A Justice Department official said that Attorney General Eric Holder privately expressed frustration to Missouri’s governor over declaring a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury decision in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson.
Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.
Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress.
Eric Holder talks about the nation’s civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.
Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters in a St. Louis suburb were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice for the unarmed black man shot and killed by police.
After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.
WASHINGTON (CBS DC/AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., weighed in Thursday on the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Mo., where a police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager last weekend. Warren addressed the disheartening […]
The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by a white officer in Ferguson, a 21,000-resident suburb that’s nearly 70 percent black.
Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Attorney General Eric Holder plan to visit a suburban Washington jail to highlight a program that’s intended to keep inmates from committing crimes after their release.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has been in touch with the family of a New York City man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.