Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: Department of Justice

Ending Private Prisons at the Federal Level Marks a Major Movement...

The DOJ’s announcement is certainly not a knock-out blow for private prison firms. But it's a start.

BREAKING: Justice Department Breaks Ties with Private Prisons

The Department of Justice will phase out their use of private prisons altogether, dealing a significant blow to several private-prison corporations.

Ferguson Refuses To Make Police Reforms Proposed By The DOJ

By failing to accept some of the terms of the decree, Ferguson may now be slapped with a federal lawsuit.

The U.S. Justice Department is Suing Ferguson

“The residents of Ferguson have suffered the deprivation of their constitutional rights, the rights guaranteed to all Americans, for decades. They have waited decades for justice. They should not be forced to wait any longer.”

DOJ Reaches Agreement to Reform Cleveland Police Brutality

The Department of Justice found that a pattern of excessive force has eroded public confidence in the Cleveland Police Department. How will they repair the distrust between the community and the people they protect?

DOJ Admits FBI Forensic Examiners Gave False Testimony for Decades

The Department of Justice and FBI have openly admitted to providing scientifically invalid testimonies for decades. The result: numerous innocent convicts have been exonerated and released from prison.

Senator Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

“Government corruption—at any level of elected office—corrodes the public trust." Sen. Robert Menendez has finally been charged for participating in a bribery scheme. It's about time the Department of Justice holds public officials accountable.

DOJ Report Criticizes Philadelphia Police Department’s Use of Deadly Force

The Philadelphia police commissioner hired the Justice Department in 2013 to investigate the rising incidents of officer-involved shootings. What the DOJ found was a history of misconduct and scandals, backing up the public's mistrust of the department.

Ferguson Police Chief Resigns After DOJ Exposes Systemic Racism

After analyzing the Ferguson Police Department, the Justice Department reported that the police department repeatedly violated civil rights. Still, no one has been charged with any crimes after a pattern of systemic abuse and racism was revealed.

VIDEO: Justice Dept. Seeks Overhaul of Ferguson Police over Systemic Racial...

A comprehensive report found a systemic discrimination against African-American residents in Ferguson, Missouri. Now the Justice Department is calling for a major overhaul of the city's criminal justice system and Attorney General Eric Holder is demanding compliance.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.