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Feds To Monitor Alameda County Elections For Discrimination

The Justice Department is sending monitors to three California counties to watch for possible voter discrimination during the primary election.

06/04/2012

UC Berkeley School of Law professor John Yoo

‘Torture Memo’ Lawsuit Against UC Berkeley Professor Tossed Out

A former senior Department of Justice lawyer who wrote the so-called “torture memos” authorizing harsh treatment of suspected terrorists is protected from lawsuits, according to an appeals court ruling.

05/02/2012

Anonymous

Tech Report: Anonymous Retaliates For DOJ Shutdown Of File Sharing Site

KCBS’ Technology Analyst reports hacktivist group Anonymous is retaliating against the Department of Justice for their shutdown of megaupload.com, with some takedowns of their own.

01/20/2012

Law enforcement at the scene of a raid on October 2011. More than 100 people were arrested in the gang sweep, known as Operation Garlic Press. (California Department of Justice)

California Special Agents Sue To Block Layoffs

State Department of Justice special agents are suing Gov. Jerry Brown in a bid to block layoffs.

11/23/2011

Few Turning Out For Early Voting

Federal Election Monitors To Observe Alameda County Polls

Federal elections monitors will observe voting practices at Alameda County polling places Tuesday to ensure minority voters have equal access to information at the polls, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday.

11/07/2011

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SF Mayoral Candidates Call For Elections Monitors, Question Early Voting

Candidates vying for the San Francisco’s mayor’s seat are requesting federal and state monitors for the Nov. 8 election after allegations of ballot tampering in early voting.

10/24/2011

Oracle Corp. company headquarters in Redwood Shores. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Redwood Shores Based Oracle Agrees To Pay Nearly $200M To Department Of Justice

Oracle Corp. and Oracle America Inc. have agreed to pay the General Services Administration $199.5 million plus interest for failing to meet their contractual obligations, the United States Department of Justice announced last week.

10/09/2011

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Alameda County Settles Lawsuit Over Bilingual Voter Help

The Department of Justice announced a settlement over a lawsuit alleging Alameda County failed to provide adequate assistance for Spanish and Chinese-speaking voters.

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