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Department of Justice
Department of Justice news and analysis from The Nation
November 10, 2017
Philadelphia Just Elected the Most Radical DA in the Country—Now What?
Larry Krasner has pledged to fight mass incarceration, and activists say they’ll be watching.
October 31, 2017
Did Moscow Get Help From the Trump Campaign in Its Social-Media Trolling?
Cambridge Analytica was a crucial part of Trump’s election efforts—and the firm has had extensive experience in Russia.
September 18, 2017
Honor the Constitution by Impeaching Jeff Sessions
The attorney general lied to Congress, and now he uses a department named “Justice” to undermine justice.
August 30, 2017
Why 1 Anarchist Is Choosing Jail Over Grand-Jury Testimony
For decades, grand juries have been used to investigate and intimidate activist communities.
August 25, 2017
Seth Rich, Conspiracy Theorists, and Russiagate ‘Truthers’
The murder of a DNC staffer has been shamelessly manipulated by Fox News, WikiLeaks—and possibly the White House.
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August 15, 2017
Can Jeff Sessions Provide Justice for Heather Heyer?
Sessions’s perverted sense of justice continues to undermine civil rights, not protect them.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
August 14, 2017
Trump Messes with the Russia Investigation at His Own Peril
Whatever tricks Trump may use to remove Robert Mueller, they will not automatically shield him from accountability.
August 8, 2017
Why Trump’s Attacks on Mueller Are Getting Some Surprising Pushback—From Republicans
Is the GOP defense of Mueller a signal that Congress is turning against the White House?
August 3, 2017
What Is the Future of Affirmative Action Under Jeff Sessions’s Department of Justice?
Experts weigh in on what it would mean for the DOJ to sue colleges and universities for discriminating against white students.
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!