by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 17, 2014
The Department has a documented history of excessive force against those with mental illness.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on May 8, 2014 Updated: May 14, 2014
“The message here is clear: let all children who live in your district enroll in your public schools," Secretary Arne Duncan said.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 28, 2014
The woman who handed the government proof of widespread "robosigning" says it is letting other foreclosure fraudsters off the hook.
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by Emily Atkin Posted on April 4, 2014
The deal is being reported as the biggest environment settlement in history.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 3, 2014
Robert Duncan was an hourly employee at a medical marijuana grow house complying with California marijuana law. On Monday, he goes to jail for two years.
by Carimah Townes Posted on February 26, 2014 Updated: February 26, 2014
Police officers who shot and killed a mentally ill man who stole a cup of coffee will not be charged.
by Alex Leichenger Posted on February 18, 2014 Updated: February 19, 2014
The County Attorney’s Office in Missoula, Montana has institutionally failed sexual assault victims by “re-victimizing” them and often refusing to press charges, a DOJ investigation found.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 10, 2014
The Department of Justice acted "as prosecutor, jury, and judge" in settling with JP Morgan unilaterally rather than seeking judicial review, the suit says.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 10, 2014
The Justice Department will recognize the marriages of same-sex couples in the courtroom, in prisons, and in other benefits the department oversees.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on January 30, 2014 Updated: January 30, 2014
In December, President Obama used his presidential pardon power to shorten the discriminatory sentences of 8 drug offenders. On Thursday, the Justice Department said they want to commute a lot more.