Garland orders halt to any further federal executions

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland has ordered a temporary halt to the Justice Department advocating any scheduling of further executions of federal inmates, according to a memo. Garland in a memo to senior officials at the department Thursday echoed his own recently stated reservations about... Read More.

AG Garland announces DOJ probe into policing practices in Minneapolis

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday that the Justice Department is launching a "pattern or practice" investigation into the Minneapolis police department. "Today, I am announcing that the Justice Department has opened a civil investigation to determine whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages... Read More.