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Aug 25, 2022

Justice Dept. provides judge with redacted Trump affidavit

The Justice Department on Thursday submitted to a judge a redacted version of the affidavit it relied on when it federal agents searched the Florida estate of former President Donald Trump to look for classified documents.

Aug 23, 2022

Trump seeks special master to review Mar-a-Lago documents

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump asked a federal judge Monday to halt the FBI's review of documents recovered from his Florida estate earlier this month until a neutral special master can be appointed to inspect the records.

Aug 4, 2022

Trump White House lawyers subpoenaed by 1/6 probe grand jury

A federal grand jury investigating efforts to undo the results of the 2020 presidential election has subpoenaed the White House counsel under then-President Donald Trump and his top deputy, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Apr 21, 2022

West Allis man accused of using threats to get people of color to move away

A federal criminal complaint was issued charging William A. McDonald, 54, of West Allis, with using force and threatening to use force to injure, intimidate and interfere with the housing rights of multiple individuals because of their race, color or national origin.

Mar 21, 2022

Justice Department investigating fatal house fire

The state Department of Justice is investigating a house fire in Juneau County that left one person dead.

Jun 22, 2021

Report: DOJ officials likely didn’t create hostile workplace

Three high-level state Justice Department administrators likely didn't contribute to a hostile workplace environment, according to newly released department records.

Jan 6, 2021

Biden to name judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said on Wednesday.

Oct 20, 2020

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

The Justice Department sued Google on Tuesday for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.

Mar 6, 2018

Nursing home sued over flu vaccine requirement (UPDATE)

The U.S. Justice Department sued a Wisconsin nursing home Tuesday on behalf of an employee who claims her religious beliefs were violated because she was forced to take a flu shot.

Sep 10, 2015

Justice Dept. encourages prosecutions of corporate execs

The Justice Department issued new guidance to its prosecutors Wednesday, aimed at encouraging more white-collar criminal and civil cases against corporate executives.

Sep 9, 2015

Justice Dept. pressing for changes to computer crime law

It's clearly illegal to hack into someone else's computer network and steal information from it. But what about a police officer who uses his own department's computer database to look up women from his past? Or an employee who uses his log-in credentials to download confidential information from his employer?

Mar 31, 2015

Changes to federal asset forfeiture program would restrict seizure of bank deposits

Attorney General Eric Holder is announcing policy change to the federal government's asset forfeiture program as part of an ongoing review.

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