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DOJ Now Investigating Alabama Mall Shooting

(CNN) - The U.S. Department of Justice is now investigating the deadly mall shooting in Alabama last Thanksgiving. This week, Alabama authorities ruled no crime was committed when a hoover police officer shot and killed E.J. Bradford at the…

DOJ Request To Delay Asylum Case Deadlines Denied

(CNN) - A federal judge has denied a Justice Department request to pause all deadlines in a federal court case challenging the administration's asylum restrictions. The DOJ requested the pause because of the government shutdown, which is causing a…

DOJ Russia Investigation Cost $25 Million

(CNN) - The cost of the Justice Department's ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election is now roughly $25 million. That's according to a new report filed Friday by the Special Counsel's office. The latest figures cover…

DOJ to Appeal Order Blocking Asylum Restrictions

(CNN) - The Justice Department plans to appeal the restraining order blocking the U.S. government from denying asylum to those entering the U.S. from official ports of entry. DOJ lawyers have already informed the federal lower court judge who…

DOJ Proposes Cuts To Opioid Production Amounts

(CNN) - In its fight against the opioid crisis, the Trump administration is proposing cuts to the amount of opioids drug companies can produce in the U.S. next year. The Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Administration are proposing an…

DOJ File-Ex-CIA Employee Charged with Leaking Info

(CNN) - The Justice Department is charging former CIA employee Joshua Schulte with leaking classified information. A grand jury indicted him on a series of charges related to gathering and transmitting information on U.S. intelligence gathering capabilities. Several media…

DOJ Looking into Comey's Handling of Memos

(CNN) - The Justice Department is looking into who saw former FBI director James Comey's memos before their widespread release Thursday. The memos focus on conversations Comey had with president Trump in the early weeks of his presidency. The Inspector…

DOJ Gives Nunes Doc that Launched Russia Probe

(CNN) - The Department of Justice gave house intelligence chairman Devin Nunes access to the document that launched the FBI's Russia probe Wednesday. That de-escalated tensions that previously led Nunes to threaten to hold Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and…

DOJ Suspends Immigrant Legal Advice Program

(CNN) - The Trump administration is suspending a program that provides legal advice for undocumented immigrants. A Justice Department official confirmed the decision to pause the "General Legal Orientation Program." The program was created under president George W. Bush in…

DOJ Investigating Harvard Over Affirmative Action

(CNN) - Harvard University is under federal investigation over how it uses race to admit students. According to documents obtained by CNN, not only is the Justice Department investigating Harvard; it's concluded that the school is, quote, "out of compliance"…