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Private expert disputes authorities' findings that SC teen killed self after police confrontation

...findings and other possible problems with the investigation have led the Charleston branch of the NAACP to ask the U.S. Justice Department to investigate.Curnell was walking around his apartment complex when Charleston police officer Jamal Medlin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-30/private-expert-disputes-autho
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/transfers-disabled-still-pro
New Jersey's appeal to make sports betting legal is rebuffed

...new 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-23/new-jerseys-appeal-m
Officials say voter ID law working well in SC

...easier 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
Saints, tight end Jimmy Graham come to terms

...Vikings.The investigation was conducted by former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Magnuson and former U.S. Justice Department trial attorney Chris Madel."I think it's just important that everyone is able to see what's there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-15/saints-tight-end-jimmy-graham
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-
Officials reviewing shooting

The U.S. Justice Department is considering pursuing federal charges in the shooting of...Friday morning. Photographs and videotapes were given to the U.S. Justice Department, GBI Agent-in-Charge John Seay confirmed Friday. "We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/27/met_231921.shtml
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Officials reviewing shooting

The U.S. Justice Department is considering pursuing federal charges in the shooting of...Friday morning. Photographs and videotapes were given to the U.S. Justice Department, GBI Agent-in-Charge John Seay confirmed Friday. "We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/27/met_231928.shtml
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Governor signs voter ID measure

...identification bill into law Thursday, sending it to the U.S. Justice Department for the second time in two years. Mr. Perdue...every county. The bill needs approval from the U.S. Justice Department before it can take effect. Like other states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/27/met_49863.shtml
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Department stifles Lost Trust report

...its investigation into a bribery-tainted tax break connected to Operation Lost Trust has been blocked by the U.S. Justice Department, a lawmaker said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Falcon Hawkins decided Monday the state Senate could publish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/06/met_227554.shtml
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