Justice


Justice Dept. Announces Takedown of Online Drug Marketplace

Justice Department officials are announcing a takedown of an internet marketplace for illegal substances, counterfeit goods, weapons, hacking tools and other illicit items. Prosecutors say AlphaBay had 200,000 members and…

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Conway’s Husband Opts Out of Possible Justice Post

The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has withdrawn from consideration for a position at the Justice Department. News outlets reported in March that George Conway was President Donald…

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The Homecoming of Oscar Lopez Rivera

The reports of the release from prison this week of Oscar Lopez Rivera have elicited elation in the Puerto Rican community over the homecoming of one whom they perceive as…

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Rosenstein to Brief Senators on Comey Firing Thursday

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will brief senators Thursday afternoon on the firing of James B. Comey as FBI director, the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced…

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DoJ Tries to Strip Terrorist of Citizenship

The Department of Justice has taken the rare step of trying to strip a convicted terrorist of U.S. citizenship. Pakistani-born Iyman Faris is serving the last years of a 20-year…

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Conway’s Husband Picked for Justice Post

President Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department, The Wall Street Journal reported. George Conway was…

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DoJ Lays Out Defense of New Ban as Hearings Loom

The Justice Department on Monday laid out its first significant legal defense of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, arguing in a court filing that the harms opponents say it…

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