More Justice Department Articles

  • ACORN-linked groups may profit in Bank of America settlement

    Congress banned federal funding for ACORN in 2009 after years of allegations of misuse and corruption, but many of its local chapters reorganized under new names and continued their previous operations.

  • Americans believe the Department of Justice is motivated mostly by politics

    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.

  • VIDEO: Federal immigration judges present historic numbers

    Two federal judges presented a stark picture of the workload facing immigration judges across the country at the National Press Club on Wednesday.

  • Border chaos: 375,000 pending immigration cases, Obama lawyers AWOL

    Two top federal judges Wednesday said the nation's immigration courts are in chaos, with the backlog of cases at a historic high of 375,000 for just 227 judges, leading to a minimum three-year delay in hearings for illegal immigrants.

  • Los Alamos worker sentenced for trying to pass U.S. nuclear secrets to Venezuela

    A former employee at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico was sentenced Wednesday for conspiring to give U.S. nuclear secrets to Venezuela.

  • Eric Holder vows ISIS will be held accountable

    "[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."

  • VIDEO: Justice Department, Bank of America reach $17 billion settlement

    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.

  • Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious. In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy...

  • $20 million California scheme billed Medicare over and over for the same prescription drugs

    From September 2009 through October 2011, Medicare and Medi-Cal, the Golden State's Medicaid program, were falsely billed for more than $20 million worth of prescriptions for the costly medicines.

  • Eric Holder asks for federal autopsy on Missouri teen

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner. Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said in a news release on Sunday that Holder asked for the additional autopsy...

  • Holder promises Brown family a full investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is promising the family of an unarmed black teenager shot by police in Missouri a full, independent civil rights investigation. Holder's promise came Thursday in a telephone call with the family of 18-year-old Michael Brown. A law enforcement...

  • DOJ: Hacking suspect's lawyers may face conflict

    SEATTLE (AP) — Two attorneys representing the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker may face a conflict of interest because their firm represented victims of a hacking scheme he's accused of running, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday. Federal prosecutors asked a U.S. Disctrict Court...

  • Obamacrats are strangling due process rights on campus: Examiner Editorial

    The presumption of innocence for those accused of crimes is a deeply rooted principle of American law. If federal bureaucrats dilute this principle on campus, who or what will prevent its inevitable defenestration off campus?

  • Eric Holder: I'm an activist, it's my responsibility to change things

    Attorney General Eric Holder says he is proud to be called an "activist," adding also that he views it as his job as the nation's top law enforcement official to "change things."

  • Justice Dept seeks appeal in health overhaul case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department asked a full federal appeals court Friday to take up a case that has endangered subsidies helping millions of low- and middle-income people to afford their health care premiums under Obamacare. Last week, a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of...



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