Department Of Justice

Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Department of Justice released reports regarding accomplishments in various areas of the department. On Monday, the DOJ’s Civil…

Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured) and the Justice Department has been firm on reducing mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines for drug offenders as part of his…

Attorney General Eric Holder was hospitalized Thursday morning. The U.S. Department of Justice’s director of Public Affairs, Brian Fallon, released the following statement on the…

President Obama has nominated a former Mumia Abu-Jamal lawyer, Debo Adegbile, to head up the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. The nomination…

Piyush Jindal (pictured) has the sort of story many immigrants (and minorities in general, for that matter) find inspirational. As the son of two Indian…

PELAHATCHIE, Miss. (AP) — On a late-fall evening 46 years ago, gunfire shattered the revelry at a nameless juke joint in this rural crossroads. When the smoke cleared, Joseph Robert McNair, a black father of six, lay at the feet of the community’s white constable. See also: Lee Evans Not Guilty: New Jersey Man Acquitted […]

In a statement released last week, the Department of Justice has declined to reopen the 46-year-old case on the assassination of Civil Rights leader Malcolm X. The department said the statute of limitations has expired on any federal laws that might apply to the case. Despite the DOJ’s dissent, Civil Rights activists are ardently pushing […]