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Tag Archives: Merrick Garland

Biden Administration Launches Anti-Trafficking Task Force

Vice President Kamala Harris

President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday announced a new anti-trafficking and human smuggling task force operation in the Northern Triangle countries and Mexico. Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the initiative during a joint press conference with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei while in Guatemala on her first official foreign trip. “Transnational human smuggling …

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DOJ To Investigate Louisville Metro Police Department

Merrick Garland

United States Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a civil investigation into Louisville Metro Government and the Louisville Metro Police Department Monday. Garland said the Justice Department would investigate whether there is a pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing at LMPD. The investigation will determine whether LMPD unlawfully executes …

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Department Of Justice To Investigate Policing In Minneapolis

Merrick Garland

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday that the Justice Department is launching a “pattern or practice” investigation into the Minneapolis police department. “Today, I am announcing that the Justice Department has opened a civil investigation to determine whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional …

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Merrick Garland Confirmed As U.S. Attorney General

Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden‘s nominee for Attorney General, was confirmed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate. His confirmation comes nearly five years to the day since President Barack Obama nominated him to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. He was never given a confirmation hearing by …

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