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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - United States Department Of Justice
A news conference called to address the latest shooting by the troubled Albuquerque Police Department raised more questions than answers Wednesday about the killing of a suspected car thief during a foot chase.
The Justice Department says it will conduct an independent review of the San Diego Police department as it faces officer-misconduct allegations.
Justice Department officials used misleading data to argue that their efforts to fight mortgage fraud were more effective than they actually were, a new internal report has concluded, faulting officials for using the incorrect data for ten months after it was learned the information was inaccurate.
Hundreds of federal prosecutors over the past decade have committed serious misconduct, but the Justice Department has refused to release the names of the offenders, according to a report released Thursday.
The Obama administration is as transparent as the blacked-out papers the Justice Department sends in response to congressional inquiries into the Fast and Furious gunrunning scandal. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. continues his defiance of the House of Representatives, which found him in contempt last year for his refusal to hand over readable documents that could explain why Mr. Holder and his department lied to Congress about the sale of guns to drug kingpins in Mexico.
The Justice Department said Wednesday it was joining a lawsuit against the firm that conducted the security background checks for Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis and former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the man who leaked the data at the heart of the NSA snooping scandal.
The Justice Department on Monday accused the state of Florida of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, saying 200 children with disabilities have unnecessarily been segregated in nursing facilities when they could be served in their family homes or other community-based settings.
Media mogul and corporate investor Barry Diller, who created the Fox Broadcasting Company and headed Paramount Pictures, will pay a $480,000 civil penalty to settle charges he violated pre-merger reporting and waiting requirements when he acquired voting securities of the Coca Cola Co., the Justice Department said Tuesday.
The text of a letter written by Washington attorney Bruce Fein on behalf of the father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden, sent to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.
The Justice Department spent a whopping $58.7 million last year to send its employees to conferences around the world, a jet-setting junket machine that has a key senator questioning the agency's commitment to frugality in an era of sequester budget cuts.
Republicans have ramped up attacks on President Obama's pick to head the Labor Department, releasing a scathing report that says Thomas E. Perez abused his power and negotiated a dubious deal while serving as head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.
The chairman of a House subcommittee that funds the Justice Department wants Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to call for an independent review of the department's Civil Rights Division in the wake of a government report that documented widespread abuses within the division.
A senior Republican in Congress said Wednesday that he wants to know why Justice Department employees whose "hostile, racist and inappropriate behavior" was documented in a new report — including one who admitted lying to the department's office of inspector general — are still employed.
An assistant attorney general President Obama is considering for labor secretary oversaw a Justice Department section hampered by racially-charged ideological divisions, an inspector general report says.