justified but that prosecutors may be reluctant to bring them because of their complexity and the difficulty historically in securing convictions.

published on : 13th July 2021

Emails show Trump pressured Justice Department over 2020 election

The emails reveal in detail how Trump, his White House chief of staff and other allies pressured members of the U.S. government to challenge the 2020 election over false claims.

published on : 15th June 2021

US Justice Dept says it'll no longer seize reporters' records during leak investigations

The reversal follows a pledge last month by President Joe Biden, who had said it was “simply, simply wrong” to seize journalists' records.

published on : 5th June 2021

Trump Justice Department seized reporter phone records: CNN

The updated policy was a response to outrage among news organizations over Obama administration tactics seen as overly aggressive and hostile toward newsgathering.

published on : 21st May 2021

Bent knife saved Justice Shetty’s life

Tejraj Sharma was a regular visitor; Attacker holding the knife goes unnoticed as metal detector did not sound an alarm

published on : 8th March 2018

How did the Republicans secret memo on FBI's 'abuse of power' in Russia probe​ become a bitter point of conflict?

The four-page memo reportedly reveals abuse at the FBI and Justice Department in the surveillance of a member of Trump's presidential campaign with Russia ties.

published on : 2nd February 2018

'Release of memo on FBI, US Justice Department's missteps risks revelation of British spying methods'

The four-page memo reportedly reveals abuse at the FBI and Justice Department in the surveillance of a member of Trump's presidential campaign with Russia ties.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Explosive memo on FBI's 'abuse of power' in Russia probe puts new director in eye of the storm

The four-page memo reportedly reveals abuse at the FBI and Justice Department in the surveillance of a member of Trump's presidential campaign with Russia ties.

published on : 2nd February 2018

US President Donald Trump, FBI on collision course as secret memo's release looms

Washington braced today for the release of an explosive memo alleging abuse of power in the FBI's probe of Donald Trump's campaign.

published on : 2nd February 2018

US Republicans vote to release secret memo alleging missteps by FBI, Justice Department in Russia probe

Republicans have said the memo reveals grave concerns about abuses of the government surveillance powers in the Russia investigation.

published on : 30th January 2018