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Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to resign soon from DOJ

WASHINGTON: Department of Justice (DOJ) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is planning to step down once the new attorney general has been confirmed. Rosenstein’s upcoming departure raises questions for some about the future of the Mueller probe. Rosenstein has overseen the Mueller probe from the start after former AG Jeff Sessions recused himself from the ...

Department of Justice won’t defend ACA lawsuits and that is a good thing

The Department of Justice will not defend the ACA lawsuits. Trump has tried to get Congress to act with urgency, but they haven't. But the "tax" for not buying ACA is no longer penalizing Americans. So does the ACA even exist? The Department of Justice will not defend the ACA lawsuits. Trump has tried to get Congress to act with urgency, but they haven't. But the "tax" for not buying ACA is no longer penalizing Americans. So does the ACA even exist? Whatever it is, Trump wants change.

Forget about ‘felons’ or ‘convicts’: The criminal use of euphemisms

PHOENIX, May 9, 2016 – The Office of Justice Programs, a division within the Justice Department, recently announced that it would no longer use terms such as “felons” or “convicts” to describe, well, felons and convicts. Henceforth, convicts and felons will instead be referred to in less disparaging, much more euphemistical terms such as “person who ...

DOJ may not need Apple’s assistance to unlock iPhone

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2016 – Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym canceled a scheduled hearing in California after the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it may not need Apple’s assistance breaking into an iPhone that was used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists. The cancellation is a surprising twist in what has already been a high-profile ...

DOA by DOJ: Comcast Time Warner buyout is no more (UPDATED)

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 – Like Monty Python’s famous parrot, the highly controversial marriage between cable and media giants Comcast and Time Warner is no more, effectively killed off by the trust-busting efforts of the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ). Numerous sources, including the Wall Street Journal and Comcast-owned CNBC, detailed the final outcome Friday morning, confirming ...

BREAKING: UK trader charged with fraud in 2010 stock ‘flash crash’

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 – CNBC reports that a UK-based futures trader deliberately and illegally manipulated markets, an action that contributed to the infamous “flash crash” of May 2010 that caused panic on Wall Street and world markets. In documents that were unsealed Tuesday, CNBC reports “The [U.S.] Justice Department charged the United Kingdom’s Navinder ...