Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: Department of Justice

DOJ Inspector General launches investigation into law enforcement tactics against protesters...

The Inspector General of the Justice Department recently announced launching an investigation into the role of Attorney General William Barr ordering the attack on peaceful protesters in Lafayette Square in front of the White House last month.

DOJ investigating lawmakers’ stock dumps ahead of coronavirus market crash

At least one lawmaker affected by the probe is Republican Sen. Richard Bur, who unloaded up to $1.7 million in stocks.

Watchdog group files complaint against Attorney General William Barr for abuse...

“Attorney General Barr has directly contradicted, misrepresented or undermined the independent, non-partisan and credible work of both the Department’s Inspector General and its Special Counsel, in order to blunt conclusions by these officials which were contrary to the views and interests of President Trump.”

US sues Lockheed Martin and affiliates for alleged kickbacks at nuclear...

“This lawsuit demonstrates that the Department of Justice will work tirelessly to ensure that public funds are used for the important purposes for which they are intended.”

Photo essay: The military is poisoning America’s groundwater

But the Pentagon assumes no liability and refuses to pay for cleaning up the contamination it has caused.

Justice Department wants Supreme Court to put a halt to youth...

About a week before the groundbreaking constitutional youth climate lawsuit heads to trial, the Department of Justice is trying to have the Supreme Court...

7 Russian GRU officers indicted for computer hacking and money laundering

According to the indictment, the GRU officers were charged with conspiracy to commit computer crimes, aggravated identity theft, and conspiracy to launder money.

DOJ drop remaining charges against #J20 protesters

"Upon consideration of the government's motion to dismiss in this case, it is: ORDERED that these cases be dismissed without prejudice."

Trump administration stops fight against transgender troops

On January 1, 2018, openly transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the U.S. military.

Trump’s rollback of civil rights

Trump has made clear his priorities: Benefit the most comfortable Americans and stick it to the most vulnerable.

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A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."
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Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.