New wrinkle in Ga. marijuana law

...having it here," the governor said.There are signs that the federal policy is opening the way. The U.S. Department of Justice no longer has funding to enforce the federal prohibition in states that legalized medical use of marijuana, like...

Pray in troubled times

...personal property was looted.This was despicable. The disrupters were egged on by our own president, the U.S. Department of Justice and several celebrity so-called ministers. Now, not only have jobs and property been lost, but race relations...

Police and steroids: Hard to control, hard to prove

...EnforcementSteroid abuse has touched law enforcement for years. It's such a problem that the DEA and the U.S. Department of Justice created a seven-page booklet titled "Steroid Abuse by Law Enforcement Personnel" to help police agencies understand...

City's low disability standards spur fears of litigation, fines

...Augusta Commission fear the city could be hit hard with fines, federal contract penalties and court actions if the Department of Justice were to inspect Richmond County for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The commission added...

Is a certificate of need needless? Hospital issue still ripe for debate

...it admitted much disagreement on many areas of regulation.In 2006, both the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice jointly concluded that ? in the words of economists Paul Joskow and Nancy Rose ? "on balance, the CON programs...

Global banks fined billions in currency probe

...stressed the dealer did not act in bad faith and was not involved in unlawful or improper behavior.The U.S. Department of Justice and other authorities are conducting their own investigations and further penalties are possible. Barclays said...

Fast, furious, bitter

...the most lawless attorney general in U.S. history, also is petty.Among the Fast and Furious documents his Department of Justice delivered recently to the House Oversight Committee is a 2011 email in which he refers to congressional investigators...

Child pornographer given maximum prison term

...Columbia County Sheriff's Office. This case was prosecuted as part of Project Safe Childhood, a national U.S. Department of Justice initiative designed to protect children from online exploitation and abuse.

Commanding general Army Cyber Command at Fort Gordon describes new network at TechNet Augusta conference

...with private technology firms, and the federal departments of justice and homeland security.Speaking before a crowd...military issue. I am working with the federal departments of justice and homeland security," the commander said...

Choking businesses

...played red-tape bingo with conservative groups.This time we're talking about their partisan brethren at the Department of Justice who, under the guise of fighting consumer fraud, appear to be directing federal regulators to persecute legal business...