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Officials say voter ID law working well in SC

...for people to vote as opposed to harder," Bursey said.Attorney General Alan Wilson had sued after the U.S. Justice Department blocked the law.The court based its ruling on Wilson's broad interpretation of the "reasonable impediment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-05/officials-say-voter-id-law-wo
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

...short-term executive business visas instead of using H-1B visas.Last year, IBM paid $44,000 to the U.S. Justice Department to settle allegations its job postings expressed a preference for foreign workers. And a September trial is set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-
French bank BNP pleads guilty to US sanctions violations

...S. trade sanctions, the Justice Department announced.After months of...sanctions case brought by the Justice Department. The goal of such sanctions...billion plea deal with the Justice Department for helping wealthy Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-30/french-bank-bnp-pleads-guilty-us-sa
Transfers of disabled out of state-run hospitals into community homes still a problem

...Elizabeth Jones, came as an update to a groundbreaking 2010 settlement between the state of Georgia and the U.S. Justice Department. Under the terms of that deal, Georgia agreed to establish community services for about 9,000 people with mental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/transfers-disabled-still-pro
A nomination misfire

...efforts are likely in vain. Like cop-killer advocate Debo Adegbile, President Obama's nominee to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Murthy is just too extreme for even some Democrats to stomach.We hope senators stick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-29/nomination-misfire
New Jersey's appeal to make sports betting legal is rebuffed

...bill Monday that would repeal all laws prohibiting sports betting. Sen. Raymond Lesniak said he hoped the U.S. Justice Department wouldn't challenge it, which he said would be consistent with its stance in other areas."Aren't they selling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-23/new-jerseys-appeal-m
Change, but not like this

...is a derogatory term? Fines levied each time a Redskins games is broadcast? Hate-crime prosecution by the Justice Department?This government under direction of the Obama administration has found a way to politicize health insurance and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-20/change-not
Barrow wants special prosecutor to probe VA ills

...a special prosecutor to investigate misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs.Legislation would ask the Justice Department to take the action and is expected to be filed Wednesday. It comes after a VA audit found more than 57,000 veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-17/barrow-wants-special-prosecu
Justice Department preparing to sue Citigroup

...the bad loans. The bank also acknowledged that it misrepresented the quality of its securities to investors.The Justice Department sued Bank of America in Au gust, accusing it of civil fraud in failing to disclose risks and misleading investors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-13/justice-department-prepari
Overtime

...championship team.Cunningham says instead of "speculation and innuendo," people should allow former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein to conduct his investigation.McCants told ESPN that tutors wrote papers for him and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-10/overtime