Civil And Political Rights

Remember Clock Boy? Well, His Federal Lawsuit Just Got Tossed

Remember Ahmed Mohamed? He’s the high school student who made a crappy clock and then got arrested on the suspicion that it was a bomb. Political correctness debates started thereafter, with President Obama inviting Mohamed to the White House after the incident. The family then...

Sessions: Consent decrees can 'reduce morale'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Jeff SessionsSessions: Consent decrees can 'reduce morale' Justice Department must act on Puerto Rico Why an independent counsel is necessary in election probe MORE raised concerns on Thursday that agreements between the federal government and local...

Sessions criticizes police reform efforts for depleting resources: 'These decrees are not a silver bullet'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions criticized recent efforts to overhaul embattled police departments across the country on Tuesday, telling an audience of law enforcement officials that such consent decrees divert resources from combatting crime and could make cities less safe. "Th...

Friends, foes spar in fight on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Friends and foes of Neil Gorsuch lobbied the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday both for and against confirmation of the Colorado-based judge to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch frustrated Democrats during more than 20 hours of grilling this week by refusing to share his personal v...

After stellar 50-year career, ex-LA County sheriff convicted

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal investigation that targeted violent Los Angeles jail guards took down the longtime former leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department.Lee Baca was convic...

At Black History Month event, Jeff Sessions says 'black history is American history'

On the final day of Black History Month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared "black history is American history." "During Black History Month, we honor the experience and the achievements of ...

Jeff Sessions: ‘Black History Is American History’

In remarks at the Justice Department on Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that black history is American history and that much remains to be done to advance civil rights. “During Bl...

Alabama's Sessions sworn in as attorney general

WASHINGTON — Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions has been sworn in as President Donald Trump's attorney general. During an Oval Office ceremony, Trump called Sessions a man of integrity and principal, ...

Jeff Sessions sworn in as attorney general

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions has been sworn in as President Donald Trump’s attorney general. During an Oval Office ceremony, Trump called Sessions a man of integrity and principal, and someone w...

Texas mayor dismissed from Muslim boy's lawsuit over clock

Mohamed's attorney, Susan Hutchison, says Van Duyne in her capacity as a public official is afforded immunity in the matter. The original suit claimed Van Duyne and others were libelous in their...

Trump's AG Pick Sessions Approved By Senate Committee | Zero Hedge

Despitre relentless obstructionism by Democrats, a Senate committee voted to confirm Jeff Sessions to be the next US attorney general on Wednesday, two days after the growing controversy surround...

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