Department of Justice

A Sysco truck was on display at Meatopia X: The Carnivore's Ball Presented By Creekstone Farms during Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival in New York City.

Sysco-US Foods merger stopped over anti-trust concern

Jun 24, 2015
A federal judge has halted a proposed merger between Sysco and US Foods.
Posted In: Sysco, anti-trust, Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice
A Cleveland police officer looks on as people take to the streets and protest in reaction to Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo being acquitted of manslaughter charges after he shot two people at the end of a 2012 car chase in which officers fired 137

Cleveland looks to firms to help fund police reform

May 27, 2015
The city's deal with the DOJ includes costly trainings and computer equipment.
Posted In: cleveland, police, Department of Justice

Exiting U.S. Attorney General's last act

Feb 18, 2015
Eric Holder is acting lawman one final time.
Posted In: Department of Justice, mortgage crisis, too big to fail
President Barack Obama introduces Loretta Lynch as his nominee to replace Eric Holder as attorney general during a White House ceremony.

Loretta Lynch's track record

Nov 17, 2014
The nominee for U.S. attorney general is independent and "willing to follow an investigation wherever it leads, regardless of the politics," says New York's attorney general.
Posted In: Department of Justice, Wall Street
Ricky Brum standing in an alley in Manteca, California

Double Charged: Does paying back victims cost kids their futures?

Sep 19, 2014
Why some argue that too-high restitution fees hurt both victims and defenders.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Double Charged, Juvenile, Department of Justice, restitution
CitiBank

What's in a settlement?

Jul 9, 2014
Citigroup is rumored to be close to a $7 billion settlement with the Justice Department. How does the DOJ set its fines?
Posted In: Citigroup, fraud, Department of Justice
Kareem Serageldin

Only one person has gone to jail for the financial crisis

Apr 30, 2014
Why the Department of Justice is toothless when it comes to prosecuting bankers.
Posted In: Department of Justice, ProPublica

Why is the Department of Justice trying to block the American-US Airways merger from takeoff?

Aug 13, 2013
The Justice Department's anti-trust division and several attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit challenging the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Posted In: US Airways, American Airlines, mergers, Department of Justice

S&P parent company McGraw-Hill faces 'death-knell' Justice Department suit

Feb 12, 2013
The lawsuit against Standard & Poor's seeks a $5 billion penalty that could be a 'death knell' for parent company McGraw-Hill.
Posted In: Standard & Poor's, fraud, Department of Justice

The Talking Heads, DOJ and S&P

Feb 5, 2013
The Justice Department files suit against S&P and its rating of mortgage-backed securities, citing the band Talking Heads in complaint.
Posted In: Standard & Poor's, ratings agencies, Department of Justice