Justice Department Statement on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Texas SB8

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice Friday released the following statement from spokesman Anthony Coley following the Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health et al. v. Jackson:

Justice Department Awards More Than $17.5 Million to Support Project Safe Neighborhoods

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced Thursday that it has awarded more than $17.5 million in grants to support the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Program. Funding will support efforts across the country to address violent crime, including the gun violence that is often at its core.

Woman Convicted of COVID-19 Relief Fraud

Houston, Texas - A federal jury convicted a Texas woman Wednesday for defrauding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) of over $1.9 million in loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Misbranded Vitamin B12 Injectables

Des Moines, Iowa - An Iowa man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge related to the sale of misbranded vitamin B12 injectable drugs, the Department of Justice announced.

Office on Violence Against Women Announces Awards to 11 Indian Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Wednesday announced awards to 11 Indian Tribal governments to support them in exercising special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction (SDVCJ). The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013) recognized the authority of tribes to exercise SDVCJ over certain defendants, regardless of their Indian or non-Indian status, who commit crimes of domestic violence or dating violence or violate certain protection orders in Indian country.