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The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the Maricopa County Sheriff's Department over allegations of discriminatory practices and unconstitutional searches and seizures.
The U.S. Justice Department has announced that it will monitor primary elections in Arizona's Maricopa County.
WASHINGTON - Despite President Obama's vow to open government more than ever, the Justice Department is defending Bush administration decisions to keep secret many documents about domestic wiretapping, data collection on travelers and U.S. citizens, and interrogation of suspected terrorists.
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded a contract to the General Dynamics C4 Systems division in Scottsdale for a nationwide secure wireless communications system for 18 federal law enforcement and security agencies.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. authorities have brought the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to the United States, flying him into New York to face trial for bombing U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
Seeing its first post-9/11 terrorism case collapse had to be horribly embarrassing to the Justice Department, but to its credit the department took the right and honorable course.
Federal authorities sued America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff Thursday, a rare step after months of negotiations failed to yield an agreement to settle allegations that his department racially profiled Latinos in his trademark immigration patrols.
The Obama administration is apparently ready to throw in the towel in its bid to kill the “papers, please” provision of Arizona's controversial 2010 immigration law.
The U.S. Department of Justice has signed off on Mesa's plans to redraw the city's six City Council districts, which will be in place for a decade beginning with this fall's elections.
WASHINGTON - Samuel Anthony Alito Jr. was sworn in as the nation's 110th Supreme Court justice on Tuesday after being confirmed by the Senate in one of the most partisan victories in modern history.
The odds are growing that your Internet searches for information about the most popular cell phones, your health or someone to date will wind up in hands of an FBI agent. That statement should send cold chills through everyone who believes the Internet falls under the protection of the civil liberties at the core of our constitutional democracy.
Stories about the Bush administration making everything political and trashing whatever they touch have a "dog bites man" quality by now, but it's still worth considering last week's report by the Justice Department Inspector General and Office of Professional Responsibility.
When he was the nominee to be U.S. attorney general, Alberto Gonzales got the usual confirmation grilling from the Senate, but once the microphones were off he faced really only one question: The drapes. Do they stay or do they go?
June 23, 2004
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration laid out its legal reasoning for denying terror war suspects the protections of international humanitarian law but immediately repudiated a key memo arguing that torture might be justified in the fight against al-Qaida.
WASHINGTON - Justice Department officials can expect stepped-up oversight of the Bush administration's war on terrorism and - perhaps - some all-expense-paid tickets to Iraq to help train the corrupt police force there, the incoming chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says.
The amount of money Arizona taxpayers have to spend to teach English to immigrant students will be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Courtrooms can be destructive to families. That was the premise Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Norman Davis used in the summer of 2004 when he started massive reforms to Family Court.
The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the Maricopa County Community College District alleging it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination in hiring authorized non-citizens.
The Justice Department says its investigation revealed that Maricopa Community Colleges required all newly hired non-citizens to present additional work authorization documents beyond those required by law, but did not require U.S. citizens to do so.
The Immigration and Nationality Act requires employers to treat authorized workers in the same manner during the hiring process, regardless of their citizenship status.
District spokesman Tom Gariepy says the district has no comment because the matter is in litigation
When a University of Arizona criminology professor asked a class of about 100 students how many of them would be willing to “turn the switch” on a death row inmate to facilitate an execution, Terry Rubey was the only one who raised his hand.
A year after a 36-year-old Mesa man was stabbed to death, a memorial still stands in the 400 block of West 10th Street close to where the body was found.
Claiming a pattern of discrimination, the U.S. Department of Justice sued the polygamous communities of Colorado City, Ariz., and Hildale, Utah.
WASHINGTON - The FBI improperly and, in some cases, illegally used the USA Patriot Act to secretly obtain personal information about people in the United States, a Justice Department audit concluded Friday.