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by Josh Kovensky | December 24th, 2014

While the effort previously drew little national attention, the Obama administration since 2009 has been aggressively investigating law enforcement agencies for civil rights violations under authority of a 1994 law.

by The New York Times | December 12th, 2014

Prosecutors may use obscure fraud law to charge Christie associates.

by Dylan Tokar | December 11th, 2014

One hundred and thirty six members of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division received recognition for outstanding service at an awards ceremony on Wednesday.

by Dylan Tokar | December 11th, 2014

The Vermont Democrat and outgoing chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said three district court nominees in Texas – including current U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman in Texas’s Western District – would fill judicial emergency vacancies.

by The Hill | December 10th, 2014

DOJ Investigators have reviewed the Intelligence Committee’s report and “did not find any new information that they had not previously considered in reaching their determination” to dismiss the previous investigations, the Justice Department said.

by Associated Press | December 10th, 2014

Reached similar conclusions as local officials.

by Marisa Iati | December 9th, 2014

The British bank may have committed additional violations since settling charges of prohibited transactions with Iran in 2012, the Justice Department said.

by The Guardian | December 9th, 2014

House expected to follow suit before the end of the session on Thursday.

by The Dallas Morning News | December 8th, 2014

Attempts to derail nomination are childish

by The New York Times | December 8th, 2014

A Bank of America settlement was held up because the S.E.C.’s commissioners could not agree on granting the bank a waiver from rules that could prevent it from selling certain investments.

by The Washington Post | December 8th, 2014

The department also is banning racial profiling from national security cases for the first time.

by The Wall Street Journal | December 8th, 2014

More than 550 homicides by law-enforcement agencies between 2007 and 2012 aren’t included in records kept by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by Marisa Iati | December 5th, 2014

With cybercrime at the top of the nation’s law enforcement agenda, the Criminal Division’s venerable CCIPS is jockeying with the National Security Division for resources and turf.

by Josh Kovensky | December 5th, 2014

Brandon Garrett’s new book, Too Big to Jail, criticizes federal prosecutors for being too compromising with corporations that break the law.

by The Washington Times | December 5th, 2014

New Jersey lawmakers did not rule out the possibility, however, as they have been unable to interview several witnesses.

by Marisa Iati | December 4th, 2014

A veteran of the Justice Department’s criminal Fraud Section entered private practice on Dec. 1 after more than two decades as a federal prosecutor.

by CNN | December 4th, 2014

As a result of this “pattern … of unreasonable and unnecessary use of force,” the city and Justice Department have signed an agreement “to develop a court-enforceable consent decree that will include a requirement for an independent monitor who will oversee and ensure necessary reforms.”

by Main Justice staff | December 4th, 2014

Denver AUSA Dave Conner battled cancer for 15 years.

by Marisa Iati | December 4th, 2014

Although he had no opposition, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky had to wait six months for his confirmation vote.

by The New York Times | December 4th, 2014

Eugene Ingoglia, one of the prosecutors who secured the insider trading conviction last February of Mathew Martoma, said on Wednesday that he was leaving the United States attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York to take a job with a private law firm.

by Bloomberg | December 4th, 2014

The Justice Department will conduct a civil-rights investigation into the death of a black Staten Island man after a state grand jury cleared the white police officer who held him in a chokehold.

by The Telegraph | December 3rd, 2014

A whistle-blower who made corruption allegations about the gulf state’s bid has given information to federal investigators.

by The New York Times | December 3rd, 2014

In the wake of a string of abuses by New York police officers in the 1990s, Loretta E. Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, spoke forcefully about “the pain of a broken trust” that African-Americans felt.

by Business Insider | December 2nd, 2014

Audience members chanted “No justice, no peace!”

by CBS News | December 2nd, 2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says new Justice Department guidance will aim to ensure fair and effective policing.

by The New York Times | November 26th, 2014

Racial tensions have become personal issue for Holder.

by Buenos Aires Herald | November 26th, 2014

Brazil’s state-run oil firm Petrobras said yesterday it had received a subpoena from the US Securities and Exchange Commission asking for documents relating to an investigation it is pursuing.

by The Wall Street Journal | November 25th, 2014

Republican lawmakers are asking the Justice Department for more information on the agency’s mortgage-securities settlements with Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup Inc. this summer.

by Fox News | November 25th, 2014

Loretta Lynch announced in January that her office collected more than $904 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal year 2013.

by San Francisco Chronicle | November 24th, 2014

Office of Legal Counsel’s Leondra Kruger would be court’s youngest member.