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2015/02/28 19:49
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Yesterday evening, the President spoke at the portrait unveiling ceremony for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. The event marked Holder's anticipated departure from the Department of Justice after...
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2015/02/27 13:05
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Attorney General Holder To Call for Lower Bar in Civil Rights ProsecutionsPosted: Friday, February 27, 2015 7:47 AM ESTUpdated: Friday, February 27, 2015 7:47 AM EST NBC News - Attorney General Eric...
2015/02/26 14:13
2015/02/26 14:13
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The US Department of Justice and embattled mayor Rahm Emanuel are under mounting pressure to investigate allegations of what one politician called “CIA or Gestapo tactics” at a secretive Chicago...
2015/02/26 12:09
2015/02/26 12:09
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MGN Online/David Shankbone via Flickr By: Associated PressFebruary 25, 2015 MIAMI (AP) -- The mother of Trayvon Martin says she's disappointed that federal prosecutors decided not to charge a...
2015/02/26 05:41
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... Discipline: Unlike the Republicans, the Democrats are a party that does not work under discipline. Just look at those Republican Lite Senate and House Democratic candidates who tried so hard to run...
2015/02/25 20:45
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... could not support the President’s nomination of Eric Holder in 2009 because of the many questionable decisions he’d made as Deputy Attorney General. Five years later, I’m confident in the wisdom of...
2015/02/25 16:51
2015/02/25 16:51
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Anthony Merchante 7, sits with his mother Monica Alboniga in their Sunrise, Fla. home as Anthony’s service dog Stevie, licks his fingers. U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom ruled that Stevie should be...
2015/02/25 01:45
2015/02/25 01:45
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SEATTLE, Feb 24 (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union urged the Justice Department on Tuesday to launch an investigation into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Mexican farmworker in...
2015/02/25 00:28
2015/02/25 00:28
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DOJ: No civil rights charges against George Zimmerman The U.S. Justice Department announced it will not prosecute George Zimmerman on civil rights charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The...
2015/02/24 19:01
2015/02/24 19:01
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ABC News has learned Martin’s family will soon be notified that the Justice Department will not be filing charges against George Zimmerman, who shot the 17-year-old after a confrontation in 2012....
2015/02/24 12:38
2015/02/24 12:38
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With over a score of direct Obama appointees in high places, two governors, a House member, a state attorney general and eight state legislators, Indian Americans have over the years gained power and...
2015/02/24 00:56
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COMING TUESDAY: Warren police Chief Eric Merkel graded the annual compliance assessment training as a B-plus this year. In-service training wrapped up at the police department last week, with each...
2015/02/22 18:42
2015/02/22 18:42
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A “federal review into the circumstances” that led to Hunt’s shooting in September last year is being conducted by the FBI and the justice department’s Civil Rights Division, prosecutors told an...
2015/02/22 09:10
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Smith, who fought for the poor, dead at 76 Saturday, February 21, 2015 DURHAM — Attorney Peter Sheridan Smith, who was involved in landmark Civil Rights cases, died from lymphoma Feb. 14 in his...
2015/02/20 22:52
2015/02/20 22:52
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Seventeen-year-old Brady Becker said he was simply trying to defend his friend when he intervened in an altercation with two other men — who turned out to be sheriff’s deputies — at a Mardis Gras...
2015/02/20 05:15
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United States authorities are investigating whether some of those responsible for one of the American South’s most notorious mass lynchings are still alive, in an attempt to bring prosecutions over...
2015/02/20 01:25
2015/02/20 01:25
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Seventeen-year-old Brady Becker is recovering from a fractured jaw and two black eyes after being arrested in the parking lot of Lakeside Mall Feb. 13. Becker's friend, Jacob Jensen, picked up his...
2015/02/20 01:21
2015/02/20 01:21
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POTOSI (AP) - Federal officials say an eastern Missouri county has agreed to make its buildings more accessible to people with disabilities. The Justice Department announced Wednesday that Washington...
2015/02/18 22:45
2015/02/18 22:45
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WASHINGTON -- Dozens of African-American police officers in Memphis, Tennessee, are facing demotions to the positions they held over a decade ago in response to a ruling in a discrimination lawsuit...
2015/02/18 02:57
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. File Photo. SEATTLE – Mayor Ed Murray says Seattle must become more affordable and more equitable if it is to remain a leading city of the region and the country. “We must...
2015/02/28 19:49
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