A federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit alleging conservative political ideology drove a prestigious, selective Justice Department hiring program during the administration of President George W. Bush.
The United States has sharply increased efforts to stem the illegal flow of weapons to Mexico, but many problems remain as arms trafficking continues, according to a Justice Department report issued Tuesday.
Federal prison officials fail to properly keep track of thousands of inmates who are granted unescorted furloughs when they are temporarily released, an investigation by the Justice Department's inspector general has concluded.
Hundreds of investigations of online child sexual exploitation and child pornography have been significantly delayed by backlogs at FBI cybercrime labs, according to a Justice Department report released Friday.
Justice Department officials committed no crime by letting improper political considerations drive hirings of prosecutors, immigration judges and other career government lawyers, U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey said Tuesday, speaking to the American Bar Association.
Hungry attendees at Justice Department conferences have been enjoying millions of dollars in meatballs and other goodies courtesy of U.S. taxpayers, according to an inspector general's report released Friday.
Twenty known or suspected terrorists were not correctly listed on the government's consolidated watch list, preventing their records from being available to the nation's front-line screening agents, according to a U.S. Justice Department report.
The White House demanded in 2004 that the Justice Department approve a secret national security program without allowing the ailing attorney general, "feeble, barely articulate, clearly stressed," to discuss the matter with top advisers, according to the FBI director's personal notes.
An internal Justice Department report concluded the FBI should have notified the House of Representatives or other officials after learning last summer of inappropriate e-mails former Rep. Mark Foley sent to a House page.
The FBI failed to investigate properly charges of espionage made by a contractor who was fired "in large part" because of allegations she made against a co-worker, the Justice Inspector General concluded in a declassified report released Friday.