The Trump administration steps into an on-going legal battle over civil rights—and steps on another agency’s turf.
Members of a House committee expressed their concerns over a recent report revealing holes in how the agency turns over unused military gear to law enforcement.
President Trump is reportedly considering drastic action to end the Russia investigation.
A new law could alleviate hardship for those thrown into debt—or jail—because of mounting fines. But does it go far enough?
There are no legal or ethical reasons for the special counsel to turn away if he discovers indications of misconduct that are unrelated to the original Russia inquiry.
The Attorney General announced that the Department of Justice will engage in more civil-asset seizures, a practice many conservatives have recognized as a deplorable abuse.
To combat crime on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, the tribe is considering partnering with area law enforcement. But the proposal would need to overcome members’ wariness of state encroachment on their sovereignty.
Governor Dannel Malloy’s allies worry the policy changes implemented under his watch will be undone once he leaves office.
A page from the attorney general’s documents, used to apply for a security clearance, were released in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
The defenses of the president’s son for seeking a meeting with a Kremlin-connected attorney make clear that some conservatives will never abandon this White House.
Federal appeals courts covering half of U.S. states have now ruled that Americans have a First Amendment right to videotape encounters with law enforcement.
In a 302-page opinion this week, a federal judge in Montgomery condemned the dire conditions faced by prisoners with mental illnesses.
The former acting attorney general says she believes the Department of Justice can withstand anything that happens during the Trump administration.
How do progressives express their moral fury without embracing a dehumanizing language of their own?
The former FBI director left a number of hints about where the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election could go.
On the Hill, the president’s adviser and son-in-law is seen as the best chance to get support from the White House.
In exchange for coverage, insurers can demand that police departments implement new policies and training, and dismiss problem officers.
Republican senators suggest Trump is innocent because he didn’t try very hard to obstruct justice, or because he was bad at it.
Zoning ordinances are a common tool of bias against faith groups. On Tuesday, a Bernards Township settled two cases brought against it.
The Trump administration's budget envisions staff reductions and a diminished focus on traditional civil-rights enforcement.