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Shortly before he was compelled to resign as attorney general by President Trump, one of Jeff Sessions‘ final acts was to sign an order limiting the Justice Department’s ability to use consent decrees. According to a New York Times report, the order signed by Sessions on Wednesday, would require top political appointees to sign off […]

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of […]

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Federal civil rights prosecutors and top Justice Department officials are reportedly split on whether to […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction Thursday barring the U.S. […]

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Alton Sterling shooting death, Justice Department, National, News, no charge on white police officers, Race -

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s attorney general ruled out criminal charges Tuesday against two […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump renewed his verbal attacks on his attorney general Wednesday, […]

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The FBI has been keeping tabs on the Clinton Foundation for months, renewing calls from […]

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The Justice Department is investigating affirmative action policies at Harvard University after claims of racial […]

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Constitution and immigration law, Justice Department, National, News, Politics, supreme court, Trump Travel Ban -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to […]

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90-day travel ban affects visitors, Justice Department, National, News, Politics, Refugee Ban, Trump Administration -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is back at the Supreme Court, asking the justices […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions, gun violence, Justice Department, National, News, Police Departments, punish so-called sanctuary cities -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions moved Thursday to again punish so-called sanctuary cities, […]

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Assistant Attorney General, Christopher Wray, Justice Department, National, News, pick for FBI director, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his pick for FBI director — […]

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