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...Shelby County. Cohen said he has reached out to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to ask for help from the Department of Justice to determine whether any civil rights have been violated.
Renter beware

...reform clause into the federal appropriations bill passed in December 2014. The clause prohibited the U.S. Department of Justice from using federal funds to enforce the federal ban on medical marijuana in states that have legalized it, leaving...
Op-ed: Hillary's gun-control non sequiturs

...generally aren't used in shootings, let alone assault rifles. All rifles account for about 300 homicides a year. A Department of Justice-supported study of a possible renewal of the assault-weapons ban called its effect on violence "perhaps too...
Franken: Hillary's strategic retreat

...declared: "She directed her team to give her email server that was used during her tenure as secretary to the Department of Justice, as well as a thumb drive containing copies of her emails already provided to the State Department. She pledged...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...comply with requirements involving meeting notices and the providing of transcripts.Brad Rosenberg, a U.S. Department of Justice lawyer representing the EPA, said the agency never created any of the subcommittees. He acknowledged that mine...
What others say: A victory for journalism

...James Risen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times, won his legal fight against the U.S. Department of Justice, which wanted him to disclose the sources he used in his newspaper and book coverage of a failed U.S. operation...
Lawmakers discuss federal issues with pot legalization

...federally.Other concerns about state-federal interplay remain.Svobodny told lawmakers about a 2011 U.S. Department of Justice memo that in the states that legalize and regulate marijuana and enforce their rules, the federal government will...
Who is the government keeping safe

...convicted of "tax crimes" and placed in jail for such activities. People applaud the fine work from our federal Department of Justice. Perhaps, Mr. Back should have created a "Corporate Person" and had that person enter a guilty plea. Our...
Group seeks community views on marijuana

...still illegal at the federal level, several recent decisions have shifted the political landscape. Last week the Department of Justice announced they would not stop Native American tribes from growing marijuana on tribal lands and would not enforce...
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...additional federal funding and other measures to combat the problem.The report released Tuesday by a U.S. Department of Justice advisory committee reflects information gathered at public hearings across the country in 2013 and 2014."We...


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