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Justice Department To Review All Civil Rights Agreements On Police Conduct

April 4, 2017
Carrie Johnson | NPR
The leader of the Justice Department has ordered federal authorities to emphasize building partnerships with local law enforcement over hard-nosed investigations of them.
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Trump Administration Defends Travel Executive Order

March 14, 2017
Pete Williams | NBC News
The Trump administration Monday defended the president's revised executive order limiting travel from six Muslim countries, as more states sought to join the legal battle.
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Congressional deadline arrives for DOJ evidence on Trump wiretap claims

March 13, 2017
Theodore Schleifer, Manu Raju | CNN
The DOJ is under pressure to provide any documents related to President Donald Trump's accusation that the Obama administration wiretapped his phones during the campaign.
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Trump administration fires Preet Bharara, high-profile U.S. attorney in New York

March 13, 2017
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was forced out of his job Saturday afternoon after he bucked the Trump administration's call for his resignation.
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Trump team ousts Obama-appointed U.S. attorneys

March 11, 2017
Josh Gerstein, Josh Dawsey | POLITICO
The president had previously asked Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney in New York, to stay on.
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Trump Administration Previews Defense of New Travel Order

March 9, 2017
Pete Williams | NBC News
The Justice Department says the new version of President Trump's executive order on travel allows the government wide latitude to grant exceptions.
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Hearing For Deputy Attorney General Nominee Focuses On Sessions, Russia

March 8, 2017
Carrie Johnson | NPR
Rod Rosenstein's confirmation hearing on Tuesday turned into a proxy war over the Trump administration's ties to Russia.
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Trump Revises Immigration Ban to Pass Court Muster

March 7, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Trump revamped his controversial order Monday to temporarily bar some immigrants and refugees from U.S. entry, while attempting to skirt new court challenges.
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