Justice Dept. Reopens Probe Into 63-Year-Old Murder Of Emmett TillThe murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, barbarous even in an era in which blacks in the South were subjected to untold viciousness, has been reopened, according to a US Justice Department report to Congress.
President Trump Signs Memo Directing Justice Dept. To Ban Gun Modification DevicesPresident Donald Trump says he's signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.
Report: President Trump Wanted Mueller Fired, Backed OffPresident Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, but he backed off the order after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign, according to a report Thursday in The New York Times.
Satellite-TV Firm Dish Fined $280 Million In Robocall SuitAn Illinois judge on Monday ordered satellite-TV company Dish to pay $280 million for calling people who said they didn't want to be bothered by telemarketers.
Trump Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel BanThe Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries.
Justice Dept: Sessions Spoke With Russian Ambassador In 2016Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign season last year, contact likely to fuel calls for him to recuse himself from a Justice Department investigation into Russian interference in the election.
Court Denies Trump Request To Immediately Restore Travel BanA federal appeals court denied early Sunday the Justice Department's request for an immediate reinstatement of President Donald Trump's ban on accepting certain travelers and all refugees.
Local Reaction Mixed To FBI Recommendation Not To Prosecute Hillary ClintonIn a highly unusual press conference, FBI director James Comey made public the FBI's conclusion after a lengthy investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.