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Rants & Raves

...courts. Leave her alone and let her do her job. GIVEN THE RACIAL tensions exacerbated by President Obama and his Justice Department, given the vitriol of the LBGT community towards conservative Christians, given the Islamic hatred of both Christians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/rants-raves
Court OKs same-sex marriage

...United States, the institute says.The Obama administration backed the right of same-sex couples to marry. The Justice Department's decision to stop defending the federal anti-marriage law in 2011 was an important moment for gay rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/court-oks-same-sex-marriage
Obama delivers eulogy for slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney

...attending were first lady Michelle Obama, Jill Biden, and dozens of prominent lawmakers and civil rights leaders.Justice Department officials broadly agree the shootings meet the legal requirements for a hate crime, meaning federal charges are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/obama-delivers-eulogy-slain-
Report: Cardinals alleged to have hacked Astros' player database

...two teams were not disclosing details of the investigation. The New York Times first reported that the FBI and Justice Department were investigating whether Cardinals front-office officials were behind the effort to steal information from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-16/report-cardinals-alleged
Charleston shooting suspect appears on 9 murder counts

...Bible study," Charleston County Coroner Rae Wilson said. Then, "he became very aggressive and violent."The Justice Department is investigating whether to file federal hate crime charges, although Attorney General Loretta Lynch said state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-19/charleston-shooting-suspect-
Former AIG CEO sees partial victory in a lawsuit relating to the U.S.

...stands, it could have an impact on future government actions toward failing financial companies in times of crisis.Justice Department spokeswoman Nicole Navas said the agency is reviewing the decision. Greenberg's representatives didn't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-15/judges-ruling-aig-bailout-
SC State could be plaintiff, defendant in education suit

...decades ago to dismantle its segregated system of higher education. They argue in court documents that the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Civil Rights determined in 1988 that the state's desegregation complied with federal law.Wilkes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-12/sc-state-could-be-plainti
'No room for hate' as families of Charleston church shooting victims confront suspect

...which President Obama called "a sacred place in the history of Charleston and in the history of America."The Justice Department announced Friday that it's investigating whether the attack could be a hate crime or domestic terrorism. Agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-20/no-room-hate-families-charleston-ch
9 fatally shot at historic black church in downtown Charleston

...opened an investigation.___8:45 a.m.A Justice Department spokesman says federal officials are opening a hate...Carolina.The spokesman said Thursday that the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, the FBI, and the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-18/9-fatally-shot-histori
US seeks criminal charges against Lumber Liquidators

TOANO, Va. - The Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against Lumber Liquidators in...wood products. The company had said in December that the Justice Department was contemplating criminal charges.Lumber Liquidators also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-29/us-seeks-criminal-charges-