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Prisoners Face Uncertainty As Number Of Halfway Houses Are Cut

Added: 20.10.2017 22:49 | 7 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department has ended contracts with several halfway houses across the country. That change means inmates will likely stay in prison longer and have a tougher transition back to society.


'Underwear bomber' sues U.S. Justice Department over rights

Added: 20.10.2017 8:59 | 15 views | 0 comments

A Nigerian man serving life sentences for trying to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day 2009 is suing the U.S. Justice Department for denying his free speech and religious rights.


U.S. Justice Department Indicts 2 Chinese Nationals In Fentanyl Trafficking Case

Added: 19.10.2017 1:17 | 16 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department is taking its war on drugs worldwide, CNN reports. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the first-of-its-kind indictment against two Chinese nationals who were allegedly manufacturing and trafficking to the US fentanyl and fentanyl analogues, substances that can be 50 times as potent as heroin. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 20,000 Americans were killed by fentanyl and fentanyl analogues in 2016. The Chinese nationals were using the internet and dark web to sell fentanyl to U.S. customers, many of whom were too inexperienced or unaware to realize they were buying the highly pure substance, Rosenstein told reporters Tuesday."They...

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Justice Department to create post overseeing asset forfeiture program

Added: 17.10.2017 23:37 | 21 views | 0 comments

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed the agency on Tuesday to hire an asset forfeiture oversight chief, just months after he reinstated a program shut down by the Obama administration that lets police seize cash from crime suspects.


Justice Department Indicts 2 Chinese Nationals In Synthetic Opioid Case

Added: 17.10.2017 19:14 | 20 views | 0 comments

Among the charges is conspiracy to distribute large quantities of fentanyl, a significant factor in the opioid crisis. Every year, thousands of Americans overdose on the drug.


U.S. Justice Dept will review new law's impact on DEA powers: official

Added: 17.10.2017 16:17 | 12 views | 0 comments

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Tuesday he was very concerned about a report that said new legislation has undermined the Drug Enforcement Administration's ability to crack down on opioid dealers and said the Justice Department would review the law.


U.S. Justice Department Gets Involved in Kobe Steel Metal Scandal

Added: 17.10.2017 13:33 | 4 views | 0 comments

Kobe Steel said it received a request from the Justice Department to hand over information related to substandard products sold to customers in the U.S., raising the specter of legal action.

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"60 Minutes" report reverberates from White House to Capitol Hill

Added: 17.10.2017 0:06 | 25 views | 0 comments

West Virginia Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin says he was horrified to learn that a bill everyone approved made the opioid epidemic worse. It sailed through the Senate last spring with the backing of the Justice Department and members of both parties, so no one in Congress thought to question it. Nancy Cordes reports.

Trump not considering firing Robert Mueller

Added: 16.10.2017 22:29 | 22 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump said Monday he was not considering firing the Justice Department's special counsel leading the investigation into Russian interference in last year's election.

U.S. Supreme Court to decide major Microsoft email privacy fight

Added: 16.10.2017 18:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to resolve a major privacy dispute between the Justice Department and Microsoft Corp over whether prosecutors should get access to emails stored on company servers overseas.


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