Department of Justice

DOJ to Create Standards for Forensic Testimony

The Department of Justice will develop guidelines to ensure that forensic testimony meets scientific standards. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the plan Monday, saying the DOJ is fully committed to strengthening forensic science, especially in the courtroom.

DOJ Slams Chicago Sanctuary City Lawsuit

The Department of Justice quickly fires back against a lawsuit by the city of Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel filed the suit against the department over a new policy aiming to withhold federal crime fighting funds from sanctuary cities.