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.
US Asks Hawaii Judge To Clarify Ruling On Trump Travel BanThe government is asking a federal judge to clarify his order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, arguing it shouldn't apply to a global freeze on refugees entering the United States.
Government Says New Travel Ban 'Substantially Different'Federal lawyers say President Donald Trump's revised travel ban is "substantially different" from the original and a judge shouldn't apply a previous restraining order to the new version.
Abrupt Layoffs Leave U.S. Attorneys ScramblingTwo days before Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered dozens of the country's top federal prosecutors to clean out their desks, he gave those political appointees a pep talk during a conference call.
White House Expects Justice Crackdown On Legalized MarijuanaThe Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug.