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Federal Law Enforcement May Begin Carrying Naloxone

Federal Law Enforcement May Begin Carrying Naloxone In a new memorandum, Attorney General Eric Holder has urged federal law enforcement agencies to start training personnel to treat victims of heroin overdose with the drug naloxone. This will allow trained federal law enforcement personnel to carry the potentially…>read more

No Comment August 1, 2014

Sallie Mae Settles with DOJ for $60 Million over Student Loans to Servicemen

Sallie Mae Settles with DOJ for $60 Million over Student Loans to Servicemen The federal government’s first lawsuit under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) was settled as soon as it was filed and a milestone in justice over student loans established within a few hours and without much ado. First, the DOJ…>read more

No Comment May 14, 2014

DOJ Updates Guidelines Removing Educational Barriers for Children of Undocumented Immigrants

DOJ Updates Guidelines Removing Educational Barriers for Children of Undocumented Immigrants On Friday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary Arne Duncan announced updated guidance for public elementary and secondary schools to ensure enrollment processes are consistent with the law and provide equal access to an education to all children –…>read more

No Comment May 12, 2014

Inmates Applying for Clemency Encouraged by Justice Department

Inmates Applying for Clemency Encouraged by Justice Department   Officials announced Wednesday that, the Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars to apply for clemency. The Obama administration’s effort…>read more

No Comment April 24, 2014

Holder Signs Final Rules Regarding Obtaining Information from Journalists

Holder Signs Final Rules Regarding Obtaining Information from Journalists U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder signed the final new rules that lay down the guidelines for the U.S. Department of Justice on seeking information from journalists. The Attorney General’s Order No. 3420-2014 mentions it lays down the “Policy regarding obtaining…>read more

No Comment February 24, 2014

Federal Benefits to be Extended to Same-Sex Married Couples

Federal Benefits to be Extended to Same-Sex Married Couples On Saturday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder  said in a speech that the federal government will begin treating same-sex married couples as equals with heterosexual married couples, according to The New York Times. “In every courthouse, in every proceeding and…>read more

No Comment February 10, 2014

Eric Holder Has Decision to Make Regarding Death Penalty in Boston Marathon Case

Eric Holder Has Decision to Make Regarding Death Penalty in Boston Marathon Case There is a deadline set for Friday in the decision of seeking the death penalty in the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is the only surviving defendant in the Boston Marathon bombings from April. Three people were killed and 260…>read more

No Comment January 30, 2014

Future Marijuana Banking Regulations

Future Marijuana Banking Regulations Currently, processing money from sales of marijuana puts federally insured banks at risk of drug racketeering charges. Because of the fear of criminal prosecution, financial institutions often refuse to let marijuana-related businesses open accounts. According to CBS News, that might…>read more

No Comment January 24, 2014

Utah Gay Marriages Drama Takes New Turn – Feds Will Recognize Them

Utah Gay Marriages Drama Takes New Turn – Feds Will Recognize Them Despite a federal judge striking down Utah’s gay marriage ban, and the state government appealing the order asking for a stay, and despite the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the temporary blocking of the federal judge’s order made by the appeals…>read more

No Comment January 12, 2014

Drug Sentence Reduction to Apply Even to Pending Cases Says Attorney General Eric Holder

Drug Sentence Reduction to Apply Even to Pending Cases Says Attorney General Eric Holder Perhaps associating especially addictive behavior with long, expensive prison sentences would inevitably lead to prison overcrowding, and among developed nations, the United States has a mushroomed over-blown fiasco in this regard. Last month, Attorney General Eric Holder said that low-level,…>read more

No Comment September 20, 2013

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