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Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders a review of police reform consent decrees.

Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.

Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.

Civil rights activists fear the outcome of a DOJ probe into Freddie Gray’s case under the Trump administration.

Baltimore's mayor and the attorney general announce that they've reached an accord on police reforms. The agreement awaits court approval.

Kim Foxx steps into her job as Cook County's top prosecutor with the Chicago police department under federal probe. She promises to make reforms that will end the sense of hopelessness.

The Justice Department is investigating the Tulsa police shooting of an unarmed Black man. They are looking into a possible civil rights violation.

The Department of Justice announced that it will phase out its use of private prisons. There's no need for them with the declining population of federal prisoners.

A lawsuit accuses 13 St. Louis suburbs of extorting poor Black residents. Attorneys say they're operating debtor's prisons.

The plaintiff, Abigail Noel Fisher, charged the ruling was unfair and that she was a victim of racial discrimination.

The Department of Justice and North Carolina filed lawsuits against each other over the so-called "bathroom bill." North Carolina denies that the measure violates the civil rights of transgender people.

The DOJ sent a letter to state and municipal courts instructing them to stop targeting poor people for profit. This comes in the aftermath of a scathing DOJ report of the Ferguson police and courts that targeted poor blacks for fines.