By Nicole Flatow 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 on 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 on February 18, 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.
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By Alan Pyke 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 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 on 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.
By Carimah Townes on January 28, 2014
A shocking new report highlights rampant sexual abuse in a women's prison - and the officials who ignored it.