Justice Department

Gov't Wants "Don't Ask" Policy To Stay For Now

The Justice Department has asked a U.S. judge to allow the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays to continue during an appeal.


Feds Clear FBI Agents In Shooting Of Michigan Imam

FBI agents who raided a Michigan warehouse last year didn’t violate federal civil rights laws when they fatally shot and restrained a Muslim cleric, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.


Panasonic, Whirlpool Subsidiary To Plead Guilty

Panasonic Corp. and a subsidiary of Whirlpool Corp. have agreed to plead guilty and pay more than $140 million in criminal fines for their roles in an international scheme to fix the prices of compressors […]


Civil Rights Office Opening In Detroit

Details will be released later today on a new civil rights office that’ll be opening in the City of Detroit. It’ll be run by the Justice Department.


Report: 90,000 Inmates Sexually Victimized

The government reported Thursday that 4.4 percent of inmates in prison and 3.1 percent of inmates in jail report being victimized sexually by another inmate or staff member.