Topic: U.S. Department of Justice
09/01/2010 01:50 pm
The Justice Department alleges that an Arizona public college discriminated against immigrant job candidates. The case could pit states' rights against those of the federal government.
08/31/2010 09:06 pm
The US government has linked Anwar al-Awlaki, a US citizen in Yemen, to the Fort Hood shootings and the Christmas Day bombing. But the ACLU filed a lawsuit Monday to stop an alleged plan to assassinate him.
08/31/2010 04:46 pm
Philippine authorities allowed the inspection amid increasing pressure to open a joint inquiry into the shootout between hijacker and police that killed eight Hong Kong hostages.
08/30/2010 09:41 am
Newly elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently marked his first one hundred days in office by announcing one hundred Katrina recovery projects, including health clinics, criminal justice facilities, road reconstructions, public recreation, and more. Still, Landrieu says the city’s recovery will take another five years. Here are five critical areas of public policy which may determine whether New Orleans has a successful recovery by 2015.
08/28/2010 10:26 am
Lawyers for Gov. Jan Brewer have filed a legal brief to a federal appeals court. They are seeking to have the injunction against key parts of the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, lifted.
08/27/2010 07:30 pm
Drilling on the relief well has stopped while BP prepares to raise the failed blowout preventer from the sea floor. The effort is not just a safety precaution. The equipment is also evidence that may reveal how the Gulf oil spill happened.
08/20/2010 07:37 pm
With the federal deficit at $1.5 trillion, some voters are balking at politicians who tout a record of securing ‘pork barrel’ projects.
08/19/2010 01:21 pm
Former Israeli soldier Eden Abergil's Facebook photos of her posing with Palestinian prisoners violated Israel Defense Force and international rules governing the photographing of detainees.
08/17/2010 02:56 pm
Former House majority leader Tom DeLay was not charged in a federal investigation into ties with convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But he faces a Texas indictment for violating campaign-finance laws.
08/16/2010 05:10 pm