Category Archives: Department of Justice

Why is Former Congressman Bob Barr Advising Baby Doc Duvalier

Sunday, January 23, 2011 Former U.S. congressman Bob Barr, is advising Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier how to unlock frozen funds in Swiss banks after Duvalier fled to France amid a 1986 rebellion. Baby Doc Duvalier “is very interested in trying … Continue reading

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U.S. Justice Department Prepares to Challenge Arizona’s New Immigration Law

Thursday, May 27, 2010 The U.S. Justice Department is preparing a legal challenge to Arizona’s controversial new immigration law arguing it is unconstitutional because it impinges on the Federal government’s authority to police the nation’s borders. Also in the works, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Chance to Reshape Judiciary is Slipping Away

Monday, March 15, 2010 Early hopes for the Obama administration to reshape the nation’s judiciary and reverse decades-old gains made in the Federal courts by conservatives appears close to slipping away, due to a combination of White House inattention and … Continue reading

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Justice Department Intervenes In Gay Rights Suit

Saturday, January 16, 2010 For the first time in a decade, Justice Department lawyers have moved to intervene in a lawsuit on behalf of a gay high school student who was beaten up for being effeminate. The case marks a … Continue reading

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