The Department of Justice plans to spend up to half-a-million dollars to study whether oil and gas booms brought about through hydraulic fracturing contribute to high rates of sexual assault.
Attorney General Eric Holder defended the Department of Justice Thursday in the face of continued criticism over its surveillance of reporters.
A group of 27 congressmen have written a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder requesting that he grant a German family asylum after the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals denied them safe haven in the United States.
The Justice Department seized the telephone records of Associated Press reporters and editors for two months in an investigation that may be linked to leaked information in an AP story, reports the Associated Press.
Disgraced former presidential candidate John Edwards still owes more than $332,000 in campaign debt, according to filings released today.
Department of Justice officials were grilled over wasteful spending at the agency, including over $50 million on conferences, $11 million on luxury private jets, and a special unit that helps Hollywood produce films and TV shows, during a House Judiciary Committee Hearing Wednesday.
Attorneys for Osama bin Laden’s terrorist son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith have asked a federal judge to postpone his controversial trial, blaming the delay on sequestration.
The State Department has moved to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton willfully “disregarded congressional safeguards and transparency requirements” regarding U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA), potentially allowing funds to flow to terrorist groups such as Hamas.
The Obama administration is attempting to deport a German family that came to America seeking asylum from a Nazi-era law that prohibits homeschooling.