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# US Justice Department

This year
# Washington
Mike Pence testifies to US grand jury investigating Donald Trump and 6 January insurrection
Pence has hinted at entering the 2024 presidential race in a potential run against Trump.
# Abortion Rights
Florida governor Ron DeSantis signs bill banning abortion after six weeks
The state’s Republican-dominated legislature passed the text hours earlier with 70 votes to 40.
Last year
# US
Classified items found at Trump storage unit in Florida – report
The items were discovered by an outside team brought in by Trump’s representatives.
# 6 january
US Justice Department seeks to question Mike Pence in Capitol attack probe
The investigation is examining Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
# White House
US Court permits Justice Department to use classified records seized in Trump raid
The court removed an obstacle that could have delayed the investigation by weeks, if not months,
# Donald Trump
US justice department agrees to accept appointment of Trump judge as 'special master'
Despite pushback, a federal judge agreed last week to grant Trump’s request to name an independent reviewer for the case.
# Donald Trump
US Justice Department opposes unsealing document for Mar-a-Lago warrant
The government’s opposition came in response to court filings by several news organisations.
# US Justice Department
FBI recovered 'top secret' documents during search of Donald Trump's Florida home
Documents made public today show the search was partly based on suspicions of violations of the US Espionage Act.
# Roe v Wade
US Justice Department sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban set to take effect this month
It is the Biden administration’s first litigation since the US Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe V Wade ruling in June.
All time
# US Justice Department
Boeing to pay €2 billion to settle criminal conspiracy charge over 737 Max
The aircraft suffered two deadly crashes shortly after entering service.pre
# App appeal
Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban
US officials claim that the Chinese-owned app is a national security threat.
# michael flynn
US Justice Department drops case against ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn
The Department said the FBI’s original probe of him had no “legitimate investigative basis”.
# us justice report
FBI probe into Russian interference in 2016 US election not politically driven, says watchdog report
The US Justice report rebuts Donald Trump’s claims that the FBI illegally spied on his campaign.
# Collusion
Trump's justice department opens criminal inquiry into Russia investigation, US media reports
The decision means the department is conducting an investigation into itself.
# Wikileaks
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning sent back to jail for contempt of court, one week after being released
Manning refused to testify in a case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
# us mortgage crisis
RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine
The bank has been fined by the US Justice Department over its role in the subprime mortgage crisis.
# face the music
Lance Armstrong fails in bid to avoid $100 million fraud case
The decision by US District Judge Christopher Cooper, in Washington, DC, comes as a major blow to the former cycling star.
# problems
Lance Armstrong to head to court in US suit
The decision by US District Judge Christopher Cooper, in Washington, DC, comes as a major blow to the former cycling star.
# Terrorism
FBI "may have created terrorists out of law-abiding individuals", says rights report
HRW and Columbia Law School report says US law enforcement effectively participated in developing terrorism plots for prosecution.
# Bin Laden
US court rules against release of dead bin Laden photos
Meanwhile, earlier today Osama bin Laden’s family was deported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia.
# Trayvon
Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'
The US president has used unusually personal terms in speaking about the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida last month.