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Department of Justice

Nomination Hearing: Lisa Monaco and Vanita Gupta as Top Justice Department Picks

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the nominations of Lisa Monaco to be deputy attorney general and Vanita Gupta to be associate attorney general.

You can watch a livestream of the hearing here or below:

White Supremacy

Nineteen-year-old Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with neo-Nazi Group to Vandalize Synagogues in 2019

On Feb. 26, the Justice Department announced that 19-year-old Richard Tobin, a New Jersey resident, pleaded guilty to conspiring with other members of a white supremacist hate group called “The Base” to intimidate Black and Jewish Americans by directing the group’s members to destroy and vandalize minority-owned properties in the U.S. in September 2019.

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