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Tag: Department of Justice

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US...

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.

US vs. Apple: DOJ’s antitrust case

The antitrust case against Apple alleges that the company illegally blocks competition on smartphone devices monopolizing the smartphone market.

The 8th Circuit Court ruling and the future of voting rights...

The court's decision limits enforcement of Section 2 to attorney general, posing a threat to voting rights.

US Justice Department tells Supreme Court to reject Big Oil petition...

The Justice Department is siding with communities in Colorado and across the U.S. that are fighting to hold Big Oil companies accountable for their climate lies.

DOJ releases hypocritical statement on Ghislaine Maxwell verdict

Although the Justice Department claims that “no one, no matter how powerful and well connected, is above the law,” Epstein and Maxwell’s alleged blackmail targets currently do not face any criminal charges.

DOJ vows to protect abortion seekers in Texas after ban goes...

“We will not tolerate violence against those seeking to obtain or provide reproductive health services, physical obstruction or property damage in violation of the FACE Act.”

OxyContin drug maker pleads guilty to federal criminal charges

"Today’s guilty plea comes too late for the millions of lives that Purdue’s crimes destroyed over the past decade.”

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.”

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Trump’s alleged $1 billion campaign deal with Big Oil: $110 billion windfall revealed

An investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo offer to oil executives uncovers potential tax savings of $110 billion, raising serious ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.

16 Democrats join GOP to pass controversial Israel Security Assistance Support Act

In a surprising bipartisan move, 16 Democrats break ranks to support a GOP-led bill compelling U.S. military aid to Israel, despite President Biden’s veto threat and significant human rights concerns.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.

Oil companies use paid news media partnerships to protect ‘social license to operate,’ documents...

Content created by the in-house advertising studios of major media is coming under growing scrutiny.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion oil deal exposed: Media blackout raises alarms

A stunning quid pro quo promise to Big Oil executives by former President Donald Trump receives scant coverage, raising questions about media integrity and democratic accountability.