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  • Commentary posted October 3, 2013 by Hans A. von Spakovsky 'Grotesque' DOJ Misconduct

    In a shocking case of “grotesque” misconduct by federal prosecutors, a federal judge in Louisiana has ordered a new trial for five New Orleans police officers convicted for a shooting on the Danziger Bridge on September 4, 2005 — in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina — and for a subsequent cover-up. This is another black eye for the Holder Justice Department that the…

  • Commentary posted July 30, 2013 by Hans A. von Spakovsky More Voting-Rights Challenges from Holder

    The Washington Post reports that Eric Holder plans to file voting-rights challenges not only against Texas, which the DOJ did last week, but against a number of other states, too. These challenges are part of a crusade to, as Holder says, “use every tool” at the Obama administration’s disposal to continue federal oversight of the states in this area, despite the Supreme…

  • Commentary posted July 23, 2013 by Hans A. von Spakovsky Eric Holder's Zimmerman Fishing Trip

    It didn’t take long for Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department to submit to mounting political pressure following the full acquittal of George Zimmerman. Just one day after the verdict was read in the Trayvon Martin case, the Justice Department pledged: “Experienced federal prosecutors will determine whether the evidence reveals a prosecutable violation of any…

  • Commentary posted July 17, 2013 by Hans A. von Spakovsky Justice Department Should Not Intervene

    Whatever one may think about the guilt or innocence of George Zimmerman — and a jury found him innocent — we should all agree that the chief law enforcement agency of the federal government should not be involved in stage-managing public protests. Yet according to the documents obtained by Judicial Watch through a Freedom of Information Act request, the Community…

  • WebMemo posted May 20, 2010 by James Jay Carafano, Ph.D. White House Must Stop Playing Politics with Immigration and Arizona Law

    In recent days the President and senior White House officials have—in the presence of foreign dignitaries—castigated a law passed in the state of Arizona. This new Arizona law directs that when law enforcement officers engage in a lawful stop, detention, or arrest, a reasonable attempt shall be made, when practicable, to ask about a person’s legal status if reasonable…

  • Play Movie Robert Alt on Fox 5/12/09 Video Recorded on May 12, 2009 Robert Alt on Fox 5/12/09

    Robert Alt discussing various groups urging Attorney General Holder to prosecute Bush administration officials.…

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  • Commentary posted July 23, 2013 by Hans A. von Spakovsky Eric Holder's Zimmerman Fishing Trip

    It didn’t take long for Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department to submit to mounting political pressure following the full acquittal of George Zimmerman. Just one day after the verdict was read in the Trayvon Martin case, the Justice Department pledged: “Experienced federal prosecutors will determine whether the evidence reveals a prosecutable violation of any…

  • Commentary posted July 17, 2013 by Hans A. von Spakovsky Justice Department Should Not Intervene

    Whatever one may think about the guilt or innocence of George Zimmerman — and a jury found him innocent — we should all agree that the chief law enforcement agency of the federal government should not be involved in stage-managing public protests. Yet according to the documents obtained by Judicial Watch through a Freedom of Information Act request, the Community…

  • Commentary posted October 3, 2013 by Hans A. von Spakovsky 'Grotesque' DOJ Misconduct

    In a shocking case of “grotesque” misconduct by federal prosecutors, a federal judge in Louisiana has ordered a new trial for five New Orleans police officers convicted for a shooting on the Danziger Bridge on September 4, 2005 — in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina — and for a subsequent cover-up. This is another black eye for the Holder Justice Department that the…

  • Commentary posted July 30, 2013 by Hans A. von Spakovsky More Voting-Rights Challenges from Holder

    The Washington Post reports that Eric Holder plans to file voting-rights challenges not only against Texas, which the DOJ did last week, but against a number of other states, too. These challenges are part of a crusade to, as Holder says, “use every tool” at the Obama administration’s disposal to continue federal oversight of the states in this area, despite the Supreme…

  • WebMemo posted May 20, 2010 by James Jay Carafano, Ph.D. White House Must Stop Playing Politics with Immigration and Arizona Law

    In recent days the President and senior White House officials have—in the presence of foreign dignitaries—castigated a law passed in the state of Arizona. This new Arizona law directs that when law enforcement officers engage in a lawful stop, detention, or arrest, a reasonable attempt shall be made, when practicable, to ask about a person’s legal status if reasonable…

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  • WebMemo posted May 20, 2010 by James Jay Carafano, Ph.D. White House Must Stop Playing Politics with Immigration and Arizona Law

    In recent days the President and senior White House officials have—in the presence of foreign dignitaries—castigated a law passed in the state of Arizona. This new Arizona law directs that when law enforcement officers engage in a lawful stop, detention, or arrest, a reasonable attempt shall be made, when practicable, to ask about a person’s legal status if reasonable…

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