1,856 to Zero: Secret Spy Court Authorizes 100% of US Government Requests
A secret federal court last year did not deny a single request to search or electronically spy on people within the United States "for foreign intelligence purposes," according to a Justice Department report this week.
Holder: Obama Can Target US Citizens on US Soil for Killing
The President of the United States, according to Justice Department's top lawyer, reserves the right to use lethal military force against U.S. citizens on U.S. soil without judicial review or due process.
Judge Rules Memo on Targeted Killing Can Remain Secret
A federal judge refused to require the Justice Department to disclose a memorandum providing the legal justification for the killing of a United States citizen in Yemen in 2011.
United States Clears 55 Detainees to Leave Guantánamo Bay
The Justice Department announced on Friday that the detainees can now be transferred to other countries, surprising organizations that had sought the names.