U.S. Department of Justice http://www.kplu.org en Federal Judge In Portland Orders Changes To No-Fly List http://www.kplu.org/post/federal-judge-portland-orders-changes-no-fly-list <p>A federal judge in Portland on Tuesday ordered the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI to come up with new rules for the government's no-fly list. The court found travelers labeled as potential terrorists had been deprived of their constitutional rights to due process.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:22:16 +0000 Tom Banse 17372 at http://www.kplu.org Federal Judge In Portland Orders Changes To No-Fly List DOJ obtains phone records of Associated Press journalists http://www.kplu.org/post/doj-obtains-phone-records-associated-press-journalists <p><span style="color: rgb(54, 54, 54); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; line-height: 20px;">The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', 'Book Antiqua', serif; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(54, 54, 54);">The records obtained by the Justice Department listed incoming and outgoing calls, and the duration of each call, for the work and personal phone numbers of individual reporters, general AP office numbers in New York, Washington and Hartford, Conn., and the main number for AP reporters in the House of Representatives press gallery, according to attorneys for the AP.</p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 21:23:16 +0000 The Associated Press 8759 at http://www.kplu.org DOJ obtains phone records of Associated Press journalists Governor tells feds not to worry about Washington's legalization of marijuana http://www.kplu.org/post/governor-tells-feds-not-worry-about-washingtons-legalization-marijuana <p></p><p>Washington's top officials met with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in Washington D.C. today and tried to reassure the Obama administration that Washington's new marijuana law won't result in distribution of pot outside the state. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:46:24 +0000 Paula Wissel 7610 at http://www.kplu.org Will deal with Dept. of Justice really change police culture? http://www.kplu.org/post/will-deal-dept-justice-really-change-police-culture <p>How do you make sure there is genuine change within the Seattle Police Department? That’s what some Seattle City Council members are asking as the city gets set to implement a police reform plan mandated by an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice.</p><p>For the complete story, click the listen button above.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 19:56:04 +0000 Paula Wissel 6389 at http://www.kplu.org