The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act will use federal grants to regulate police departments. Will this be enough to undo a century of policies and practices that have shielded local police from state and federal oversight?
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The Justice Department’s pursuit of criminal charges against the perpetrators of the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the Capitol is gathering steam, but it should resist using the seditious conspiracy statute.
On Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies will hold a hearing titled, "Violent Extremism and Domestic Terrorism in America: The Role and Response of DOJ." The subcommittee will hear testimony from Jill Sanborn, the assistant director of the FBI's Counterterrorism Division, and Brad Wiegmann, a deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department's National Security Division.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that it undertook a law enforcement operation to remove malware from hundreds of victim systems in the United States. What’s the significance of the move?
Hours of questioning and testimony enriched the factual record and offered insight into how lawmakers and security officials hope to fix the vulnerabilities that enabled the Jan. 6 attack.
The FBI’s hate crimes data is better than nothing, but the numbers produced by the bureau each year are not particularly useful.
The popularity of ghost guns has risen sharply in the past few years, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. What exactly are ghost guns, why does the Biden administration want to regulate them and what are the potential options for reform?
Two Charged With Assaulting Brian Sicknick, U.S. Capitol Police Officer Who Died After Jan. 6 Attack
On March 14, the FBI arrested George Pierre Tanios of West Virginia and Julian Elie Khater of Pennsylvania on charges of assaulting officers, including Sicknick, with bear spray.
Closing vulnerabilities in the postal system is a necessary first step to address the opioid epidemic.
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: