Justice


A Wrongful Pardon

Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama hasn’t shied away from formulating deeply divisive policies, including the highly controversial Iran deal; the contentious Affordable Care Act, better known as…

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Feds Release Scathing Report on Chicago Police Abuse

Institutional problems within the Chicago Police Department have led to serious civil-rights violations for years, including racial bias against blacks and a tendency to use excessive force, according to a…

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Baltimore, DoJ Reach Consent Decree Over Policing

A spokesman for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says the city and the U.S. Justice Department have reached an agreement on a consent decree that will require the city to reform…

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Justice Officials to Issue Update on Netanyahu Probe

Israel’s Justice Ministry and police say they will issue an update “in due time” about an ongoing probe into suspicions of wrongdoing surrounding Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Israeli media are…

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U.S. Files First Charges in Generic Drug Price-Fixing Probe

The Justice Department accused two executives of colluding with other generic pharmaceutical companies to fix prices, the first criminal charges stemming from a sweeping two-year investigation. Jeffrey Glazer, a former…

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Justice Department Sues Town That Blocked Mosque

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging a New Jersey town violated federal anti-discrimination laws when it blocked an Islamic group from building a mosque on property the…

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Justice Alito Rallies Conservatives in Tribute to Scalia

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued a rallying cry to conservatives in the wake of newfound strength following Donald Trump’s election. Alito told a conference of conservative lawyers, judges and…

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Comey Said to Retain Confidence of Lynch

Attorney General Loretta Lynch continues to have confidence in FBI Director James Comey despite his controversial decision to renew a probe related to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail…

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DoJ Says It Will End Use of Private Prisons

The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run…

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Justice Squad Rights Wrongs of Past

The prosecutor spent 10 months investigating a mysterious blaze that killed six people at a Brooklyn drug den. She pored over scientific evidence suggesting arson, dissected witness accounts pointing to…

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Justice Dept. Closes Clinton Email Probe With No Charges

The Justice Department’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email setup has been formally closed without any criminal charges, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Wednesday. The decision had been expected and was…

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