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Critics say President Trump constrained the Civil Rights Division from being as effective as it should. Business could look very different under the new incoming administration.
An array of federal agencies funnel grants to local law enforcement. But some say that federal involvement undermines community accountability and focuses more on enforcement than minimizing harm.
The president’s tweet came a day after the Justice Department took the unusual step of seeking a shorter sentence for the president’s ally. Four prosecutors in the case withdrew following that move.
Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report enumerates multiple issues with the FISA application for former Trump aide Carter Page.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigating the investigators, the Justice Department has shifted its scrutiny of Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia review to a criminal probe, a person familiar with the matter says. It’s raising Democrats’ concerns that President Donald Trump may be using government muscle to go after his opponents. The revelation comes as Trump is already facing a… Read More
“The Justice Department upholds the rule of law — and we owe it to the victims and their families to carry forward the sentence imposed by our justice system,” Attorney General William Barr said.
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against 23 coal companies owned by the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, seeking more than $4.7 million in unpaid fines and fees for mine safety and health violations. The delinquent fines were brought to light by investigations by NPR and the Ohio Valley ReSource as the Justice… Read More