"I always believed the department's past leaders were dedicated to the rule of law and the guiding principle that justice is blind," wrote Phillip Halpern, former assistant U.S. attorney, in a new op-ed. "That is a bygone era, but it should not be forgotten."
U.S. Attorneys announced Friday that 156 people had been arrested in Kansas City, Missouri under Operation LeGend, President Donald Trump's controversial federal crime-fighting initiative.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass chided Barr: "The department is not doing enough to address issues of racial bias and brutality in law enforcement."
"What is he using them for? For crowd control, for repressing the right of people to protest," the mayor said.
Wesley Ira Purkey was put to death at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana, hours after the Supreme Court cleared the way for his execution to proceed.
A couple from Virginia has been arrested and charged in an alleged scheme to defraud more than $1.4 million in federal money approved by Congress to go to struggling businesses amid the pandemic.
The DOJ is investigating Ahmaud Arbery's February shooting death in Georgia as a potential hate crime, his family's attorney told news outlets Monday.
Attorney General William Barr had previously announced his intention to seek out state-level COVID-19 restrictions that may be encroaching on constitutional protections.
Federal agents discovered stocks of over 100,000 face masks and nearly 900,000 disposable gloves after searching the defendant's warehouse and retail outlets.
The Justice Department on Monday cited "extreme urgency" in clearing wholesale U.S. pharmaceutical distributors from legal hurdles in order to provide the controversial anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to COVID-19 patients.
That the integrity of drugs in states' hands would be unreliable is a concern, but Dr. Joel Zivot says that states should be disclosing "if what they have is expired."
The Departments of Justice, Homeland Security and Defense, among others, warned that authorizing China Telecom could give the Chinese government access to U.S. telecommunications networks.
Barr's intervention in Roger Stone's case, says Jed Shugerman, was "yet another breach of norms in a pattern with Trump and Barr."
Richard W. Painter described Attorney General William Barr as the "most dangerous" in United States history, citing what he described as religious zealotry.
"The report's headline findings are that the investigation was properly initiated based on a sound factual basis," attorney Donald Ayer said.
Salman Rashid was suspended from two Florida colleges, after sending threatening messages to a female student.
Now that the snowballing evidence of quid pro quo has become so rock solid that even Trump's most die-hard stalwarts feel political pressure to concede it, a question begs to be answered: Why hasn't the Department of Justice opened a formal criminal inquiry into Trump's conduct?
William Barr is "the president's hand – not the representative of the American people," Representative Adam Schiff warned.
Although, as white-collar crimes prosecutions languished in the early aughts, prosecutions overall surged.
Richard Sheridan and another Irish national purchased a libation cup made out of a protected rhinoceros horn from an auction house in Rockingham, North Carolina.
Representative Madeleine Dean argued that officials should be expected to "avoid even the appearance of impropriety."
"The line being drawn here makes no sense. This is very concerning," former federal prosecutor Mimi Rocah said.
The DOJ have been "instructed to examine whether there is a path forward, consistent with the Supreme Court's decision, that would allow us to include the citizenship question on the census," Joseph Hunt, an assistant attorney general with DOJ's civil division, said.
The Judiciary Committee says it's reached a long sought-after deal with the Justice Department to begin receiving underlying evidence from the Mueller report.
William Barr "thinks that he's a hero for helping to destroy the credibility of the DOJ," one user tweeted.
"I suspect that Democrats' heads on Capitol Hill were exploding," Fox News' Chris Wallace said following Attorney General William Barr's press conference on the Mueller report.
After hearing about Barr's press conference, Trump said, "maybe I'll do one after that, we'll see."