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Wednesday, May 06, 2020
The Senate appears likely to elevate district court judge Justin Walker, who's been on the bench for six months, to the second highest federal court in the United States.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Flynn's supporters say newly unsealed documents related to the FBI's investigation of the former general show the bureau trying to entrap him. But former prosecutors say such discussions are normal.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Crimes including hoarding, price gouging and hawking fake treatments are spreading along with the virus, officials say. Prosecutors are focusing efforts on that "dark underbelly" of society.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
The Justice Department is cracking down on COVID-19-related crimes. So far, federal prosecutors have brought cases against people allegedly touting fake cures and threatening to spread the virus.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
President Trump said he plans to "temporarily suspend immigration into the United States," in an attempt to protect American workers from the coronavirus' economic toll.
Friday, April 17, 2020
The president's former attorney and fixer will be permitted to move to home confinement because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
President Trump's political adviser asked a federal judge for a new trial after attorneys said there were problems with the jury in his old one. Judge Amy Berman Jackson said no.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
One of the hardest-hit facilities is in Oakdale, La. "They feel like they're sitting ducks," says Arjeane Thompson, whose boyfriend is an inmate. And staff are working overtime under the strain.
Monday, April 06, 2020
Coronavirus is rapidly spreading, and the Bureau of Prisons says at least 138 inmates and 59 members of staff have tested positive. One of the hardest hit facilities is in Louisiana.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Investigators haven't been submitting sufficient evidence along with their applications to conduct surveillance in counterterrorism and counterintelligence investigations, a report shows.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The U.S. government has charged Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro and 14 other current or former Venezuelan officials with narcotrafficking and has offered a $15 million reward for Maduro's capture.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The U.S. government announces drug trafficking charges against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The charges were announced by Attorney General Bill Barr on Thursday morning.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says he's secured a provision in the $2 trillion rescue bill that would prohibit the president and others from receiving Treasury loans or investments.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Lawmakers and advocacy groups are putting pressure on the Trump administration to take steps to protect vulnerable federal inmates from the coronavirus.
Friday, March 20, 2020
The bureau can't stop work in the way many Americans have in response to the coronavirus. Special agents are interviewing remotely, staggering work hours and wearing protective gear.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The Justice Department said the Russian companies in a case from the Mueller investigation were exploiting the U.S. legal system without being bound by it.
Monday, March 16, 2020
From delaying trials to relying more on videoconferencing, courts are attempting to carry on their work amidst the national response to the outbreak.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
A failure of sufficient support from President Trump and his allies in the Senate may mean that surveillance tools called essential by the Justice Department could expire this weekend.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
A set of surveillance tools used by the FBI in national security investigations expires next week. Lawmakers, who want to implement reforms, are fighting over how far those changes should go.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Judges ordered that Democratic members of Congress may see evidence the Justice Department wanted to keep sealed. The DOJ is expected to appeal.