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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-19/what-others-say-a-victory-for-jou
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-05/who-is-the-government-kee
Letters
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-14/cannabis-coalition-to-host-town-hall
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-18/report-on-tribal-youth-and-violen
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Tribes work to create sex-offender registries

...offenders move to tribal land or work or go to school on reservations after being released from prison. The U.S. Department of Justice agreed with a recommendation to develop a way for states to keep tribes in the loop so that they can enforce laws...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-20/tribes-work-to-create-sex-offender-r
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Murkowski gives D.C. update

...energy and defense. However, she said Majority Leader Harry Reid, who sets the agenda, is trying to fill out the Department of Justice, which is slowing down progress in other departments. She also said part of the reason Alaska's agenda is not...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/murkowski-gives-dc-update
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Panel: Don Young violated U.S. House ethics

...rebuke, given that some of the violations occurred after 2007 and were only brought to its attention after the Department of Justice had started investigating. The matter dates to 2010, when Young requested the committee review certain gifts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-20/panel-don-young-violated-us-house-et
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...Attorney General Eric Holder has said the federal government will honor the gay marriages in Utah. A call to the Department of Justice Saturday wasn't immediately returned.Associated Press writers Jeff Baenen, Doug Glass and Scott Bauer contributed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/carrie-antlfinger/2014-06-14

...room as a blue plastic tub of pot.Medical marijuana advocates have cried foul, arguing the prosecution violates Department of Justice policies announced by Attorney General Eric Holder last year that nonviolent, small-time drug offenders shouldn't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-11
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What others say: 25 years after Exxon Valdez, resolution needed in dispute over newfound damage

...anniversary of the spill - will hold a hearing on a resolution asking the state Department of Law and the U.S. Department of Justice to file suit over Exxon's non-payment.Senate Joint Resolution 25, by Sen. Berta Gardner, D- Anchorage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-30/what-others-say-25-years-after-ex
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