U.S. Department of Justice
The NYPD Officer Accused of Choking Eric Garner Will Not Be Charged With Civil Rights Violations
The decision came one day before the fifth anniversary of Garner's death and the deadline for the federal government to file charges against the officer.
Is It Time to Bring the Nation's Immigration Courts Under the Judicial Branch?
U.S. immigration courts face an "existential crisis." The American Bar Association says it has a solution.
The Department of Justice Is Totally Wrong About Supervised Injection Sites
There are real reasons to debate whether it's worth opening these facilities in communities, but Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein instead relies on unscientific fear-mongering.
The Trump Administration Axes Obama-Era Guidelines on Affirmative Action
The Trump administration is reversing Obama-era guidelines urging colleges to consider race in admissions practices.
A New Immigration Office Will Crack Down on 'Citizenship Cheaters'
The federal agency that processes immigration applications is planning to open a Los Angeles-based office to identify Americans accused of "cheating" their way to citizenship.
The Hidden Conflicts Within Trump's Deregulation Teams
More possible conflicts of interest emerge among appointees as Democrats in Congress demand greater transparency from the White House.
Sentenced to Wait: Efforts to End Prison Rape Stall Again
The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in Washington 2003. It still hasn’t been fully implemented.
Drug Courts Are the Answer: Save Money and Reduce Prison Populations
Eric Holder’s plan to reduce mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders is met with praise, and supported by the facts.