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AG Holder Urges Young People to Pursue Justice Department Careers

Attorney General Eric Holder gave a speech on diversity and inclusion, and urged young people to “consider careers here at the United States Department of Justice,” according to CNSNews.com.

04/24/2014

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.” (Getty Images)

GOP Congressman Refuses To Question Holder: Any Other American ‘Would Be In Jail’

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.”

04/10/2014

The Honeywell International sign sits outside of their global headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey.  (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Honeywell: Company Cooperating With DOJ Probe

Defense contractor Honeywell International Inc. said Sunday it is cooperating with a Department of Justice probe into the overseas production of equipment it provided for a U.S. fighter jet.

01/12/2014

A customer prepares to sign a credit card slip at a Target store on Dec. 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have been stolen.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Target: Justice Dept. Investigates Its Data Breach

Target Corp. said Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer.

12/23/2013

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DOJ To Release Hundreds Of Previously Classified Documents Of Secret Spy Court

The Obama administration is releasing hundreds of previously classified documents detailing activities of the country’s long-secret spy court that authorizes domestic surveillance programs.

09/10/2013

MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NAACP Turning Over Petition To Pressure DOJ On Trayvon Martin Case

NAACP President Ben Jealous says he plans to turn over petitions with more than 1.7 million signatures calling on the Department of Justice to pursue charges against George Zimmerman for violating Trayvon Martin’s civil rights.

08/26/2013

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US Attorney Appointed By Obama Accused Of Secretly Monitoring Employees

When she was the top federal prosecutor in northern Iowa, U.S. District Judge Stephanie Rose secretly monitored the whereabouts of employees who she felt didn’t work enough, removed the office’s civil chief because she believed he was a poor manager and fired an attorney whom she called “flighty,” records show.

08/20/2013

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DOJ Examining Disabled Md. Man’s Custody Death

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the death of a man with Down syndrome who died in police custody while being removed from a Frederick movie theater.

07/21/2013

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White House: Obama Won’t Press DOJ on Zimmerman

The White House says President Barack Obama won’t involve himself in decisions by the Justice Department on whether to pursue civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/15/2013

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Hundreds of Guns Lost, Stolen From Dealers in Md.

On January 16, 2013, Obama laid out 23 executive actions, one of which called on the Department of
Justice to prepare a report analyzing information on lost and stolen guns. The end result, released earlier this week, shows that Maryland had one of the greatest number of firearms reported lost or stolen from Federal Firearms Licensees in 2012.

06/20/2013

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