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Did Obama DOJ Nix U.S. Weapons Tech Espionage Probe?

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Nearly 1 Mil Public School Crimes Not Reported To Police

In a frightening revelation, the government has conceded that nearly 1 million violent crimes committed at public schools throughout the United States are not reported to police, probably to shield perpetrators from disadvantaged and minority communities. What else could it be? Why wouldn’t administrators responsible for keeping kids safe in…

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Mexican Drug Lord Freed After Pledging To Cooperate, Keep In Touch

Just when you think you’ve heard it all involving the Obama Administration’s disastrous Mexican gun-running experiment, new details surface to illustrate a new level of negligence and incompetence on the part of federal authorities orchestrating the scandalous program. Known as Fast and Furious, the federal experiment allowed Mexican drug traffickers…

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Did White House Push FBI To Kill Anti-Gang Unit?

While it blows hundreds of millions of dollars on wasteful “stimulus” projects and the expansion of costly entitlement benefits, the Obama Administration is eliminating a crucial FBI division that counters gang violence.   This could not have come at a worse time considering gang violence in the United States is…

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Al Qaeda Defense Atty. No. 3 At Obama DOJ

In a scary development, a major Obama fundraiser who defended a convicted al Qaeda terrorist will become the third highest ranking official at the Department of Justice (DOJ), which, ironically, is charged with defending the interests of the United States. Northern California lawyer Tony West has been named Assistant Attorney…

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U.S. Bans Linking Terrorism To Muslims In Agent Training

To meet the Obama Administration’s high standards of political correctness, the U.S. government will change the way it trains agents to combat terrorism and violent extremism by eliminating all materials that shed a negative light on Muslims. It’s a government-wide call to end Islamophobia, if you will. A few months…

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U.S. Spends $1.6 Mil Defending Inept Federal Prosecutors

As if it weren’t bad enough that the misconduct of federal prosecutors led to the reversal of a corrupt U.S. senator’s criminal conviction, American taxpayers have been left with the exorbitant cost of defending the government lawyers who botched the case. Only in government is this level of ineptness so…

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Texas Sues DOJ Over Voter ID Law

Texas is suing the Department of Justice (DOJ) in federal court for blocking the implementation of a state voter identification law—passed to deter and detect election fraud—the Obama Administration claims discriminates against minorities. The Texas Legislature passed the measure in 2011 and six months ago it was submitted to the…

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Judicial Watch Sues Obama Administration for Documents Detailing Secret Settlement Negotiations with Mortgage Lenders Accused of Faulty Mortgage Practices

Obama DOJ and HUD Ignore Freedom of Information Act Requests on Effort to Extract $20 Billion from Banking Industry (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on January 3, 2012, against the…

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BofA Must Pay Excess Settlement Funds To Acorn Clones

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DOJ Steers Countrywide Settlement Cash To Leftist Groups With Dem Ties

The untold story of the Obama Administration’s widely reported, $335 million discrimination settlement with Countrywide Financial Corporation is that, under a secret Justice Department program, a chunk of the money won’t go to the “victims” but rather leftist groups not connected to the lawsuit. The Department of Justice (DOJ) will…

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Feds Accuse Police Of Discriminating Against Latinos

In a matter of days the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that federal investigations of law enforcement agencies in different parts of the country uncovered a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in violation of the U.S. Constitution. This appears to be part of a much bigger Obama Administration plan…

THE DOCKET

Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 11-1497)

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on August 19, 2011, against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records related to the agency’s communications with Estelle Rogers, a former ACORN attorney currently serving as Director of Advocacy for the ACORN-connected organization Project Vote, President Obama’s…

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Leftists Delay Justice, Cop-Killer Gets Death Reprieve

Pliant courts and a powerful leftist movement delayed justice long enough to get a convicted cop-murderer a death-penalty reprieve more than a decade after his lengthy appeals process had already been exhausted. The outrageous case involves a member of the radical Black Panthers, Mumia Abu-Jamal, who murdered a police officer…

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DOJ Targets Voter ID Laws Like One Upheld By SCOTUS

It appears that the Obama Administration is once again utilizing the Department of Justice (DOJ) as a political tool, this time to challenge voter identification laws—like one already upheld by the Supreme Court—that Democrats claim discriminate against minorities. As the presidential election nears and Obama’s poll numbers plummet, who can…

THE DOCKET

Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 11-803) – communications concerning decision to not support DOMA

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records of communications regarding the decision to not actively defend Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

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Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Detailing Secret Department of Justice Transparency Workshop

Deputy Associate White House Counsel: “please don’t have them reach out to any reporters before I can clear it w/ wh [White House] press.” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — October 18, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced…

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Judicial Watch Sues Department of Justice and ATF for Documents Pertaining to ATF’s “Fast and Furious” Gun-Running Operation

Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — October 12, 2011, Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits on October 11, 2011, against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms

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Hard Times: DOJ Cuts Conference Spending By $14 Mil

How considerate of the Justice Department to finally cut back on the extravagant work conferences that stick it to U.S. taxpayers with exorbitant tabs for overpriced food, beverages and fancy party planners.Heads turned a few weeks ago when a Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General probe revealed that the bloated…

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$83 Mil To Give Convicts Second Chance

In what could be viewed as a waste of taxpayer resources during a financial crisis, Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has distributed $83 million in “second chance” grants to ensure that prison inmates become “productive, law-abiding citizens” upon completing their sentence.It’s part of an innovative plan devised last year by…

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Audits Expose DOJ, State Dept. Waste

While President Obama pushes for tax hikes to finance yet another flawed government program, separate audits expose the enraging waste of public dollars at two of the nation’s largest federal agencies.The probes, released just weeks apart, illustrate how bloated government agencies go on spending sprees with American tax dollars, even…


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