Biden doesn’t rule out his Justice Department investigating Trump
President-elect Joe Biden did not rule his Justice Department investigating Donald Trump once the outgoing president is a citizen again – and noted he would be powerless to stop probes by the state...
Biden On His First 100 Days: Immigration Bill, Environment And Coronavirus Relief
The president-elect expressed hesitance about investigating Trump, pledging not to use the Justice Department as his ‘vehicle to insist something happen.’
Justice Department places new pressure on immigrants facing deportation
The Justice Department is requiring some immigrants facing deportation to file to stay in the United States in a matter of weeks, a highly unusual move that puts them at a disadvantage and at an increased risk of removal.
Biden to work to end executions as government sets 3 more
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is against the death penalty and will work to end its use, his spokesman said Saturday, as the Justice Department scheduled three more federal executions during before the Jan. 20 inauguration, including two shortly before he is set to take office. The Bureau of Prisons on Thursday carried out [...]
Feds seek death penalty for MS-13 gang leader accused of gruesome NY murders
The Justice Department has authorized federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty against an MS-13 gang leader charged in connection to seven slayings — including the gruesome baseball bat bludgeoning of two teenage girls, according to court papers.
Justice Department schedules executions for three more inmates before Biden takes office
Attorney General William Barr directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons Friday to set execution dates for three more death row inmates in the coming months before President-elect Joe Biden takes office on January 20th of next year.
Justice Dept. plans 3 more executions in lame-duck period
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has scheduled three more federal executions during the lame-duck period before President-elect Joe Biden takes office, including two just days before his inauguration. The announcement comes a day after the federal Bureau of Prisons carried out the eighth federal execution this year after a 17-year hiatus, and it is [...]
Pollard done with parole in US, free to relocate to Israel
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst who served 30 years in prison for selling secrets to Israel, has completed his parole, the Justice Department said Friday. The move will free him to travel to Israel, which his advocates say has long been Pollard’s wish. His lawyer, Eliot Lauer, said in a [...]
Drew S. Days III, first African American to lead civil rights division at Justice Department, dies at 79Older articles »
A prominent civil rights lawyer, he served under President Bill Clinton as solicitor general.