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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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Supreme Court rules that President recognizes Jerusalem, not Congress

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a law that would have allowed American parents of children born in Jerusalem to obtain passports saying the children were born in Israel. The president, rather than Congress, More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gets death penalty

The federal jury that deliberated over charges against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the past three months delivered the severest form of justice Friday, sentencing the terrorist to death for the Boston Marathon bombing. Tsarnaev More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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President Obama condemns ‘criminals and thugs’ in Baltimore as the ‘slow rolling crisis’

President Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned the “criminals and thugs who tore up” the city of Baltimore on Monday night, after rioting and looting incapacitated the city and overwhelmed local officials. “There’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Judicial Watch joins WND, sues DOJ for documents linked to Miriam Carey shooting death

Judicial Watch announced it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of WorldNetDaily.com to obtain the release of documents regarding the October 2013 shooting of Miriam More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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DOJ Ferguson Report: Witnesses scared to tell truth, threatened and scared

According to the 86-page report issued by the Department of Justice, six of the most credible witnesses to the shooting of Michael Brown were afraid to give testimony in support of Ferguson, MO, police officer More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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DOJ report highlights Ferguson racism, email jokes about President Obama

The Department of Justice report, set for full release today, highlights the Ferguson Police Department’s patterns of racial bias, a hot topic since the shooting of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson. The full More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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George Zimmerman free from federal civil rights lawsuit, ‘not enough evidence’

The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that it found “insufficient evidence” to bring criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the Hispanic man previously cleared by a Florida court in More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Justice Fellowship backs Sen Mike Lee, Dick Durbin bill on ‘Smarter’ sentencing

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Smarter Sentencing Act, which will advance more proportionate sentencing for non-violent federal drug offenses. The current federal prison system’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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New study: Mass incarceration not helping reduce crime, Congress stalled on reform

As lawmakers continue to push criminal justice reform, a new study claims the of role mass incarceration in the drastic drop in crime in the U.S. over the last two decades has not been the cause. “Incarceration More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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New York court: Vu Truong’s marriage to his neice, Huyen Nguyen is lawful

A ruling in the New York Court of Appeals reversed a marriage annullment between an uncle and his “half-niece” as Tuesday’s decision made their union lawful. Vietnamese citizen Huyen Nguyen’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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DOJ to end gay marriage bans through Supreme Court

The U.S. Department of Justice will be urging the Supreme Court to act quickly and uphold a lower-court decision to block states from gay gay marriage, according to Attorney General Eric Holder in comments on Sunday More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Senate to approve David Barron for judge, the author who justified drone murders

The decision to release documents detailing the controversial legal logic behind the assassination of an American with a drone is imminent as the Senate votes to approve its author to judgeship. President Obama’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Nicholas Knight, former Navy officer hacking government websites ‘did dumb things’

The former US sailor accused of infiltrating government networks using the Navy’s own computers and posting links to his group’s findings on Twitter says he and his associates “did dumb things.” Public domain More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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NAACP head in Los Angeles, Leon Jenkins, resigns after Donald Sterling scandal

NAACP interim President and CEO Lorraine Miller has accepted the resignation of the Los Angeles chapter president after questions surfaced as to why his branch honored L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. In a letter More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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John Boehner says House will pressure DOJ for criminal charges against Lois Lerner

House Speaker John Boehner confirmed to Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Monday that lawmakers plan to press the Justice Department to consider a criminal case against ex-IRS official Lois Lerner for “misleading the Congress.” photo More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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DOJ fights Notre Dame on Obamacare contraception mandate

The Obama administration is fighting the University of Notre Dame’s request for a reprieve from complying with Obamacare’s contraception coverage requirements. Photo donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.worpdress.com Justice More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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DOJ to Supreme Court on Obamacare mandate: Employer’s Religious beliefs are not legitimate reason to deny coverage

The Department of Justice filed its response to the US Supreme Court in the Hobby Lobby case. “In arguments filed late Friday, Justice Department lawyers told the court that an employer’s religious beliefs aren’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
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Justice Sonia Sotomayor delays birth control mandate in Obamacare

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted a temporary injunction to a group of Catholic nonprofit groups, including the Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged, from the required coverage of contraceptives. photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Judge rules NSA program unconstitutional, no proof it stops terrorist attacks

A federal judge has ruled Monday that the National Security Agency program which collects information on nearly all telephone calls made to, from or within the United States is likely to be unconstitutional.   U.S. More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 12th, 2013
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German homeschooling family takes case to Supreme Court, DOJ trying to deport Romeike family

The Supreme Court may hear the case of Romeike v. Holder, the German home-schooling asylum case in which the DOJ sided against the family Romeike family The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) filed the More...


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