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DOJ releases Capitol riot videos from major conspiracy case involving the Proud Boys

The Justice Department released three videos on Monday used in a federal court case against a Capitol riot defendant accused of leading the Proud Boys in the insurrection on January 6.
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U.S. Justice Department Backs Bill to End Disparities in Crack Cocaine Sentences

By Sarah N. LynchWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden's Justice Department is urging Congress to pass legislation to permanently end the...
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Airline groups want the Justice Department to punish unruly passengers

A coalition of airline trade and labor groups on Monday wrote to Attorney General Merrick Garland and FAA Administrator Steve Dickson asking that the Justice Department handle the most heinous cases of unruly passengers.
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Report: DOJ Officials Likely Didn't Create Hostile Workplace

Newly released department records indicate that three high-level state Justice Department administrators likely didn’t contribute to a hostile workplace.
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Jim Cramer says he sold nearly all his bitcoin and that the cryptocurrency isn't going back up because of structural reasons including regulation and cyberattacks

Jim Cramer. Heidi Gutman/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Jim Cramer said Monday he sold nearly all his bitcoin holdings. "Sold almost all of my bitcoin," Cramer said. "Don't need it. Cramer cited China's crackdown on cryptocurrency and recent cyberattacks as reasons for selling See more stories on Insider's business page. CNBC host Jim Cramer on Monday said he sold nearly all his bitcoin holdings amid various concerns surrounding the cryptocurrency."Sold almo...
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9 candidates are vying to take over the Manhattan DA's Trump investigation. They're ready to handle the chaos if the ex-president is charged.

A combination picture shows the candidates of the District Attorney of New York posing for a portrait in New York City, New York, U.S. Top row (L-R): Tahanie Aboushi, Diana Florence, and Dan Quart. Middle row (L-R): Alvin Bragg, Lucy Lang, and Tali Farhadian Weinstein. Bottom row (L-R): Liz Crotty, Eliza Orlins, and Thomas Kenniff. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The next Manhattan DA will take over the criminal investigation into the Trump Organization. Insider asked the nine candidates how they...
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Former Rep. Katie Hill blamed sexism for having to resign after her sex scandal while Matt Gaetz and Andrew Cuomo have kept their jobs

A composite image of Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida and former Rep. Katie Hill. Drew Angerer/Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Katie Hill said the reaction to her sex scandal was different to that of Rep. Gaetz and Gov. Cuomo. Hill resigned after her nudes were leaked and she admitted to having a relationship with a staffer. She cited sexism for why she resigned but they still have their jobs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Democratic Rep. Ka...
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The Justice Department may not have known records it requested belonged to congressmen when they were first obtained during a leak probe, a source says

• DOJ requested data on 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses from Apple
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How the Justice Department swept up records of two congressional Democrats and Trump's lawyer

The subpoena that swept up the records of two Democratic congressmen, their staff and family members in 2018 appears to have been the result of a leak investigation that initially included scrutinizing a senior aide on the House Intelligence Committee, and not the lawmakers themselves, sources told CNN.
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I teased it yesterday, and now it's live. Josh Kovensky peels back the layers of "ItalyGate" (not familiar? Josh will explain). Along the way, he finds a surprising cameo by a longtime TPM fixture, threads into Iceland and Somalia (no, really), and a cast of characters that will leave you scratching your head. It's rollicking good fun, but remember this is the crap Trump's White House chief of staff was pushing the Justice Department to look into. It's a classic TPM story. [Author: David Kurtz]
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Trump administration lawyers connected to his most controversial policies are struggling to find new jobs, report says

Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, bottom left in a red tie, and Trump's personal lawyer Jay Sekulow listen as President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in February 2020. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Some of the Trump administration's top lawyers are struggling to find jobs, Bloomberg reported. More than 80% of the lawyers got some kind of work in recent months, even if it's just part-time. However, some of the top lawyers are finding that the process of landing a jo...
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Trump DOJ takes extreme measures to another level

15 years ago, the Justice Department investigated a lawmaker: What those in charge then say about newly revealed subpoenas for Democrats' phone data.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Rep. Ted Lieu calls Catholic bishops 'hypocrites' for trying to deny Biden Communion over abortion stance while ignoring Bill Barr's death penalty push

Rep. Ted Lieu questions Intelligence Committee Minority Counsel Stephen Castor and Intelligence Committee Majority Counsel Daniel Goldman during House impeachment inquiry hearings before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill December 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Catholic Bishops advanced a document that could bar Biden from Communion over his support for abortion rights. Rep. Ted Lieu, a Catholic, called the Bishops "hypocrites" and "nakedly partisan" for...
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EXPLAINER: Why Is Missouri Fighting Federal Gun Rules?

Missouri is clashing with the Justice Department over a new law banning police from enforcing federal gun rules.
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Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal silos’ and find creative ways to work together to tackle the challenge of big tech market power was the impetus for a couple of fascinating panel discussions organized by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), which were livestreamed yesterday but are available to view on-demand here. The conversations brought together key regulatory leaders from Europe and...
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Mark Levin calls for firing of Naval chief: He's pushing a 'racist' book by 'Marxist' Kendi

Former Reagan Justice Department official and host of "Life, Liberty & Levin" Mark Levin called for President Biden to fire Adm. Michael...
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New bodycam video shows ex-NYPD cop wielding a flag pole and tackling a police officer during the Capitol riot

This photo is included in the criminal complaint against Thomas Webster, who has been charged with assaulting a police officer in the Capitol riot. US Department of Justice Thomas Webster, a former NYPD officer, has been charged with assaulting police in the Capitol riot. New body-camera video obtained by CNN shows Webster berating the officer and wielding a flag pole. He can be seen swinging the pole before charging at and tackling the officer to the ground. See more stories on Insider...
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Feds: W. Virginia transgender athlete ban violates the law

By John Raby | Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Justice has slammed a new West Virginia law that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports, asserting in a court filing Thursday that the ban violates federal law. The department filed what is known as a statement of interest in a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union, its West Virginia chapter and LGBTQ interest group Lambda Legal challenging the ban. The DOJ said the law violates Title IX, which...
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Justice Department releases harrowing new bodycam footage from January 6 attack

The Justice Department on Thursday released horrifying new police body camera footage from the January 6 assault on the US Capitol, after CNN and other outlets requested the tapes.
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House Demands Docs From DOJ On Trump-era Records Seizure Of Congress, Journos

The House Judiciary Committee demanded on Thursday that the Justice Department provide documents and explanations for how and why it seized the records of House lawmakers, journalists, and former White House Counsel Don McGahn. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
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Alabama Asks Court to Dismiss Part of Suit Over Prisons

The state of Alabama is asking a federal court to dismiss part of the Justice Department's lawsuit over conditions in its men's prisons.
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January 6 rioter charged with bringing gun to Capitol grounds, undercutting GOP claims that the pro-Trump mob was unarmed

The Justice Department on Thursday charged a US Capitol rioter with bringing a handgun onto Capitol grounds -- two days after a hearing where Republican lawmakers downplayed the deadly attack and claimed the pro-Trump rioters were unarmed.
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Trump-Nominated Judge to Hear U.S. Fight to Stop Aon's Purchase of Willis Towers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols, who joined the court in 2019, will hear the Justice Department's lawsuit aimed at stopping...
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U.S. House Panel Seeks Documents From Trump-Era Probes of Leaks

By Jan WolfeWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Thursday requested documents from the Justice Department related to...
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Justice Dept. Drops Trump Administration’s Case Against John Bolton And His Book

“The Justice Department has closed its year-old criminal investigation into former Trump national security adviser John Bolton and dropped a related lawsuit connected to the publication of his book about the ex-President’s diplomatic bungling. The … criminal investigation had scrutinized whether Bolton’s book illegally revealed national security information, while the lawsuit had sought to grab royalties from Bolton for publishing his book without the administration’s full approval.” – CNN
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Former Doctor Gets 3 Years for Illegal Opioid Distribution

The Justice Department says a former Tennessee doctor who pleaded guilty to unlawfully distributing opioids has been sentenced to three years in prison.
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Kurt Lash and the Canons of Constitutional Law

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.). In 1998, when Sandy Levinson and I wrote about the constitutional canon, we identified three basic kinds of canons. The pedagogical canon focuses on materials that to be taught in law schools (or universities). The academic theory canonfocuses on materials necessary (or helpful) for debates in constitutional theory. The cultural literacy canonincludes materials n...
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Morning Docket: 06.17.21

* A trademark lawsuit filed by Ice Cube against Robinhood has been dismissed. Guess the judge put "ice" on that litigation... [Yahoo News] * Prosecutors say Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels's former lawyer, deserves "very substantial" prison time for crimes he purportedly committed. [NBC News] * The Justice Department has ended a criminal inquiry and lawsuit over the publication of a book by John Bolton. [New York Times] * Congressman Mo Brooks has purportedly accused the person who served ...
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New Capitol riot videos show mob battling officers in tunnel

The Justice Department released new Capitol riot clips from the case against Patrick McCaughey, a 23-year-old man from Connecticut who is accused of assaulting police in a tunnel leading into the Capitol building.
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Justice Dept.: Missouri Governor Can't Void Federal Gun Laws

The Justice Department is warning Missouri officials that the state can’t ignore federal law, after the governor signed a bill last week that bans police from enforcing federal gun rules.
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