The debate about whether the killer should have been prosecuted for federal hate crimes shows how the Justice Department targets defendants based on the opinions they express.
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As the special counsel steps down, he wants to make sure we understand why he won't accuse President Donald Trump of obstruction.
It's not just the right to report that's under attack. It's also your right to be informed.
The federal attempt to take the patch uniquely combines free speech violations and asset forfeiture.
The opinion stems from an injunction currently preventing Texas from importing sodium thiopental.
He Helped Reveal How U.S. Drone Strikes Were Killing Innocents. The Feds Just Charged Him With Espionage.
Another intelligence analyst who leaked important information to the public is treated like a traitor.
A Terminally Ill, Wheelchair-Bound Inmate Applied for Compassionate Release. The Justice Department Argued He Wasn't Dying Fast Enough To Qualify.
The FIRST STEP Act gives dying inmates the opportunity to appeal to a judge for compassionate release. This case shows why.
The Fox News legal analyst says the president is abusing executive power.
Human Rights Watch and other groups say these systems draw serious concerns.
More thorough coverage to come later.
In a press conference shortly before Mueller's report was released to the public
"I think the way to go is to permit a more federal approach so states can make their own decisions," Barr told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday.
The Trump Administration's embrace of an implausible legal theory has few defenders.
The Trump Administration has decided that the Affordable Care Act should be voided in its entirety.
As for obstruction evidence, he punts the matter to Congress.
The former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York unconvincingly channels Atticus Finch in his legal memoir.
At this point, making assumptions would be stupid.
The Elkhart Police Department has had several misconduct issues throughout the years.
But Justice Department officials want to stop them.
The FIRST STEP Act called for $75 million for reentry programs. It's not listed in the White House's summary.
"I was very concerned that I was able to put the Russia case on absolutely solid ground," the former FBI deputy director says.
Paul cited Barr's past support for warrantless surveillance. He's right to be worried.
Just last night the president said he wants to stop the spread of HIV. This move won't help.
"We shouldn't have to think about self-censoring what we say online."
The former Attorney General has made it much for difficult for the DOJ to crack down on police departments accused of civil rights violations.
Respect federalism and leave the states alone.
2018 was a mixed bag, but that means there was still a lot of good news.
Cohen blames Trump for sending him down a "path of darkness"
Manafort, meanwhile, tried to conceal that he was still talking to Trump administration officials after he was indicted.
Even the Obama administration recognized it didn't have the authority to ban bump stocks.
Charges Against Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Accidentally Revealed by U.S. Prosecutors: Reason Roundup
Plus: the NRA versus New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and CNN versus the White House
Maybe Trump should nominate Kim Kardashian West.
He'll be replaced, at least for the time being, by his chief of staff.
Former Gov. Ed Rendell says he's willing to defy the feds and risk arrest to reduce overdose deaths.
Solicitor General Noel Francisco could be the one to oversee the Russia probe.
Rosenstein was not happy with how Trump handled the James Comey firing.
"I don't have an attorney general," Trump says.
And the guidelines for spying on journalists may be even looser under Trump.
Jeff Sessions Tells Immigration Judges: Don't Let 'Sympathy' Stop You From Kicking People Out of the Country
"Your job is to apply the law-even in tough cases," the attorney general said.
Trump thinks that by publishing the piece, the Times is "virtually" guilty of "treason."
The Department of Justice plans to look into whether social media platforms are "hurting competition and intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas."
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein condemns "havens" for drug users, notwithstanding their proven benefits.
The woman who leaked a report showing Russian attempts to infiltrate voting systems gets the longest sentence ever imposed for her offense.
Former Trump campaign chairman likely heading to prison.