#NetNeutrality: Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Side With the FCC in Killing the Open Internet

It has been nearly eight months since the Federal Communications Commission repealed the net neutrality that keep the internet open and free for everyone, and the repeal officially went into effect on June 11. As lawmakers in individual states do their part to try and ensure net neutrality is still a reality for their…

Trump’s Bullying of the Justice Department Again Must Mean the Russia Investigation Is Heating Up 

Whenever President Donald Trump starts tweeting wildly and furiously, it usually means he’s bothered about the Russia investigation. On Sunday the president fired off a series of all-cap-and-exclamation-point-laden tweets that were all over the place. In the end, the most telling tweet, and the one that proves that…

Jeff Sessions Won’t Hold Bad Police Departments Accountable, so California Is Doing It on Its Own

In September 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions decided that under his leadership, the U.S. Department of Justice would focus more on bolstering police morale than it would on correcting issues in problem police departments. To that end, the DOJ ended an effort put in place by the Obama administration to investigate…

Jeff Sessions’ Justice Department Closes Case of 68-Year-Old Veteran Tased, Beaten, Shot and Killed by Cops

Federal prosecutors have decided not to file criminal civil rights charges against a white police officer who killed an unarmed African American after the mentally ill man was taunted with racial slurs, tased and shot with a beanbag gun in an incident that began when the victim accidentally set off his medical-alert…

Justice Department Probe of Harvard Admissions May Hit on Affirmative Action: Report

The Trump administration’s battle against affirmative action is under way. A new report from BuzzFeed News confirms that the Department of Justice is investigating Harvard University’s admissions practices. The investigation likely centers on allegations that Harvard’s use of affirmative action discriminates against…

Why Has the Justice Department Redacted a Great Majority of Its Documents Related to Ferguson, Mo.? 

There are 400 pages of documents that have been identified by the U.S. Department of Justice as being related to an investigation conducted by its Office of Community Oriented Policing Services after the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown by then-Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson, and a great majority of the…