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June 13, 2018

By Justin Rood

Justice Department Threatens Investigation of Investigation (of Investigation)



Rod Rosenstein Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly threatened to ask the House of Representatives’ top lawyers to investigate the House Intelligence Committee. It’s a confusing idea. Here’s why.

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Topics: Government Accountability

May 29, 2018

By Christine Ostrosky

The Difference Between Law and Justice



Mickey Edwards On May 13, POGO Board Member and former Member of Congress Mickey Edwards addressed the graduating class of the Oklahoma City University School of Law, encouraging the graduates to evaluate just and unjust laws with compassion.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Justice System

May 23, 2018

By Jake Laperruque

ICE Backs Down on “Extreme Vetting” Automated Social Media Scanning



ICE cyber monitoring In a major victory for civil rights and civil liberties advocates, ICE has shut down its plan to include unreliable automated social media scanning as part of an “Extreme Vetting” program. However ICE’s plans for Extreme Vetting are still problematic, espe

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Topics: Government Accountability, National Security, Contract Oversight

May 11, 2018

By Mort Rosenberg

Why Congressional Inquiries Trump Federal Investigations



Comey memos DOJ When the Justice Department shared former FBI Director James Comey’s Trump-related memos with Congress, executive branch defenders were outraged. They’re wrong, and here’s why.

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Topics: Government Accountability

April 6, 2018

By Jake Laperruque

Three Key Reforms for Facial Recognition and Body Cameras



Facial recognition Police departments are moving forward with plans to incorporate real-time facial recognition in body cameras, creating serious risks to privacy and due process rights. Before adding facial recognition to body cameras, law enforcement should enact three cri

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Topics: Government Accountability, National Security

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