President Joe Biden says guilty verdicts in murder of Arbery ‘reflect our justice system doing its job’

President Joe Biden says guilty verdicts in murder of Arbery 'reflect our justice system doing its job'

“Nothing can bring Mr. Arbery back to his family and to his community, but the verdict ensures that those who committed this horrible crime will be punished,” Biden said in a statement. “While the guilty verdicts reflect our justice system doing its job, that alone is not enough. Instead, we must recommit ourselves to building … Read more

January 6 timeline: How Trump tried to weaponize the Justice Department to overturn the 2020 election

January 6 timeline: How Trump tried to weaponize the Justice Department to overturn the 2020 election

Programming note: A new CNN documentary, “Trumping Democracy: An American Coup,” about former President Donald Trump’s attempts to subvert the 2020 election, premieres at 9 p.m. ET on Friday, November 5.Many of Trump’s actions were done in public view, including dozens of ill-fated lawsuits and tweets that undermined the electoral process. But congressional inquiries and … Read more

Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

In September, Markus Dohle, Penguin Random House’s chief executive, held a virtual meeting with literary agents in an effort to address these concerns, with books by Barack and Michelle Obama — some of the most enormous blockbusters of recent years — visible behind him. He said that imprints at Penguin Random House and Simon & … Read more

FPD gets federal money for equipment | Crime & justice

FPD gets federal money for equipment | Crime & justice

Frederick police will receive more than $43,000 in federal money for equipment, part of more than $2 million in law enforcement funds announced by Maryland’s congressional delegation Tuesday.The $43,631 allocation was listed simply as being used to buy equipment to help productivity.The money comes from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance … Read more