Judge James K. Bredar ruled Friday for a consent decree allowing the overhauling of the Baltimore Police Department after a scathing 2016 Department of Justice report revealed officers operated with racial bias and used excessive force disproportionately on African Americans.
The U.S. Department of Justice may re-open its investigation into the 1955 gruesome murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till for whistling at a White woman in Mississippi.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey to help locate the District's lost youth.
Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.
On the heels of Donald Trump being sworn into office, the DOJ requested that a voter ID law case in Texas be postponed.
Plus, POTUS shades Donald Trump on Jimmy Kimmel and Justice Department replaces NYC team investigating Eric Garner’s death.
The former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer who was charged with the murder of Walter Scott—a 50-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop—has asked that the state court move his murder trial out of Charleston.
Plus, the Department of Justice will begin collecting data on use of force by police and an Illinois movie theater changes rules after getting backlash for firing teen over dreadlocks.
A federal grand jury on Wednesday handed up a three-count indictment against former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager in the fatal shooting of Walter Scott on April 4, 2015, according to a statement from Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, and U. S. Attorney Bill Nettles of the District of South […]
Residents of embattled Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday got a chance to weigh in on a proposal created to help avert a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports The Associated Press.