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Justice Department appoints David Neal as director of the nation’s immigration courts

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The decision of an immigration judge on a case determines whether an individual can remain in the United States or will be deported. For example, migrants who claim asylum will ultimately have that claim approved or denied by a......

Justice Dept. Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Roe v. Wade

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department urged the Supreme Court on Monday to reaffirm Roe v. Wade when it hears a case challenging Mississippi’s restrictive abortion law later this year, arguing that any other decision would uphold an unconstitutional law and undermine a doctrine that gives power to Supreme Court precedents.......

“Justice for J6” rally in D.C. concludes amid heavy police presence

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “Justice for J6” rally in D.C. concludes amid heavy police presence – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Demonstrators held small, mostly peaceful rallies in the nation’s capital on Saturday in a show of support for the people charged for......

“We’re not taking any chances,” U.S. Capitol Police chief says ahead of “Justice for J6” rally

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Top U.S. Capitol Police officials say they’re doing everything possible to prepare for the “Justice for J6” protest Saturday, after the security failures of January 6 and assault on the nation’s Capitol. U.S. Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger said......

Justice Clarence Thomas says judges are ‘asking for trouble’ when they wade into politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “When we begin to venture into the legislative or executive branch lanes, those of us, particularly in the federal judiciary with lifetime appointments, are asking for trouble,” he said during a sweeping lecture at the University of Notre Dame......

DHS warns of potential for violence surrounding the ‘Justice for J6’ rally in intelligence brief

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The memo also warned of potential violence on the day before the rally. “We are aware of a small number of recent online threats of violence referencing the planned rally, including online discussions encouraging violence the day before the......

Trump calls upcoming ‘Justice for J6’ rally a ‘setup’

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The shift in messaging has aimed to cast those on trial as “political prisoners.” There are more than 600 people charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol breach. Trump used his platform to fuel that narrative on Thursday, once again projecting......

Gymnasts Biles, Maroney demand justice in botched FBI sex abuse probe

Reuters
WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney on Wednesday told U.S. lawmakers she feels betrayed by FBI agents, after they failed to investigate former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, despite her telling them he had sexually abused her. FBI Director Chris Wray told the Senate panel that the......

Justice Dept. Asks Judge to Block Texas From Enforcing Restrictive Abortion Law

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department asked a federal judge late Tuesday to issue an order that would prevent Texas from enacting a law that prohibits nearly all abortions, ratcheting up a fight between the Biden administration and the state’s Republican leaders. The Justice Department argued in its emergency motion that......

Justice Department files emergency order to block Texas abortion law

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Department of Justice filed an emergency order late Tuesday, asking for a temporary halt to the new Texas law that bans abortions past six weeks. The department said in its filing that the new law, also known as......

Justice Department restricts use of chokeholds, no-knock entries by federal law enforcement

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The Justice Department said Tuesday it would be imposing strict limitations on when federal law enforcement officers can use chokeholds and “no-knock” entries, the latest in a series of steps undertaken by the Biden administration to bolster......

Wershe launching cannabis brand with social justice focus

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Richard Wershe Jr. is getting into the cannabis industry, and plans to use his new business endeavor to push social justice. Wershe, a former FBI and Detroit police informant known as “White Boy Rick,” famously served more than three decades behind bars for......

U.S. Justice Dept. says will protect Texas abortion clinics that come under attack

Reuters
WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said it would not tolerate attacks against people seeking or providing abortions in Texas, as the agency explores ways of challenging the state’s recently enacted law that imposed a near-total ban on abortion. The law, known as SB8, leaves......

N.F.L. Will Allow Six Social Justice Messages on Players’ Helmets

New York Times
Michael Levenson That year, the N.F.L. also began a program called Inspire Change that directs donations to groups focused on police-community relations, criminal justice reform, education and economic advancement. Last year, the N.F.L. said it was nearly tripling the size of its commitment to the program, pledging to spend up......

January 6 select committee refutes claim by McCarthy that the Justice Department cleared Trump of any role in insurrection

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “(McCarthy) has suggested, based on an anonymous report, that the Department of Justice has concluded that Donald Trump did not cause, incite, or provoke the violence on January 6th,” the statement read. “When this anonymous report was first published,......

The language police are doing major harm to their own goal of social justice

NYPost
David Weill Trying to “know my audience” is becoming increasingly difficult because I’m not convinced the loudest voices in the audiences know best how to achieve their/our objective: a more just society, writes Dr. David Weill. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

Justice Dept. Is Said to Accelerate Google Advertising Inquiry

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has accelerated an investigation into Google’s digital advertising practices and may file an antitrust lawsuit against the internet giant before the end of the year, two people with knowledge of the government’s thinking said on Wednesday. The investigation focuses on Google’s power in the......

NFL says it will surpass $250 million pledge for social justice work — now it wants new partnerships to address Black wealth gap

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here General view of the NFL Shield logo on the field before Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium. Kim Klement | USA TODAY Sports | Reuters As the National Football......

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