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Justice Department

June 3, 2021 5:30 am

Why the Manhattan District Attorney Should Have Trump Worried

Donald Trump's case won't be Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance's first high-profile prosecution.
Dennis Aftergut
May 26, 2021 5:30 am

The Republican Party’s Partisanship Projection Problem

Rep. Liz Cheney, Susan Hennessey, and Natasha Bertrand have all had their integrity questioned because of their commitment to the truth.
Paul Rosenzweig
April 21, 2021 4:53 pm

Why the Biden DOJ Should Be Hesitant to Use ‘Consent Decrees’

Federal intrusions into local police matters can be warranted, but they are often resented by the swing states targeted by the DOJ.
Daniel McGraw
February 18, 2021 5:30 am

What to Expect from the Merrick Garland Confirmation Hearings

And why he’s the right person for the job of attorney general.
Frederick Baron and Dennis Aftergut
December 14, 2020 9:35 pm

Bye-Bye, Bill Barr

The mostly tarnished legacy of Trump’s mostly complicit attorney general.
Mona Charen
September 19, 2020 5:29 am

William Barr’s Disastrous Misunderstanding of the Attorney General’s Role

In a speech on September 16 sponsored by the famously conservative Hillsdale College, William Barr offered a vigorous…
Austin Sarat
June 12, 2020 5:34 am

Where is the DOJ Civil Rights Division?

Policing the police is a core reason the Department of Justice exists in the first place. But Attorney General Barr continues to defend the questionable actions of federal law enforcement officers.
Benjamin Parker
June 5, 2020 5:30 am

Police and Systemic Racism: Suggestions for Reform

Steps that Congress, the courts, and the (next) president can take.
Kimberly Wehle
May 14, 2020 5:30 am

Michael Flynn Can’t Just Walk Away from His Guilty Pleas

Unless the disgraced former national security advisor is pardoned, that is. The judge overseeing Flynn’s case won’t just accept the DOJ’s request to drop the charges.
Kimberly Wehle
May 14, 2020 5:26 am

Was Bill Barr Allowed to Intervene in the Flynn Case?

By intervening in the prosecution of Michael Flynn, the attorney general may have violated conflict-of-interest regulations.
Chris Truax