Garland places new restrictions on political activities for Justice Department political appointees

Garland places new restrictions on political activities for Justice Department political appointees

This post was originally published on this siteAttorney General Merrick Garland on Tuesday announced new restrictions on the political activities of political appointees in the Justice Department, including restricting their ability to participate in partisan political events.

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Judge to hold hearing on request to unseal Mar-a-Lago affidavit

Judge to hold hearing on request to unseal Mar-a-Lago affidavit

This post was originally published on this siteThe federal magistrate judge who approved the Mar-a-Lago search warrant will hold a hearing Thursday at the court in Florida to discuss requests to unseal investigators’ probable cause affidavit, which the Justice Department has opposed releasing.

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Kinzinger encouraged by latest news of Justice Department investigation into January 6

Kinzinger encouraged by latest news of Justice Department investigation into January 6

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Adam Kinzinger, one of the two Republicans serving on the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot, said Tuesday he is seeing some positive developments out of the Justice Department’s investigation into the riot.

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Justice Department Will Conduct Review Of Law Enforcement Response To Uvalde Shooting

Justice Department Will Conduct Review Of Law Enforcement Response To Uvalde Shooting

This post was originally published on this site The Justice Department is conducting a “critical incident review” of law enforcement’s response to the Uvalde school shooting at the request of the city’s mayor, spokesperson Anthony Coley said Sunday.

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House panel calls for DOJ probe of Amazon over alleged obstruction of Congress

House panel calls for DOJ probe of Amazon over alleged obstruction of Congress

This post was originally published on this site A U.S. House committee on Wednesday asked the Department of Justice to investigate Amazon and some of its executives for possible criminal obstruction of Congress, accusing the e-commerce giant of lying under oath and refusing to provide certain information requested by lawmakers...

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Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury in sex trafficking probe

Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury in sex trafficking probe

This post was originally published on this siteIt would be a major development that suggests the Department of Justice may be moving closer to indicting the congressman.

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DOJ Creates New, Dedicated Domestic Terrorism Unit

DOJ Creates New, Dedicated Domestic Terrorism Unit

This post was originally published on this site One year after the Capitol insurrection, the DOJ is building a new unit focused on domestic terrorism.

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Biggest investigation in FBI history still has Garland in the hot seat

Biggest investigation in FBI history still has Garland in the hot seat

This post was originally published on this siteA year after the January 6 insurrection, the Justice Department continues to press forward on the biggest investigation in FBI history, with 700 people already arrested and hundreds more offenders still at large and several more years of prosecutions ahead.

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Justice Department boosts funds to cities to battle rise in crime

Justice Department boosts funds to cities to battle rise in crime

This post was originally published on this siteThe Justice Department is closing out the year with a surge in grants for public safety programs in cities across the country, including many grappling with a dramatic rise in violent crime.

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Justice Department sues Texas over redistricting maps, claiming Voting Rights Act violations

Justice Department sues Texas over redistricting maps, claiming Voting Rights Act violations

Justice Department sues Texas over redistricting maps, claiming Voting Rights Act violations

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