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Department Of Justice Launches Probe Into Louisville’s Police Practices In Wake Of Breonna Taylor’s Death

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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced today that the Department of Justice has opened a pattern or practice investigation into the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government and the Louisville Metro Police Department. The probe stems from the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, who was shot by Louisville officers during a raid at her home in March […]

Department of Justice Launches Investigation Into Minneapolis Police

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According to several confirmed reports, the Department of Justice is set to launch an investigation into the pattern of brutality and discrimination towards Black and Brown people in the Minneapolis Police Department. Visit for more information Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the start of the investigation yesterday, which will be about the use of […]

DOJ Will Not Charge Baltimore Police In Death Of Freddie Gray


The Department of Justice will not pursue federal charges against Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. Visit for more information Gray, 25, died from spinal cord injuries sustained in police custody in April 2015, sparking protests across Baltimore and a launching a federal investigation into […]

The Department of Justice Pulls Plug On ASCAP & BMI’s Proposal To Alter Consent Decree


The U.S. Department Of Justice [DOJ] delivered the above expected news yesterday [Thursday, August 4] to ASCAP and BMI. The DOJ decided not accept the proposed alterations to music licensing antitrust agreements there were set in place in 1941. Visit for more information “The division’s investigation confirmed that the current system has well served […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Supports Apple In FBI Privacy Fight

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Apple has been at odds with the FBI lately over the tech giant’s refusal to allow law enforcement to access a suspected terrorist’s iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who wrote open letter on the matter, what the Department of Justice wants them to do is create a “backdoor,” which would put the security […]

#BHM Dept. Of Justice Announces Civil RIghts Lawsuit Filed Against Ferguson, MO


In the most recent development in the police brutality and civil rights issues in Ferguson, Missouri, it was announced by Unites States Attorney General Loretta Lynch  that the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, alleging a pattern or practice of law enforcement conduct that violates […]

Oregon Governor Calls On White House, DOJ To End Occupation Of Federal Building By Armed Militia


Oregon Governor Kate Brown wrote two letters to the White House yesterday, asking for assistance from the Justice Department in ending the almost month old occupation of a federal wildlife refuge building by an armed militia. Visit for more information Published on Twitter, Brown’s letters reiterate the Citizens of Constitutional Freedom as armed criminals […]

Dept. Of Justice To Investigate Chicago PD Due To Laquan McDonald Shooting


The Department Of Justice is setting out to probe the Chicago Police Department as a part of an ongoing investigation into the shooting of unarmed teenager Laquan McDonald by Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. Visit for more information The call for a federal investigation went out when a police dashcam video of McDonald […]

City Of Ferguson Hires Former Iran-Contra Lawyer For DOJ Case


A spokesman for the city of Ferguson confirms that it has hired attorney Dan Webb to serve as Special Counsel for negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice Visit for more information Ferguson officials declined to make former Iran-Contra attorney Dan Webb, available for comment, and would not immediately release the city’s contract for […]