department of justice
January 9, 2015 -
Why are prosecutors so reluctant to go after corporate criminals? That's the question considered in a new book by law professor and Center for Progressive Reform President Rena Steinzor.
December 10, 2014 -
A CEO who has knowingly placed human lives in danger should be prosecuted as toughly as street criminals who do the same.
December 9, 2014 -
A new study by ethics researchers takes a fresh approach to examining corruption in state governments and finds a perception of big problems in the South -- and Kentucky in particular. How does your state rate?
December 5, 2014 -
The August hanging death of a black teen in a small North Carolina town was quickly ruled a suicide, but the conclusion is being challenged by the victim's family and an independent pathologist hired by the N.C. NAACP. The incident is the latest in a disturbing series of hangings of black men that have some wondering whether lynchings have continued into the post-civil rights era.
November 14, 2014 -
With North Carolina-based Bank of America and other big banks in trouble again -- this time over pursuing consumer debts that aren't legally collectable and manipulating foreign currency markets -- isn't it time for the Justice Department to stop allowing corporations to evade prosecution?
October 17, 2014 -
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether a strict voter ID law that opponents say is racially discriminatory will be enforced during this year's election in Texas.
September 8, 2014 -
Angela A. Allen-Bell, a professor at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has a new article out that turns the tables on anti-Black Panther Party rhetoric by asking if the treatment the group has suffered at the hands of government officials constitutes a form of domestic terrorism.