Trump Justice Dept. Could Shift Drug Prosecution PoliciesAn Obama administration Justice Department that emphasized the need to be "smart on crime" is being replaced with a Trump presidency that campaigned on being "tough on crime."
Justice Department Top National Security Official To Leave PostThe Justice Department's top national security official is leaving his position next month, the department announced Tuesday. John Carlin will be leaving government on October 15.
Federal Immigration Court Backlog Tops 500,000 Pending CasesThe Justice Department's Executive Office for Immigration Review said Wednesday there are now 500,051 pending immigration cases in the agency's courts.
Justice Dept. Pushes Back Against Texas Judge's Immigration SanctionsThe Justice Department told Judge Hanen on Tuesday that there's insufficient evidence to show that the government withheld information or intentionally deceived the judge or the states.
Federal Attorneys' Conduct Criticized In Immigration CaseA federal judge in Texas who initially blocked President Barack Obama's immigration executive action has ordered that Justice Department attorneys attend an ethics course for misleading him about whether the administration had begun implementing one of the proposed measures.
N.C. Governor: Transgender Bathroom Use "Now A National Issue"Governor says he hopes other states will join North Carolina in court as it fights the Justice Department's position that the Civil Rights Act requires that transgender people be allowed to access facilities matching their gender identities.
U.S. Appeals Ruling On Accessing Data In New York iPhone CaseCalling a New York judge's ruling "an unprecedented limitation" on judicial authority, the Justice Department has asked a Brooklyn federal court to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn't required to pry open a locked iPhone.
Justice Dept.: Food Companies Risk Prosecution For OutbreaksFollowing a deadly listeria outbreak in ice cream, the Justice Department is warning food companies that they could face criminal and civil penalties if they poison their customers.
FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Aircraft Over US CitiesThe FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology - all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government.
Judge Denies Request To Let Immigration Action Take EffectA federal judge in Texas has kept in place a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that sought to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
Judge In Texas Blocks Federal Rules Change For Gay CouplesA federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.
Judge: Sanctions Possible In Obama Immigration Court CaseA federal judge who has blocked President Barack Obama's immigration executive action suggested on Thursday that he could order sanctions against the Justice Department.