FBI raids Florida home of former U.S. President Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago estate on Monday and broke into his safe in what his son acknowledged was part of an investigation into Trump’s removal of official presidential records from the White House to his Florida resort. The unprecedented search of a former president’s home would mark a significant… Read More FBI raids Florida home of former U.S. President Donald Trump

U.S. charges four police officers involved in fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor

U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged four current and former Louisville, Kentucky, police officers for their roles in the botched 2020 raid that killed Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was in her home, in a case that sparked nationwide protests. The charges represented the Justice Department’s latest effort to crack down on abuses and racial… Read More U.S. charges four police officers involved in fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor

U.S. attorney general Merrick Garland issues new policy prohibiting seizure of media records

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland formalized a new policy on Monday that broadly prohibits prosecutors from subpoenaing reporters’ phone and email records, an abrupt shift after the Trump administration secretly seized records from several major news outlets in an effort to root out leaks. In addition to the new policy, Garland reiterated that the Justice… Read More U.S. attorney general Merrick Garland issues new policy prohibiting seizure of media records

U.S. Justice Department repeals anti-sanctuary policies of Trump-administration

The U.S. Justice Department has repealed a policy put in place during Donald Trump’s presidency that cut off hundreds of millions of dollars in grants to sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities. In an internal memo, acting head of the Office of Justice Programs Maureen Henneberg said that prior grant recipients, including… Read More U.S. Justice Department repeals anti-sanctuary policies of Trump-administration