Department of Justice
Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.
In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
The U.S. Justice Department is giving a $3.6 million financial boost to an East Bay police force.
Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.
There were more than just poll workers and voters at Alameda County polls during Tuesday’s primary election. Department of Justice monitors are in the county to watch for possible voter discrimination.
The Justice Department is sending monitors to three California counties to watch for possible voter discrimination during the primary election.
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.
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.
State Department of Justice special agents are suing Gov. Jerry Brown in a bid to block layoffs.
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.