Department of Justice

Franken's Campaign Against Comcast Is No Joke

Franken's Campaign Against Comcast Is No Joke
In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) — one of the leading opponents of Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable — stood up for the millions of people in Minnesota and across the country who are facing rising cable and Internet costs. He called the deal bad for consumers, saying it would stifle competition and likely lead to higher costs for Minnesotans who are already being squeezed financially.
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DOJ Trains Cops to Work with Transgender People

DOJ Trains Cops to Work with Transgender People
The Justice Department launched a program Thursday to train local police departments to better respond to transgender individuals, a population authorities say is disproportionately harmed by violence. The new initiative is aimed at helping police identify hate crimes and build trust with a community that law enforcement officials say is too often reluctant to report crimes.
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DOJ Finds Rape and Abuse of Women at Tutwiler Prison in AL 'Unconstitutional'

DOJ Finds Rape and Abuse of Women at Tutwiler Prison in AL 'Unconstitutional'
A notorious prison in Alabama was recently cited by the Department of Justice for extreme violations of the Constitutions after an investigation into conditions showed a rampant prevalence of sexual harassment and rape by prison staffers. "The women at Tutwiler universally fear for their safety," according to the report.
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Obama Requests Immunity for War Criminal George W. Bush

Obama Requests Immunity for War Criminal George W. Bush
Obama's DOJ has requested that George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice and Paul Wolfowitz be granted immunity in a case that is alleging that they violated international law with the Iraq War. This is after an Iraqi woman filed a complaint in federal court where she alleged that the planning of the Iraq War constituted a "crime of aggression against Iraq."
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This Google Settlement is Brought to You by the Makers of Monopoly

The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) settlement with Google fails to end its most anti-competitive practice, Consumer Watchdog said Thursday. The public interest group called on the Department of Justice to press forward to end the Internet giant's monopolistic behavior in search results.
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