Jul 18, 2014 — More than 46,000 inmates can petition for early release starting next year, unless Congress acts soon.
Jul 11, 2014 — He worked for The Tennessean and took leave to assist Robert F. Kennedy in the White House and during the senator's 1968 presidential campaign. He later helped shape USA Today.
Jul 8, 2014 — Did fake accusations that Sen. Robert Menendez had visited underage prostitutes come from Cuba's intelligence agency? That's the question the senator wants the Justice Department to look into.
Jun 16, 2014 — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals says that the Justice Department can keep intelligence information secret in terrorism cases.
Jun 10, 2014 — Two years ago, the Missoula county attorney defied the DOJ's efforts to force his office to change the way it handles sexual assault cases. Today, the county won a partial victory.
May 21, 2014 — The policy shift, set to take effect July 11, is designed to align practices across the federal government, where some law enforcement agencies employ recordings and others don't.
May 19, 2014 — The Justice Department accuses five Chinese officials of stealing trade secrets by spying using military and intelligence facilities. These are the first charges of their kind to be made by the U.S.
Mar 25, 2014 — Thompson has been named acting head of the Office of Legal Counsel, which approves executive branch legal arguments on armed drones, surveillance and other national security issues.
Mar 5, 2014 — The clash over attorney Debo Adegbile's Justice Dept. nomination pitted powerful law enforcement interests against the civil rights community.
Feb 14, 2014 — The departments of Treasury and Justice signal that banks can work with the legal marijuana industry without fearing prosecution for such crimes as money laundering.