department of justice

Federal Appeals Court to the DOJ: Cease and Sekkle

Federal Appeals Court to the DOJ: Cease and Sekkle

Photo: Mark/Flickr A righteous appeals court ruled against the Department of Justice this week, barring the very uncool federal agency from “prosecuting medical marijuana cases…

Justice Department Will End Use of Federal Private Prisons

Justice Department Will End Use of Federal Private Prisons

The politics of chains and whips

Department of Justice Cracks Down on States Jailing Poor People Over Court Fines

Department of Justice Cracks Down on States Jailing Poor People Over Court Fines

The DoJ wants to stop state courts from using fines against poor people as a source of revenue

Federal Judge Rejects FBI Request to Unlock Drug Dealer’s iPhone

Federal Judge Rejects FBI Request to Unlock Drug Dealer’s iPhone

The government plans to appeal the ruling

Ferguson Sued By Justice Department After Backing Out of Police Reform Deal

Ferguson Sued By Justice Department After Backing Out of Police Reform Deal

“We intend to aggressively prosecute this case, and we intend to prevail”

City Officials Request Probe of Chicago Police by Department of Justice

City Officials Request Probe of Chicago Police by Department of Justice

The DOJ will dig up the dirt on the notorious police department.