Erica Garner may be physically gone from this world, but her fight and legacy live on.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has historically been an asshole. This isn’t debatable. He’s such an asshole that God’s greatest grandma, Coretta Scott King, once wrote a letter to block Sessions from becoming a federal judge. One of his major policies since becoming attorney general has been green-lighting policy that…
On Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice showed once again that it is more concerned about police morale than it is about police failings when it announced that it would be eliminating a program that investigates local police departments and issues reports detailing what they are doing wrong.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it will not be filing federal civil rights charges against any of the Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody.
Last week, President Donald Trump put forth his nominee to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, giving many social justice and LGBTQ activists major pause.
Can you feel it? The walls are closing in on this Negan-ass administration. It feels like it’s only a matter of time—except I don’t trust this Republican Congress, which makes me feel like we might have to endure years of this, and that would be horrible—but for now just go with me. Let’s act as if America is ready to…
A federal judge on Wednesday guaranteed that Baltimore residents will get to have their say on the proposed consent decree between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice by denying a Trump administration request that the hearing be delayed for at least 90 days.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday ordered Justice Department officials to review reform agreements that are in place with police departments across the country that have been found to have problems with their policing methods, saying the reviews are necessary to ensure the agreements don’t run counter to the…
Emmett Till’s family members met privately with Jeff Sessions, head of the U.S. Department of Justice, to ask him for ... well ... justice.
The Trump administration Friday requested the immediate resignation of 46 Obama administration U.S. attorneys, including Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan.
The White House has already gone forward with building the controversial pipeline and has put people in positions of power who don’t know what the fuck they’re doing; now, as if the world weren’t already doing badly enough, they’re coming for the weed.
Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) seems to prefer that you not refer to him as a “house Negro.” Or as an “Uncle Tom.” Likewise, Scott does not care for the insinuation that his conservative leanings equate to a complete condemnation of his own community. The lone black Republican member of the U.S. Senate conveyed such…
The Chicago Police Department has always had a violent history plagued by corruption. On Friday a yearlong investigation by the U.S. Justice Department confirms that the CPD has continued to build on its bankrupt legacy.
The U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Baltimore announced Thursday that they have reached an agreement on a court-enforceable consent decree that will bring sweeping reforms to the Baltimore Police Department.
The U.S. Department of Justice reached a settlement Tuesday resolving a claim that the Denver Sheriff's Department discriminated against immigrants in its hiring policies, a violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Throughout his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump stressed the need for more law enforcement in America, and under his direction, the Justice Department could see a drastic shift in priorities that would reinforce those ideals.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice on Friday asking for an investigation into possible violations of constitutional rights and federal laws by law enforcement responding to peaceful #NoDAPL protesters in North…
The Department of Justice has overhauled the Eric Garner investigative team, replacing the New York team of agents and lawyers looking into his 2014 death, the New York Times reports.