President Biden’s attorney general has significantly expanded the Justice Department’s civil rights footprint, drawing liberal praise and conservative ire.
Civil rights advocates say the government is trying to combat domestic extremism and white supremacy using methods that in the past unfairly targeted minorities.
Families and survivors are divided over whether the Justice Dept. should seek the death penalty for Payton Gendron, accused of fatally shooting 10 Black people.
The emergency response to two deadly hurricanes in 2017 did not adequately serve the disabled, non-native English speakers and the poor, a new report shows.
Investigators say a pro-Palestinian demonstrator attacked a Jewish man in New York. The feds call it a bias crime, as Biden administration looks to combat hate.
If a federal judge appoints a special master to review materials taken by the FBI from Mar-a-Lago, it could complicate matters in the federal government case.
The judge in the case gave the government until Tuesday to present its arguments in the matter.
Kosoglu, who is one of the highest-ranking Asian American staffers in the White House, said she is leaving her job for family reasons.
The effort is the latest Biden administration response to Supreme Court ruling last month that overturned Roe v. Wade.
Justice officials say the law flouts a 2013 Supreme Court ruling that struck down a similar attempt from Arizona to enact a proof-of-citizenship requirement.