Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Tag: DOJ

Critics say new revelations in judicial record bolster case for Thomas...

"DOJ is the only agency positioned to truly hold Thomas accountable, because Thomas's conduct is more than unethical—it's likely criminal."

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.”

Giving up the game, DOJ argues in court filing that Trump...

“The official position of the lawyers representing the people of the United States is that there will be a new president on January 20,” said one government watchdog.

DOJ files lawsuit against Alabama for unconstitutional prison conditions

“The United States Constitution requires Alabama to make sure that its prisons are safe and humane.”

DOJ to appeal judge’s injunction against ‘cruel, unprecedented policy’ of deporting...

The Trump administration—which has denied the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and seized infants from their parents—claims it is acting in the interest of public health and children.

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.”

Government watchdog groups call for Barr’s removal from office citing abuse...

"We are a nation of laws yet William Barr, the nation's top law enforcement official, has routinely abused the powers of his office to undermine the rule of law for political advantage of the president who appointed him."

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.

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.”

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If pushing pardons for savage Jan. 6 seditionists isn’t unpardonable, what is?

Abusive pardons of the most serious crimes represent the great terrorist threat to self-government.

Texas GOP passes bills allowing Abbott appointee to take over Democratic county’s elections

"These bills are not about election reform," said one Harris County official. "They are entirely about suppressing voters' voices."

Bottom-dwelling marine animals thriving on offshore wind farm foundations

"My feeling is that a smart, science-based location of offshore wind farms, where ecological principles are incorporated in the design is needed to combat climate change.”

Garbage in, garbage CEO windfalls out

‘Waste management’ won’t help us confront climate change so long as corporate self-interest rules.

Supreme Court ruling against EPA ‘undoes a half-century of progress’ in protecting waters of...

"It puts our Nation’s wetlands – rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds connected to them – at risk of pollution and destruction, jeopardizing the sources of clean water that millions of American families, farmers, and businesses rely on."