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Clinton Judge Who Praised Terror Lawyer Orders Her Release

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Federal Court Grants Hearing on DOJ “Fast and Furious” Documents to Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch announced that a hearing will be held on July 8 before Judge John D. Bates regarding its motion to lift the indefinite stay of proceedings in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking access to those “Operation Fast and Furious” documents that the Obama Administration refuses to produce to Congress claiming that the records are protected

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Improper Leaks? Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Details of Leaks against Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and Maureen McDonnell

Judicial Watch announced today that on May 16, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records of communications regarding the investigation into former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, his wife Maureen, and their financial relationship with Star Scientific CEO Jonnie R. Williams Sr.

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Celebrate Gay Day at DOJ Today

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Judicial Watch Sues Department of Justice on behalf of ATF Fast & Furious Whistleblower Dodson

Judicial Watch announced today that on May 28, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of ATF Fast and Furious whistleblower Special Agent John Dodson (Judicial Watch v U.S. Department of Justice ((No. 1:14-cv-00896)).

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DOJ Admits Fast & Furious Docs Should Be Released Under FOIA After Indefinitely Delaying JW’s Suit

Can a federal agency trying to cover up wrongdoing lawfully withhold documents under executive privilege—reserved for the president of the United States—when the records don’t even involve the commander-in-chief? That’s the question being argued before a federal court in Washington D.C. and the ruling could have a widespread impact on…

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DOJ Can Shield How it Singled Out Gay Staffers to Showcase at LGBT Law Conf.

A federal court has ruled that the Department of Justice (DOJ) can keep secret a controversial process in which agency officials tried to identify gay employees so they could appear as props at a Gay and Lesbian legal conference featuring Attorney General Eric Holder as the keynote speaker. The plan…

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DOJ Pardon Atty. Quits as Obama Plans to Free Thousands of Drug Convicts

As President Obama prepares to use his executive power to release thousands of felons (serving time under “racist” drug sentences) the Justice Department’s top official in charge of pardons quits rather than let criminals out of jail. At least someone at the agency charged with enforcing the law and providing…

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Key Lawyer in DOJ Office Charging Dinesh D’Souza is Obama Campaign Donor

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Sued for Fraud by DOJ, Security Co That Cleared Snowden Works for U.S. Immigration

The federal contractor sued by the Justice Department for failing to adequately conduct government security clearances—including NSA leaker Edward Snowden—is processing sensitive immigration applications for the Obama administration. This astounding information comes from a high-ranking government source with detailed knowledge of the arrangement. Though it’s

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Al Sharpton’s Secret Work As FBI Informant

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Feds Missed Chances to Stop Boston Marathon Bomber

Surprise, surprise U.S. Homeland Security officials missed a number of opportunities to stop the Chechen terrorist who carried out the Boston Marathon bombings because they failed to properly investigate, coordinate and communicate, according to a new congressional report. A decade ago we heard a similar version of this involving the…

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‘The purge’ of U.S. counter-terrorism training by the Obama administration

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FBI blocked in corruption probe involving Sens. Reid, Lee

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Agency That Enforces Gun Laws Can’t Keep Track of Its Own Weapons

Here’s a frightening example of government ineptitude; agents at the federal law enforcement agency responsible for cracking down on the illegal use and trafficking of firearms can’t keep track of their own work-issued guns. The irony is confounding, but the documents don’t lie. A Wisconsin newspaper has obtained five years’…

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Failed Somali pirate prosecution fuels terror trial fears

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“Islamically Permissible” Food Demanded for Muslim Prison Inmates

Should Americans pay the extra cost of providing Muslim prison inmates with special meals prepared according to Islamic law? The federal government does it and so do a few states, but not Florida and a U.S.-based terrorist front group is demanding a change. It’s one of those only-in-America stories that…

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Police Blast Obama for Picking Cop Killer’s Defender to Head DOJ Civil Rights Div.

The nation’s largest police union is blasting President Obama for choosing an attorney who defended a cop murderer—and member of the radical Black Panthers—to head a key division at the Justice Department, the agency responsible for enforcing the law and defending the interests of the United States. Obama’s nominee to…

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Clinton Judge Who Praised Terror Lawyer Orders Her Release

The Clinton-appointed federal judge who ordered the “compassionate release” of convicted terrorist facilitator Lynne Stewart is the same one who publicly praised the radical attorney and gave her such a light punishment an appellate court forced a resentencing. In 2005 Stewart, a self-proclaimed radical lawyer who has represented violent mobsters…

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DOJ Permanently Blocks Alabama’s Immigration Control Law

A law passed by Alabama legislators to curb illegal immigration has been permanently blocked by the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ), which announced this week that the measure “punished immigrant children for exercising their constitutional right to go to school,” among other things. The law made it a state crime…

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Fed Agency Blows $793k on Promo Items

In a shameful example of how government squanders your tax dollars, a federal law enforcement agency blew hundreds of thousands of dollars on promotional items like neckties, scarves and lapel pins displaying its official seal. This inconceivable waste involves the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), the Arlington Virginia-based law enforcement agency…


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