Category Archives: US Department of Justice

Sally Yates will testify on Russia during an open congressional hearing

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was fired by the Trump administration earlier this year for refusing to defend President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries, will testify about Russia during an open congressional hearing … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Attorney General White Citizens Council’s Impending Attack on the Black Community

From The Washington Post: How Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs By Sari Horwitz April 8 at 8:32 PM When the Obama administration launched a sweeping policy to reduce harsh prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders, … Continue reading

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Breaking News | The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban in a ruling issued Thursday evening. Trump is widely expected to challenge the court’s ruling in the Supreme Court. The executive order, Trump’s highest profile and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Trump fires acting AG who defied him on #MuslimBan

US President Donald Trump on Monday fired the acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she ordered Justice Department attorneys not to defend his controversial executive order on immigration. “The acting attorney general, Sally Yates, has betrayed … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face criminal contempt charge

What took so long? Joe Arpaio should have BEEN in jail. He’s been racial profiling and violating the Constitutional rights of Latinos forever and a day. Throw his ass in JAIL! WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department is poised to charge … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Justice Department: Baltimore police routinely discriminated against blacks

(BALTIMORE) — Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, use excessive force too often and are not adequately disciplined for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being issued Wednesday. The report, the culmination of a yearlong investigation … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Native American Week

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Advocates’ hopes high for Native American women hotline WASHINGTON – Rape and domestic violence against Native American women have reached “epidemic proportions,” but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared for the unique cultural needs of tribal … Continue reading

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