The No. 2 official at the U.S. Department of Justice is coming to North Dakota to talk about public safety on American Indian reservations. Deputy Attorney General James Cole is scheduled to be the keynote speaker Thursday morning at a tribal conference in Bismarck.
The complaint says R.J. Zavoral and Sons mislead the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corps and the U.S. Small Business Administration on a portion of East Grand Forks' flood-control project. The firm allegedly partnered with a minority-owned firm to acquire the contract, but did most of the work itself, contradicting the conditions of the contract.
The dispute is expected to be a prime topic at a hearing Thursday, when Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before a panel whose chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., alleges the Justice Department is engaging in a cover-up.
A high-level Justice Department official pushed Thursday for tribal courts to have more power in prosecuting non-Indians in domestic violence cases, saying the lack of authority has meant many serious crimes have gone unprosecuted.
Democratic lawmakers are asking the Justice Department to investigate whether Bank of America and other major banks improperly worked together to charge customers new monthly fees for using their debit cards.
The Justice Department took the unusual step Wednesday to try to block AT&T's $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA, arguing that the proposed merger would lead to higher wireless prices, less innovation and fewer choices for consumers.
A federal jury today convicted five current or former police officers in the deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina. The trial was a high-profile test of the Justice Department's effort to clean up a police department marred by a reputation for corruption and brutality.
For years, the Pakistani spy agency funneled millions of dollars to a Washington non-profit group in a secret effort to influence Congress and the White House, the Justice Department said Tuesday in court documents that are certain to complicate already strained relations between the U.S. and Pakistan.
President Barack Obama decided he could continue the air war in Libya without congressional approval despite rulings to the contrary from Justice Department and Pentagon lawyers, according to published reports.
President Barack Obama announced Thursday that the Justice Department is assembling a team to "root out any cases of fraud or manipulation" in oil markets that might be contributing to $4 a gallon-plus gasoline prices.
New Orleans police officers have often used deadly force without justification, repeatedly made unconstitutional arrests and engaged in racial profiling, the Justice Department said Thursday in a scathing report.
The Justice Department wants the largest cigarette manufacturers to admit that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, forcing the industry to set up and pay for an advertising campaign of self-criticism for past behavior.
Former North Dakota U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley said he was never questioned during a Justice Department probe that recently spotlighted allegedly profligate travel spending by five of his former colleagues, including New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
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