by Zack Ford Posted on June 11, 2014
Eric Holder doesn't understand how gay, lesbian, and bisexual Americans are fit to defend the country but not mentor its youth.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on May 23, 2014
One quarter of convictions proved wrongful through DNA were the result of a false confession. In many instances, there was no recording.
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 Nicole Flatow Posted on March 13, 2014 Updated: March 13, 2014
The endorsement is the latest signal from Attorney General Eric Holder that he is committed to reducing the United States' overwhelming prison population.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 10, 2014
Holder also urged police officers to carry the anti-overdose drug naloxone as a public safety measure.
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 Zack Ford Posted on January 10, 2014 Updated: January 10, 2014
Though Utah does not currently recognize the 1,300+ same-sex marriages performed there over the past month, the federal government does.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on December 20, 2013 Updated: December 20, 2013
Future intelligence whistleblowers following in Edward Snowden's footsteps will likely face blunt opposition from the Obama Administration in effort to protect national secrets and boost national security.
by Zack Ford Posted on September 4, 2013
The Obama administration will no longer enforce a law separate from the Defense of Marriage Act that was preventing veterans in same-sex marriages from receiving the benefits their families deserve.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 22, 2013 Updated: September 27, 2013
In two forceful judicial opinions this week, federal courts expand on the message of U.S. Attorney General Holder that drug sentences are unfair and unjust.