The encryption limits that the Justice Department demands in the name of security would make all of us less secure.
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Years after surveillance reforms, federal personnel can’t seem to comply with the Fourth Amendment.
A safe place meant to help prevent overdose deaths is not the same as a crackhouse.
Snowden didn’t subject his autobiography Permanent Record to pre-publication review by the federal government that’s also trying to throw him in prison.
Pittsburgh's U.S. Attorney Is Lying to Cops and Constituents About the Actual Risks of Fentanyl Exposure
Bad science and panics by those who want to escalate the opioid drug war.
Did You Download an App that Connects to Your Rifle Scope? If So, the Justice Department Wants to Know Who You Are.
Feds go fishing for private data in order to track down illegal exporters.
Plus: Harris and Buttigieg lose top-tier status, freelance writers face trouble in California, how credit cards created a surveillance state, and more...
Report: James Comey Broke FBI Rules by Leaking Trump Memos, but He Didn't Reveal Classified Info to the Press
Partisans, to your battle stations!
It’s the Trump administration vs. civil rights groups on federal protections from workplace discrimination.
Criminal justice reformers say the federal prison system is in desperate need of more oversight.
The most unusual thing about Jeffrey Epstein dying in a federal jail was how quickly the Justice Department sprang into action to investigate it.
After nearly three years of ghosting research cannabis applicants, the DEA has 30 days to explain its inaction.
In order to fight crime, Americans must...make their data more susceptible to hacking?
Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook are all in the federal government’s crosshairs.
We need to leave ourselves room for making good when we inevitably convict the wrong people.
After two decades of mercy, the Justice Department announces five men on federal death row will face lethal injections this winter.
Both Democrats and Republicans are cheerleading for government action against Facebook, Google, Amazon, and the rest, but Americans should be skeptical.
Many benefit from an increase in "good time" credits and from retroactive reductions in crack cocaine mandatory minimum sentences.
For the second year in a row, federal prosecutions for sex trafficking of children have dropped.
Wednesday marks five years since an officer’s deadly chokehold was captured on video.
The Trump Administration's Double Reversal on the Census Highlights the Difficulties of Dealing With a Mercurial President Who Rules by Tweet
Did Trump change his mind about the citizenship question twice, or did his underlings ignore him? Which is worse?
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.
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."