Justice Department to seek new indictment of Blackwater guards in Iraq shooting

ShareThis Justice Department to seek new indictment of Blackwater guards in Iraq shooting 25 Jul 2012 The Justice Department plans to bring a new indictment against four Blackwater Worldwide guards involved in a 2007 shooting that killed 17 Iraqis. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina had thrown out the case in 2009, but an appeals court […]

Arizona: Sheriff to Face Civil Rights Suit Over Claims That Include Profiling

ShareThis Arizona: Sheriff to Face Civil Rights Suit Over Claims That Include Profiling 10 May 2012 The federal authorities said Wednesday that they planned to sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County and his office over claims of civil rights violations, including the racial profiling of Latinos. The Justice Department has been seeking an agreement […]

Justice Department sought 1,745 secret warrants in 2011

ShareThis Justice Department sought 1,745 secret warrants in 2011 03 May 2012 The Justice Department made 1,745 requests to a secret court for authority to wiretap or search for evidence in terrorism and espionage investigations last year. That’s according to an April 30 letter from the department to the Senate that was first reported Thursday […]