Justice Department

  • Analysis: Justice Department releases memos

    As FederalNewsRadio has been telling you, documents from the Justice Department have been released detailing certain interrogation techniques used on prisoners by the CIA. The papers offer the fullest account to date of Bush administration…

  • Ask the CHCO: Justice Department

    Mari Barr Santangelo CHCO July 1, 2009

  • Foreign Influence detected in New York Bombing Case

    A U.S. counterterrorism source in a position to know says there is a foreign influence nexus to the suspects linked to the Times Square attempted bombing. A Justice Department spokesman said, ”The investigation continues. We are pursuing every lead to determine the identity and motives of the person or persons responsible. Other U.S. Intelligence officials are stressing it is too early to determine what that influence was generated outside of the U.S. or stateside with international connections.

  • One year after FBI closes Ivins case, doubts still linger

    Last week, a National Research Council committee released a 170-page report casting doubt on the science the FBI used in its investigation, leaving the Justice Department with circumstantial evidence that many say wouldn’t hold up in court

  • DoJ’s Hitch looks back on a decade of IT changes

    Van Hitch will retire as the Justice Department’s CIO at the end of July. He said cybersecurity, information sharing and social media and mobile computing were among the biggest technology transformations he saw. July 21, 2011

  • Long-sealed Watergate documents may be released

    he U.S. Department of Justice says at least some materials sealed as part of the court case against seven men involved in the 1972 Watergate burglary should be released.

  • Man charged with hacking into Energy Department networks

    After breaking into the network, the man allegedly tried to sell access to DoE for $50,000.

  • Senators tell DoJ to fix its suspension, debarment databases

    Sens. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) want regular updates from Justice officials on the steps they are taking to better input and share information on vendors who have committed crimes. The DoJ IG found the agency’s internal controls and training were lacking.

  • Enforcement of SCRA results in expansive settlement with national lender

    A recently announced consent decree between Capitol One and the Justice Department is the most sweeping settlement as the Justice Department ramps up enforcement of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

  • Federal Drive interviews — Aug. 15

    Melanie Pustay of the Justice Department discusses FOIA requests. Tim Burke talks about GSA’s City Pairs Program. Booz Allen Hamilton’s Michael Isman reviews the benefits of BYOD. The Hill’s Jeremy Herb offers his take on the Republicans’ vice presidential candidate.