The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration.
A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was jailed on sex-trafficking charges had approved his removal from suicide watch before he killed.. Reuters - Published
A researcher at the University of Kansas was indicted on federal fraud charges on Wednesday for allegedly concealing ties to a Chinese university while doing research funded by the U.S. government, the.. Reuters - Published
On Thursday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker revealed his solution for combating white supremacy. If he was elected he said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes. The..
Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who was dismissed from the agency following a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, filed a lawsuit on Thursday alleging the termination violated..
U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Friday said the committee is considering "all remedies" including recommendation of "articles of impeachment" in the wake of..
During his second hearing on Wednesday, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said that he wanted to correct comments made earlier in which he confirmed to Democratic Representative Ted Lieu that the..
Former special counsel Robert Mueller is affirming that a president can be charged with crimes after leaving office. He says Justice Department guidelines prevented him from considering charges against..
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Facebook settled ongoing privacy probes with the FTC and SEC over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Yet the Consumer Protection Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice is now filing a lawsuit against..
None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014, which led to the man's death and helped fuel the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will face federal criminal..
The Trump administration unveiled a new rule to bar almost all migrants from applying for asylum at the southern border. Under the new rule, migrants are required to first pursue safe haven in a third..
Deutsche Bank is being investigated by the US Department of Justice. The investigation was part of a wider probe of the 1MDB scandal, the Wall Street Journal reported. The New York Times also reported..
The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it investigates the market power of major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief,.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Attorney General William Barr ordered the removal of the warden at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced a staff shakeup at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking.. Reuters - Published
T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said on Friday, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that would merge the nation's.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it is approving T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that would merge the nation's third and fourth.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department said it was greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc's request to acquire rival Sprint Corp after the companies agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile to.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday reinstated a two-decades long dormant policy allowing the federal government's use of capital punishment and immediately scheduled the executions for five death.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department will not pursue criminal charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, after Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to hold them.. Reuters - Published
Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday told a dramatic U.S. congressional hearing he had not exonerated President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and indicated he would have sought.. Reuters - Published
China said on Wednesday it opposes the long-arm jurisdiction of the United States following the indictment of a Chinese firm by the U.S. Department of Justice on charges related to sanctions against.. Reuters - Published
A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing.. Reuters - Published
A Chinese company, its owner and three managers have been indicted on charges they conspired to evade U.S. sanctions intended to stop North Korean companies from helping Pyongyang develop nuclear.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe. Reuters - Published
Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal justice reform law signed last year by President.. Reuters - Published
Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of.. Reuters - Published
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy.. Reuters - Published
A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it.. Reuters - Published
None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014 led to the man's death and fueled the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement will face federal criminal charges, a.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg.. Reuters - Published
U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged.. Reuters - Published
Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have urged the Trump administration to conduct a scientific review of a Justice Department-backed bill to classify all illicit chemical knockoffs of the.. Reuters - Published
A second U.S. judge has rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases on the 2020 census as the Trump administration tries to add a contentious citizenship question. Reuters - Published