Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.
Baltimore's mayor is asking the state for $30 million to pay for police reforms. Some of the spending would go toward an early warning system to identify patterns of police misconduct.
The Justice Department is investigating the Tulsa police shooting of an unarmed Black man. They are looking into a possible civil rights violation.
The Department of Justice announced that it will phase out its use of private prisons. There's no need for them with the declining population of federal prisoners.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.
The plaintiff, Abigail Noel Fisher, charged the ruling was unfair and that she was a victim of racial discrimination.
Michael Moore, a U.S. attorney based in Macon, launched an investigation into Johnson's death in October of 2013. After Moore left his position, the case was passed to federal prosecutors in Ohio.
A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.
A federal grand jury on Wednesday handed up a three-count indictment against former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager in the fatal shooting of Walter Scott on April 4, 2015, according to a statement from Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, and U. S. Attorney Bill Nettles of the District of South […]
The Department of Justice and North Carolina filed lawsuits against each other over the so-called "bathroom bill." North Carolina denies that the measure violates the civil rights of transgender people.
U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch held a press conference yesterday to announce that the Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina, Governor Pat McCrory, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, and the University of North Carolina. Lynch and the DOJ did this in answer to a suit filed earlier […]