Department of Justice

New California DOJ Website Shines Light On Law Enforcement's Interaction With The PublicThe California Department of Justice is unveiling a state-run website to provide data on law enforcement's interactions with the public.
Probe Into World Cup Award After US Indicts FIFA Officials In $150 Million Bribing Scandal, 7 ArrestsThe votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded in controversy and accusations of corruption.
FBI Admits Flawed DNA Analysis In Hundreds Of Criminal CasesThe Justice Department and FBI on Monday pledged an independent review of FBI laboratory protocols and procedures following the discovery of flawed forensics testimony in hundreds of older criminal cases.
Twitter Sues Government For Right To Release Federal Surveillance RecordsSighting need for to provide transparency to customers and the desire to express their free speech rights, Twitter is suing the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the right to disclose the exact number of court orders and security requests they get from the federal government.
Harris Quashes Speculation Over Her Possible Interest In Replacing U.S. Attorney General HolderThe wheels are already turning in political circles about possible replacements for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and one prominent name that continues to come up is California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Video Of CHP Officer Beating SoCal Woman May Hurt Public Perception Of All Law Enforcement Cell phone video captured a CHP officer repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. Civil rights leaders are calling on the federal government to launch its own probe.
Feds Monitoring Poll Places In Alameda, Napa Counties During Primary ElectionFederal officials are monitoring polling places in Alameda County and Napa County during Tuesday’s election to ensure the elections are in compliance with federal voting rights statutes, including the Voting Rights Act.
US Indicts Chinese Military Officials With Hacking After Report From Cybersecurity Firm With Bay Area TiesNever before has the U.S. Government publicly accused another country of a cyber-espionage. But that's essentially what happened Monday morning when grand jury in Pennsylvania indicted five Chinese military hackers, following a report from a Bay Area cybersecurity firm.
Hewlett-Packard Agrees To Pay $108 Million Penalty To Settle Foreign Bribery ChargesHewlett-Packard Co. and its Russian, Polish and Mexican subsidiaries agreed Wednesday to pay $108 million in penalties to settle criminal and civil charges of paying bribes and illegal commissions to secure foreign government contracts.
California Data Breaches Hit More Than 20 Million AccountsCalifornia businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years, leading state Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday to elevate cybersecurity as a key focus of the state's top crime-fighting agency.
PG&E To Pay $50.5 Million After Sparking 2 NorCal WildfiresPG&E and its contractors have agreed to pay $50.5 million to settle Department of Justice allegations that the utility was responsible for two wildfires that scorched 18,000 acres of national forest land in Northern California.
California Senate OKs $24M For Gun-Seizure ProgramThe state Senate has approved a bill authorizing more money for a California program that seizes guns from people who are prohibited from having them.