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DOJ May Push New Law To Make Mass Shootings A Capital Crime

(CNN) - The Justice Department may push for a new federal law specifically making mass shootings a capital crime. DOJ officials are working to follow president Trump's order to come up with legislative fixes to try to end mass…

DOJ To Release Redacted Mueller Report Thursday

(CNN) - The Mueller report is expected to be made public Thursday. The Justice Department says Attorney General Bill Barr is to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report to Congress, and the public, Thursday morning. The nearly 400-page…

DOJ Warns Academy Over Oscars Netflix Rule Changes

(CNN) - The government is reportedly warning Hollywood about changing the rules for the Oscars. According to a report in 'Variety' the Justice Department sent a letter to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences about potential rules…

Trump Tweets/Smollett Case-FBI, DOJ To Review

(CNN) - President Trump calls the Jussie Smollett case "an embarrassment to the nation." He tweeted on Thursday that the FBI and the Department of Justice will review the case. Charges against the "Empire" actor were unexpectedly dropped this…

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…