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Department of Justice news and analysis from The Nation
June 1, 2017
Trump Just Set His Lobbying Rules On Fire
Can the White House hire a MetLife lobbyist to work on MetLife issues? Sure!
May 19, 2017
The Airport Lawyers Who Stood Up to Trump Are Under Attack
The Department of Justice is perverting a rule to shut down immigrant-rights lawyers.
Rachel B. Tiven
May 12, 2017
Welcome to the ‘War On Drugs,’ Redux
Punishing low-level drug offenders is back in style. Thanks a lot, Jeff Sessions.
April 20, 2017
The Problem With How Jeff Sessions Talks About Crime
He’s making unfounded claims about the relationship between crime rates and scrutiny of law enforcement.
April 12, 2017
Joe Arpaio’s Tent City Is Closing, But Will Life for Undocumented Immigrants in Maricopa County Really Change?
Maricopa County’s new sheriff says he’ll still work with ICE to detain immigrants suspected of being deportable.
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March 28, 2017
This Islamophobic Conspiracy Theorist Is Training America’s Cops
And he has a lot in common with our commander in chief.
March 23, 2017
Donald Trump May Be the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Colin Kaepernick
Trump’s boasts about keeping Colin Kaepernick unemployed may actually help him find work.
March 17, 2017
Everything Trump Did in His 8th Week That Really Matters
Fired US Attorneys and frightening developments in North Korea.
February 27, 2017
Trump’s Justice Department Is No Longer Opposing Texas’s Discriminatory Voter-ID Law
Jeff Sessions reverses the Obama administration’s position in a crucial voting-rights case.
February 24, 2017
Memo Restoring Use of Private Prisons Is Good News for One Company
There is an obvious trail from Jeff Sessions to a major contractor.