After BuzzFeed News revealed that the Drug Enforcement Administration had created a phony Facebook page using a real woman’s name — without her knowledge — the company has told the agency it committed a “serious breach” of Facebook’s terms of service.
A DEA agent commandeered a woman’s identity, created a phony Facebook account in her name, and posted racy photos he found on her seized cell phone. The government said he had the right to do that. Update: Facebook has removed the page and the Justice Department says it is reviewing the incident.
The bracelets worn by police are “exacerbating an already tense atmosphere between law enforcement and residents in Ferguson,” according to a DOJ letter.
Stuart Delery, who argued on behalf of the Obama administration that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional was promoted to Acting Associate Attorney General.
The investigations could represent a shift in how the administration handles cross-border violence.
Jeff Triplett, the part-time mayor of the town where Trayvon Martin was shot, says the Justice Department saved the day in Sanford.
The Department of Justice announced Thursday it will not sue to stop Colorado and Washington from legalizing recreational marijuana use.
A Colorado judge orders Abercrombie & Fitch’s Hollister chain to modify the stepped entrances at about half of its stores by Jan. 1, 2017.
“Sometimes with the spotlight constantly on it as an issue can make it tougher,” says Rep. Castro.
The news of the DOJ phone-grab story broke at 4:26 p.m., but it wasn’t discussed on MSNBC until 7:37 p.m.
News that the DOJ secretly obtained AP phone records has left coming around to the idea of a scandal-filled second term. “Ugh,” says one activist.
If convicted, Reuters’ deputy social media editor Matthew Keys faces up to 25 years in prison and $750,000 in fines.
The Supreme Court is expected to decide in the coming year whether the Defense of Marriage Act is constitutional. A recent court decision backed the Justice Department’s view.