Voters oppose abolishing the death penalty 64 to 31 percent, according to a recently released poll of American voters from Quinnipiac University.
The Justice Department on Friday unsealed criminal indictments against nine Iranians, charging them with conducting a massive cyber-theft campaign against hundreds of American and foreign universities, more than two dozen companies, and other victims.
The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed the Justice Department for documents related to internal DOJ and FBI decisions in the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server, as well as potential abuses of laws governing the surveillance of members of Trump presidential campaign.
Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is meeting with the Justice Department to make the case for why he should be allowed to retire rather than be fired, according to an individual familiar with the meeting.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Monday that the Department of Justice would begin work to better protect schools from attacks like the one that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
Another senior union official has been charged in connection to a bribery scandal at Fiat Chrysler.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to create a new, interagency federal council to report on federal prison reentry policy, continuing the administration’s ongoing focus on prison reform.
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced four new nominees to the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC), at least two of whom, if confirmed, would bring a tough-on-crime attitude to the federal government’s sentencing advisory body.
The White House announced Tuesday that it had sent Congress a framework for overhauling prison and criminal reentry in America, following up on a promise first issued by President Donald Trump in his State of the Union address late last month.
President Barack Obama’s former director of the U.S. Census Bureau has joined with Democratic groups to lead the charge in opposing attempts by the Trump administration to include questions about citizenship on the agency’s decennial census questionnaire.