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  • Pollard offers to renounce US citizenship if allowed to go to Israel

    1 week ago

    Jonathan Pollard is ready to renounce his U.S. citizenship, running the risk of never returning, should the Justice Department allow him to leave for Israel upon his release.

    “On November 20, 2015, after serving 30 years in prison, it is Mr. Pollard’s wish to move to Israel with...

  • Obama pressed to reverse legal opinion on religious freedom

    August 24, 2015 | 1:48 pm

    More than a dozen Jewish organizations signed on to a letter urging President Barack Obama to instruct the Justice Department to reverse a legal opinion that allows religious organizations to avoid religious nondiscrimination laws in hiring.

    The Anti-Defamation League, the...

  • Hillary Clinton to hand over private email server to Justice Dept.

    August 11, 2015 | 4:25 pm

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has instructed her attorney to give the U.S. Justice Department her private email server and a thumb drive of work-related emails from her tenure as secretary of state, CNN reported on Tuesday, quoting a campaign spokeswoman.

  • Holder: Ferguson must act immediately on racial bias in policing

    March 4, 2015 | 1:02 pm

    Attorney General Eric Holder called on leaders of Ferguson, Mo., to take "immediate, wholesale and structural corrective action" on the problems with the city's police that the Justice Department unearthed while investigating the shooting of an unarmed man this summer.


  • U.S. Justice Department finds racial bias in Ferguson police practices

    March 3, 2015 | 11:59 am

    The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday concluded that the Ferguson, Missouri police department routinely engages in racially biased practices, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the department's findings.

    The investigation into the police department began in...

  • Is Obama George W. — or even Nixon? The secrecy factor

    May 14, 2013 | 10:05 am

    The Obama administration has in recent weeks suffered a 1-2-3 scandal outbreak:

    – The Benghazi tragedy-as-fiasco gained legs when internal emails emerged suggesting a massaged timeline of who knew what, when;

    – The IRS owned up to focusing on conservative groups in delaying...