New Marijuana Policy Triggers Bipartisan Love for 10th Amendment

 Jan 5, 2018 by  Alex Newman Almost immediately after announcing a change in policy that could lead to a federal crackdown on marijuana users and sellers even in states where pot prohibition has been ended, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sparked a bipartisan outcry. Perhaps more importantly, he also prompted renewed bipartisan support for one of … More New Marijuana Policy Triggers Bipartisan Love for 10th Amendment

House Probe Looks Into Corruption, Criminal Behavior at FBI, DOJ

 Dec 26, 2017 by  C. Mitchell Shaw   The ongoing witch hunt of Trump/Russia collusion just took an interesting turn. A group of Republicans in the House of Representatives — frustrated with the Justice Department’s refusal to explain its use of the now-discredited Trump “dossier” — has spent the past few weeks quietly investigating the Department … More House Probe Looks Into Corruption, Criminal Behavior at FBI, DOJ

Sessions and DOJ Give Sanctuary Cities “Last Chance” to Comply

Oct 13, 2017  by  Warren Mass   The Justice Department posted a press release on October 12 noting that the DOJ has provided a “last chance” for “sanctuary cities” to comply with 8 U.S.C. 1373 — “Communication between government agencies and the Immigration and Naturalization Service.” The first paragraph of the law reads: Notwithstanding any other … More Sessions and DOJ Give Sanctuary Cities “Last Chance” to Comply

DOJ Files Suit Against Company for Allegedly Not Hiring Americans

Sept 29, 2017 by  Warren Mass   The Department of Justice posted a press release on September 28, announcing that it filed a lawsuit against Crop Production Services Inc. (Crop Production), headquartered in Loveland, Colorado, for allegedly discriminating against U.S. workers in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).  The Immigration and Nationality Act of … More DOJ Files Suit Against Company for Allegedly Not Hiring Americans

Justice Department Files Brief Stating Title VII Does Not Apply to Sexual Orientation

July 27, 2017  by  Warren Mass Officials and attorneys for the Justice Department filed an amicus brief on July 26 saying that the “court should reaffirm its settled precedent holding, consistent with the longstanding position of the Department of Justice, that Title VII [of the Civil Rights Act of 1964] does not reach discrimination based on … More Justice Department Files Brief Stating Title VII Does Not Apply to Sexual Orientation

VIDEO Trump’s “Wiretapping” Allegations Based in Fact

Trump’s “Wiretapping” Allegations Based in Fact    Mar 7, 2017 C. Mitchell Shaw President Trump is sticking to his claims that President Obama — in a move that would make Watergate look small by comparison — wiretapped Trump Tower in the weeks leading up to the election. Obama, the intelligence community, and the liberal mainstream media … More VIDEO Trump’s “Wiretapping” Allegations Based in Fact

Sessions Promises to End Federal Harassment of Local Police

  Mar 2, 2017 by  Steve Byas Speaking this week to the National Association of Attorneys General, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (shown) said the Department of Justice will end the Obama-era harassment of local police departments. “We need to help police departments get better, not diminish their effectiveness, and I’m afraid we’ve done some … More Sessions Promises to End Federal Harassment of Local Police

DOJ Gets Warrant to Force People to Use Fingerprints to Unlock Their Phones

Oct 19, 2016  by  C. Mitchell Shaw   As more and more people use encryption to protect their data, surveillance hawks at all levels — local, state, and federal — continue to seek ways around the privacy protections offered by that encryption. A recently published court filing from California shows that the hawks are stooping … More DOJ Gets Warrant to Force People to Use Fingerprints to Unlock Their Phones

Government’s All-access Pass to Your Privacy

July 5, 2016 by C. Mitchell Shaw   The recent legal wrestling match between the FBI and Apple over encryption is not the first time the federal government has attacked the idea of private citizens using strong encryption to protect their data and communications. Throughout the months-long ordeal, which included legal battles, a public-relations war, and … More Government’s All-access Pass to Your Privacy

DOJ Employees to Undergo “Implicit Bias” Training

June 29, 2016 by  Raven Clabough   The Justice Department has announced that it will mandate “implicit bias” training for its employees to ensure that they are not permitting unconscious bias to influence their law-enforcement decisions. The training program is the latest in the DOJ’s long history of advancing a narrative that non-whites are the … More DOJ Employees to Undergo “Implicit Bias” Training