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.
New Voter ID Bill Prompts Texas To Ask Court For More TimeTexas wants a long-running voter ID lawsuit put on hold now that Republican lawmakers are proposing legislation that would comply with a federal court's ruling last year that found the existing law discriminatory.
New Executive Orders Make Law And Order A Key PriorityPresident Donald Trump issued a trio of executive orders Thursday aimed at reducing crime and drug trafficking, and protecting police officers.
States Cite 'Chaos' In President Trump's Refugee OrderIn briefs filed early Monday morning with the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Washington state and Minnesota said Mr. Trump's travel ban harmed residents, businesses and universities and was unconstitutional.
DOJ Moves To Appeal Judge's Ruling On President Trump's Immigration OrderThe Justice Department is asking a federal appeals court to set aside a judge's order that temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.
Voter ID Lawsuits Live On Despite Likely Trump Policy ShiftAttorneys challenging tough voter ID laws in Texas and North Carolina say they'll keep pressing their lawsuits without the support of President Donald Trump's Justice Department if necessary.
Watchdog To Investigate Justice Department, FBI Actions Before ElectionThe Justice Department inspector general says he will investigate the actions of the Justice Department and FBI in the months leading up to the 2016 election