DOJ seeks to force city to change its police department and court system after the federal government found both to be biased against minorities.
New York (AFP) — French bank BNP Paribas has agreed to pay U.S. authorities a $8.9 billion fine to avoid being tried in court for dealing with U.S.-blacklisted countries, sources close to the matter told AFP. The deal ends months of haggling which saw French President Francois Hollande pressing his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama to […]
By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — A military judge convened an unusual two-day hearing Monday to gather facts on whether a series of episodes of FBI agents questioning defense lawyers’ staff raised ethical issues that could imperil progress in the historic trial of five men accused of conspiring in […]
Washington (AFP) – An international dragnet has dismantled a global computer hacker network which used a sophisticated computer virus to steal millions of dollars from companies and consumers, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday. Gameover Zeus, which first appeared in September 2011, stole bank information and other confidential details from victims. According to FBI investigators, […]
Obama Administration lawyers fought back against the conservative legal attack on health care reform today, urging the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta to strike down a January ruling where a judge tried to invalidate the entire law because he argued that requiring all Americans to buy health care was unconstitutional. The three-judge panel […]