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Wikipedia Files Federal Suit Against NSA For 'Upstream' Mass Surveillance ProgramThe nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation that runs Wikipedia’s free online encyclopedia is filing suit against the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice for large-scale search and seizure of internet communications.
Study: Warm Weather Brings Out Violent CriminalsIn a recent study from the U.S. Department of Justice, it was found that rapes, sexual assaults and domestic violence cases occur more often during the summer months.
Report: 10 Million Identity Theft Cases, Most Common Consumer Complaint In USBig data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S.
Holder: ATF 'In Process' Of Planning, Using Domestic DronesAttorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.
Boy's Death Prompts Tracking Plan for Autistic ChildrenIn July 2013, 7-year-old Michael Kingsbury was missing for nearly 36 hours before his body was found inside a vehicle near his Northeast D.C. home.
Fed Judge: DOJ Drug Guidelines Are 'Stunningly Arbitrary' And 'Deeply Disturbing' A federal judge in Iowa has sharply criticized the U.S. Department of Justice for creating massive drug sentencing disparities by not having a policy advising prosecutors on when to double the prison time for repeat offenders.
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