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Members of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich sit in the witness box with headsets on during the International Military Tribunal's war crimes trial in Nuremberg. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Congresswoman Demands Investigation Into Report Of Social Security Benefits For Suspected Nazi War Criminals

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., wants to know why dozens of Nazi suspects collected benefits after being forced out of the United States.

10/20/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Bertil Enevag Ericson/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues

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.

09/28/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Government Immigration Board Determines Domestic Violence Victims May Be Able To Qualify For US Asylum

A government immigration board has determined for the first time that domestic violence victims may be able to qualify for asylum in the United States.

08/28/2014

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Immigration Judges’ Union Wants Courts Independent Of Justice Department

The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges’ union said Wednesday.

08/27/2014

A sign for a Bank of America branch is viewed on April 16, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Justice Department Announces Nearly $17 Billion Settlement With Bank Of America

The Justice Department has announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.

08/21/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder makes a separated statement on the unrest after the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Justice Department Opens Criminal Investigation Into American Journalist’s Beheading By ISIS

Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the matter.

08/21/2014

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder speak on the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where nightly riots have occurred following the shooting of Michael Brown by police, prior to a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former AG Gonzales: DOJ Mounts Aggressive, Unusual Response To Michael Brown Case

The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown, from an independent autopsy to dozens of FBI agents combing Ferguson, Missouri, for witnesses to the shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

08/19/2014

File photo of US Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Asks For Federal Autopsy On Missouri Teen

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner.

08/17/2014

The Justice Department watchdog has found the FBI has improved handling of national security letters, but says the agency could do better. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: FBI Collection Of ISP, Telephone Info Better, Improvements Needed

The Justice Department watchdog has found the FBI has improved handling of national security letters, but says the agency could do better.

08/14/2014

Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention wait at the Greyhound bus station for their continued journey to various U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Immigration Courts Speeding Up Hearings For Tens Of Thousands Of Immigrant Children Caught At Border

Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for years while waiting for their cases to be heard.

07/31/2014

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