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Department of Justice
Department of Justice news and analysis from The Nation
January 12, 2018
How Gang Policing Is Criminalizing Whole Communities
While the Ceasefire model of policing looks progressive, its reliance on gang indictments is anything but.
December 18, 2017
How the Justice Department Can Help Solve the Opioid Crisis
Instead of criminalizing drug use, the Department of Justice should do these three things.
December 12, 2017
Cornered and Facing ‘Existential’ Crisis, Will Trump Fire Mueller?
His deputy attorney general is under the gun as Trump allies lose patience with the Russiagate investigation.
December 4, 2017
What We Can Learn From Art Painted Inside Guantánamo
A New York exhibition gives a rare glimpse into America’s most controversial prison.
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.
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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.
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