Supreme Court Opens Term With New Trump Nominee In PlaceThe justices will hear important cases that touch on gay rights and religious freedoms, the polarized American electorate, the government's ability to track people without search warrants, employees' rights to band together over workplace disputes and states' rights to allow betting on professional and college sporting events.
Justice Department Backs Texas 'Sanctuary City' Law In CourtThe Trump administration is backing a Texas "sanctuary city" crackdown in court ahead of a federal judge deciding whether to put the new law on hold.
Texas City Among 12 To Receive Federal Aid To Fight CrimeThe Justice Department says it will offer its resources to help 12 U.S. cities fight violent crime.
Trump Raps Justice Appeal In Travel Ban CasePresident Donald Trump is criticizing his own Justice Department for asking the Supreme Court to review a "watered down, politically correct version" of the travel ban he signed in March.
Trump Says 'Fast Decision' Possible On New FBI DirectorPresident Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office.
US Prosecutors Told To Push For More, Harsher PunishmentsAttorney General Jeff Sessions is telling the nation's federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against most suspects. That is sure to send more people to prison and for much longer terms by triggering mandatory minimum sentences.
Sessions Slams Sanctuary Cities During Border TripAttorney General Jeff Sessions warned sanctuary cities Friday that “enough is enough,” hours after the Justice Department sent letters to nine sanctuary jurisdictions.
US Atty General Sessions Outlines Border Enforcement PlanAttorney General Jeff Sessions has announced a get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions during a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Attorney General Wants Return To Tough Enforcement PoliciesAttorney General Jeff Sessions wants to return to some decades-old drug and crime-fighting strategies -- even as some involved in criminal justice during that time have come to believe those approaches were not that effective.
Cities Say Federal Overhauls Of Police Bring Mixed ResultsThe Justice Department's agreements to overhaul troubled police departments around the U.S. have been popular in some places, but they have also delivered mixed results.
Michael Flynn In Talks With Congress, Wary Of Prosecution"General Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit," said Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner.
Comey: No Evidence To Support Obama Ordered Trump WiretapJames Comey says FBI, Justice Department have no information supporting Trump tweets alleging Obama ordered wiretap.