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Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate, FBI says

...authority is required to investigate them," said Todd Hinnen, a former acting assistant attorney general of the Justice Department's National Security Division.The "lone wolf" provision, meanwhile, enables FBI surveillance of a non-U...
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US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe to police in Port-of-Spain after they issued an arrest warrant at the request of U.S. authorities.The Justice Department cited bribes and kickbacks involving media rights deals involving World Cup qualifying matches in the Caribbean...
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Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Baltimore man

...protesters say is a pattern of police brutality against African-Americans in Baltimore. Following Gray's death, the Justice Department announced a civil rights investigation of the Baltimore Police Department to search for discriminatory policing...
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Paul protests Patriot Act for hours combat terrorism.As Paul made his case, a Justice Department memo circulated on Capitol Hill warning lawmakers...not be enough votes to pass it in the Senate.The Justice Department also said that if Congress allows the law to expire...
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Parking dispute triggered gang shooting

...victims were known members of a criminal motorcycle gang.The Bandidos "constitute a growing criminal threat," the Justice Department said in a report on outlaw motorcycle gangs. The report said the Bandidos are involved in transporting and distributing...
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FBI hair analysis problems reveal limits of forensics

...with more scientifically reliable DNA testing.The Justice Department in 2012 embarked on a review of more than 2,000...most of the prosecutions were local cases. The Justice Department has said it will waive procedural objections, including...
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My Turn: The power of radical mothers

This Sunday in our nation's capital, Valerie Bell will lead a march to the Justice Department to demand an end to the cycle of violence perpetrated by a "society of institutionalized racism and police militarization." If...
Latest Zimmerman dust-up is linked to prior road rage act

...Martin, an unarmed black teenager, in a case that sparked protests and national debate about race relations. The Justice Department later announced it was not bringing a civil rights case against Zimmerman.Since then, Zimmerman has had several...
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Sullivan, Murkowski vote against Lynch confirmation

...Murkowski said in a release that Lynch may be a capable prosecutor but she was not confident that Lynch has the independence necessary to stand up to President Barack Obama and change the culture of the Justice Department for the better.
DEA chief to retire amid pressure over sex scandal

...drugs such as heroin and peyote.Leonhart also declined to fully endorse sentencing reform efforts supported by the Justice Department, and the agency has been criticized by privacy advocates for its use of a sweeping database of phone calls made...
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