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DOJ to open criminal civil rights investigation into Eric Garner's death CBS News -- December 3, 2014 [...] Holder promised "an independent, thorough, fair and expeditious" investigation. ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 06:28 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Monday, a group of young Black and Latino activists from around the country met with President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Attorney General Eric Holder. They met, at the president's request,
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 07:32 PM PST with 190 Recommends
Better late, than never ... the old saying goes. In wake of Ferguson protests, US Attorney General to announce plan to target racial profiling by Kate Brumback, Associated Press; startribune.com --
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 06:43 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Credit: http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-ferguson-feds-20141125-story.html Lawyers for Michael Brown's family condemn the handling of the grand jury case in the shooting death of the 18-year-old, ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2014 at 01:27 PM PST with 168 Recommends
After the stunning release on Net Neutrality I am waiting for the next Mohammed Ali move by the President which will prove we dfhers wrong about his close in work with Republicans, and their ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 05:14 PM PST with 24 Recommends
One of the hottest stories to come out since the election is by Matt Taibbi and appeared in Rolling Stone: The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare Read more: http://www....
by divineorder
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 07:51 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Bankster News I got excited the other day when I read that finally some of those responsible for the financial crisis might be brought to justice. Now that the election is over, surely we will ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 134 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 05:13 PM PST with 187 Recommends
True On Going Story of One Disabled Woman’s Fight to Stay Alive living in a NJ Corrupt Drug Dealing Town… Disabled major stroke, 3 mini strokes, 2 heart attacks, lives on breathing machine one ...
by iamnotashamedtousemyname
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2014 at 07:22 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Remember the LIBOR scandal ? [P]erhaps as many as 16 – of the name-brand too-big-to-fail banks have been manipulating global interest rates, in the process messing around with the prices of ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 07:04 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
With the news of Eric Holder's pending resignation, the focus has immediately shifted to who might replace him. Yahoo News is running an article claiming that the top contenders are Donald Verrilli ...
by Arbo
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2014 at 01:27 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Debo Adegbile gives up on getting a job that was made for him and returns to private practice. Shot down in March by a Senate vote that included seven Democrats, Debo ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2014 at 11:31 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
After been stunned reading about the Federal Reserve regs that might lead to asset-stripping of local governments I was very glad to read come potentially awesome good news. H/T to Alan Grayson FB ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 05:14 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Sunday’s Guardian story on the Beavercreek, Ohio police murder killing of 22-year-old Wal-Mart shopper John Crawford, on August 5th, brings to light new facts about the case which should make any ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 285 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2014 at 11:11 PM PDT with 454 Recommends
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 08:45 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
United States Attorney General Eric Holder. [T]he federal civil rights investigation into the shooting incident itself continues, in parallel with the local investigation into state law violations. ...
by Armando
Comment Count 87 comments on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
by 2thanks
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 04:01 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
There have been a lot of questions and concerns that the DOJ cannot do much. Not so. According to the Department of Justice website , they could possibly indict for use of excessive force, if they ...
by TomP
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 09:03 AM PDT with 131 Recommends
Earlier on Daily Kos, TomP reported President Obama's statement regarding sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson to ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 06:42 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Well this is a confidence booster in the ability of the powers-that-be to "keep us safe" (and accidentally intrude on an uncounted number of innocent lives along the way): The FBI unintentionally ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 06:26 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder discuss the situation in Ferguson, Mo., in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Mass., August 14, 2014. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder issued a statement ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 12:57 PM PDT with 55 Recommends