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Monumental Disaster at the Department of the Interior

Scientific American – A new report documents suppression of science, denial of climate change, the silencing and intimidation of staff: “…In a new report, Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has … Continue reading

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Document: Don't Take Trump's Tweets Literally, Justice Department Argues

The Department of Justice submitted an unusual court filing in litigation over the release of the Carter Page FISA, arguing that the president's statements on Twitter concerning the Page FISA should not be assumed to be accurate or based on … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Eases “Yates Memo” Requirements for Cooperation Credit

One of the important questions about U.S. Department of Justice’s approach following the change of Presidential Administration two years ago was whether DOJ would continue  emphasizing its policy of individual accountability in the agency’s 2015 statement known as the Yates … Continue reading

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Employee terminated for using department vehicle for non-work related purposes

Employee terminated for using department vehicle for non-work related purposesDep’t of Transportation v. Mirhosseini, OATH Index No. 916/18A civil engineer with the New York City Department of Transportation was charged with repeatedly using a Department van for non-work related purposes; … Continue reading

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U.S. State Department Adds New Hotels to Cuba Restricted List

On November 15, 2018, the U.S. State Department added several new Cuban hotels to its List of Restricted Entities and Subentities Associated with Cuba (“Cuba Restricted List”).  The recent update includes the additional of 16 hotels, with 26 newly identified … Continue reading

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