More Justice Department Articles

  • $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...

  • Holder cautions against use of data in sentencing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder cautioned against the use of data in sentencing criminal defendants, saying judges should base punishment on the facts of a crime rather than on statistical predictions of future behavior that can be unfair to minorities. In a speech Friday to...

  • Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters. The department criticized a Wisconsin law that requires voters to present photo...

  • These costly government regulations could hit right after the election

    A Republican group is suggesting that President Obama's administration is purposely delaying the implementation of controversial government regulations until after the midterm elections.

  • White House: 'We're confident we will prevail' in Obamacare legal battle

    The White House's top spokesman brushed aside the impact of a court ruling invalidating the federal government's ability to provide Obamacare subsidies, saying the Obama administration is confident that its legal case will prevail on appeal.

  • VIDEO: Eric Holder says Justice Department will continue support for gay marriage

    Attorney General Eric Holder said the Department of Justice will file a brief with the Supreme Court, arguing that state same-sex marriage bans should be struck down.

  • VIDEO: Citigroup to pay $7 billion in settlement

    Citigroup and the Justice Department announced on Monday a $7 billion settlement for the bank's involvement in mortgage-backed securities it sold leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Republicans want this man to investigate IRS targeting of conservative groups

    Republicans don't trust the Justice Department to investigate the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups and now want the department's inspector general to look into the matter instead.

  • How much time did a key Obama official spend investigating the IRS' Tea Party targeting?

    The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has sued the government under the Freedom of Information Act to gain access to records about the investigation.



From the Weekly Standard

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...

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  • IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

    The Islamic State’s official media arm, Furqan Media, has just released a video showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. The terrorist organization claims that the...

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  • Fear Itself

    Julie Gunlock is one mother who’ll welcome the return of pink slime. As the Wall Street Journal reported recently, the beef product processed from scraps left over from butchered cattle all but...

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