DOJ’s new policy requires officers to stop others from using excessive force

DOJ’s new policy requires officers to stop others from using excessive force

This post was originally published on this site The policy spells out situations in which officers have an “affirmative duty” — to prevent or stop other officers from using excessive force, and to render or call for medical aid when it’s needed. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices’ homes

Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices’ homes

This post was originally published on this site The Republican governors are asking for federal law enforcement to take the lead in protecting the justices in the weeks and months ahead as protests continue. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

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Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

This post was originally published on this siteWith billion-dollar deductions, House members say, businesses may be trying to “shift the financial burden of the damage they have caused to American taxpayers.”

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House panel calls for DOJ probe of Amazon over alleged obstruction of Congress

House panel calls for DOJ probe of Amazon over alleged obstruction of Congress

This post was originally published on this site A U.S. House committee on Wednesday asked the Department of Justice to investigate Amazon and some of its executives for possible criminal obstruction of Congress, accusing the e-commerce giant of lying under oath and refusing to provide certain information requested by lawmakers...

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Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury in sex trafficking probe

Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury in sex trafficking probe

This post was originally published on this siteIt would be a major development that suggests the Department of Justice may be moving closer to indicting the congressman.

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DOJ Creates New, Dedicated Domestic Terrorism Unit

DOJ Creates New, Dedicated Domestic Terrorism Unit

This post was originally published on this site One year after the Capitol insurrection, the DOJ is building a new unit focused on domestic terrorism.

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Jan. 6 Committee releases report recommending criminal contempt of Congress against ex-Trump DOJ official

Jan. 6 Committee releases report recommending criminal contempt of Congress against ex-Trump DOJ official

This post was originally published on this site The House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack has just released a massive 22-page report against the former DOJ official who attempted to assist then-President Donald Trump in overturning the results of the November 2020 election. That report urges Speaker Nancy...

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DOJ asks court to lift order blocking vaccine rules

DOJ asks court to lift order blocking vaccine rules

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration in a filing late Monday said it has the legal authority to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or tests for larger companies, and that the GOP states and businesses challenging the law have not shown their claims will outweigh the…

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L​egal group calls on AG Garland to resign — citing failure to prosecute Trump and cronies

L​egal group calls on AG Garland to resign — citing failure to prosecute Trump and cronies

This post was originally published on this site Frustrated by the U.S. attorney general’s failure to investigate or take legal action against former President Donald Trump and his associates for various potential crimes, Free Speech for People argued Thursday that because Merrick Garland “is unwilling to step up, it is...

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