U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Thursday announced that he authorized federal prosecutors in Boston to seek the death penalty against accused Boston Marathon bomber suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.
The U.S. Department of Justice will file a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina on Monday to stop new voting restrictions signed into law by Republican Governor Pat McCrory in August, according to an anonymous source briefed on the lawsuit.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has confirmed that in 2011, it interviewed the older of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing.
Tuesday, an Arizona judge ruled that police can enforce the state's immigration laws. The Obama administration sued the state over the law that Arizona officials say is nearly the same as federal law.
Congress voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to provide key information pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious, a gun-running program that saw thousands of weapons walk across the Mexican border.
President Barack Obama recently claimed executive privilege over Fast and Furious government gunrunning documents but that may not save his embattled attorney general, Eric Holder, from being held in contempt of Congress.
A House oversight committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over documents related to the failed gun-running program called Fast and Furious.
Despite warnings from the Department of Justice and objections from county elections officials, Florida's Secretary of State plans to continue the effort to scrub the state's voter registration rolls.
James O'Keefe, best known for secretly filming the community group ACORN, showed how easy it is to commit voter fraud when a man walked into a polling station and was given a ballot belonging to the Attorney General of the United States.
In a speech yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said the president can legally order the targeted killing of an American citizen abroad if that person poses a serious threat to the United States.