Department of Justice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder is returning to private law practice, rejoining the same firm where he worked before becoming attorney general. The firm of Covington & Burling announced Monday that Holder, who left the Justice Department in April after more than six years as attorney general, would be rejoining the firm as a partner. […]

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is getting tough on criminals, even if the offenders are wearing badges and dressed in blue: She is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the city’s embattled police department to determine if there has been a pattern of misconduct, particularly when cops patrol Black  neighborhoods. It’s the right decision. […]

Despite a damning Justice Department report that found African-Americans made up 93 percent of arrests even though they only represent 67 percent of the Ferguson, Mo. population,…

On Friday, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson spoke with Jeff Johnson, guest host of “NewsOne Now” about his State of the City address and his vision…

During a Thursday press conference, Michael Brown‘s family attorneys announced they will file a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson following the Justice Department’s…

In the aftermath of an explosive and scathing Department of Justice report alleging blatant discrimination, bias and racial stereotyping in the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department, a police official…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans delayed a committee vote on the president’s nominee for attorney general Thursday, saying they had more questions for Loretta Lynch. Democrats complained Lynch was being held to a double standard compared to other nominees and said her nomination should be voted on immediately. “Clearly she’s been treated differently, and I […]

  America’s first Black Attorney General Eric Holder is leaving his post after six controversial years hopefully to be replaced by America’s second Black Attorney General Loretta Lynch. As head of the Justice Department, Holder was America’s chief law enforcement officer during that time, making sure in the wake of situations like Ferguson that the […]

  After a grand jury decided not to indict former Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, many hoped…

The Department of Justice has announced a new set of  rules to help curb racial profiling by federal law enforcement officials. These guidelines instruct federal law…

U. S Attorney General Eric Holder took to the podium Thursday to offer much-anticipated details of the Department of Justice’s investigation into police conduct in…

Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Department of Justice released reports regarding accomplishments in various areas of the department. On Monday, the DOJ’s Civil…