By Becket Adams | 08/28/14 06:45 PM
The poll found that only 38 percent of U.S. voters hold a favorable opinion of the department headed by Attorney General Eric Holder, while a much larger 53 percent hold an unfavorable opinion.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/27/14 11:43 AM
More than a dozen civil rights groups, faith leaders and activists plan to meet outside the White House Thursday to deliver a petition demanding that the Justice Department hold accountable all police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
By Linda Chavez | 08/22/14 03:59 PM
For over a week, we have been repeatedly told that a white police officer shot and killed an "unarmed black teenager" in Ferguson, Mo. â€" and now the highest law enforcement official in the nation is reinforcing this narrative.Â
By Susan Crabtree | 08/21/14 12:56 PM
"[Those] who would perpetrate such acts need to understand something," Holder said. "This Justice Department, this Department of Defense, this nation - we have long memories and our reach is very wide. We will not forget what happened, and people will be held accountable, one way or the other."
By Ed Sykes | 08/21/14 12:44 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder visited Ferguson, Mo. Wednesday and it seems, at least for now, days of violence and protest have paused.
By Brian Hughes | 08/21/14 12:16 PM
A New York Times/CBS News survey shows that a clear majority of blacks support President Obama's handling of the violent clashes in the St. Louis suburb, with just 20 percent dissatisfied.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/21/14 12:09 PM
The Department of Justice on Thursday announced that Bank of America will pay a $16.65 billion fine to settle allegations it sold risky mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.
By Brian Hughes | 08/20/14 06:33 PM
As Holder arrived in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to address the police shooting of an unarmed teenager, it was clear that the attorney general had emerged as arguably President Obama's most-trusted confidant rather than the source of consternation that once frustrated so many White House officials.
By Chris Henderson | 08/20/14 09:24 PM
Graphic illustration by Chris Henderson/Examiner.
By Brian Hughes | 08/20/14 06:34 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder told Ferguson, Mo., residents on Wednesday that he could relate to their suspicion of police officers, hoping to calm tensions in the St. Louis suburb rocked by repeated clashes between cops and protesters.
By Becket Adams | 08/20/14 06:11 PM
Rather than focusing exclusively on the police response to Brown's death, perhaps the media should further investigate certain historical economic and political trends in Ferguson.
08/20/14 06:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told members of the Ferguson community that as a black man he understands why many African-Americans mistrust the police. During a private meeting with about 50 community leaders at the Florissant campus of St. Louis Community College,...
By Ed Sykes | 08/20/14 01:29 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday to meet with federal investigators and community leaders after police shot and killed an unarmed black teenager nearly two weeks ago.
By Steve Doty | 08/20/14 10:07 AM
On the tenth night of protests in Ferguson, Mo., police said demonstrators are becoming a little more peaceful, despite reports that nearly 50 people were arrested overnight.
08/20/14 05:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story. As he increasingly pushes his Justice Department to protect voting rights and end unfair prison sentences and police brutality,...
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