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The Justice Department made 1,745 requests to a secret court for authority to wiretap or search for evidence in terrorism and espionage investigations last year.
The Justice Department has a new watchdog. Michael Horowitz was confirmed as the inspector general at the end of March.
The Office of Personnel Management will convene an interagency workgroup in the coming weeks to establish governmentwide policies on domestic violence in the federal workplace. Rob Shriver, deputy general council for policy at OPM, has an update on the personnel agency's progress.
The Justice Department has reached a $1 billion settlement with 41 American Indian tribes that had brought 72 separate lawsuits against the U.S. government. Some of the disputes are more than a century old.
Although they are unlikely to face criminal charges, the prosecutors in the Sen. Ted Stevens case have been slammed for hiding evidence and face a dismal career outlook, said a former federal prosecutor.
Gregory Wilshusen, GSA's director of information security issue, discussed a recent report about IT supply chain risks with The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp
FBI allowed the servers to run for 120 days to give owners of infected computers time to clean out the DNSchanger malware. But the bureau dropped the ball on getting the word out.
Lockheed Martin Corporation will pay $15.85 million to settle allegations that one of its contractors sold "perishable tools" on government contracts, according to a release from the Department of Justice.
The Justice Department says Harbert Corp. and four affiliates will pay the government $47 million to settle allegations they conspired to rig bids for a sewer system in Cairo, Egypt, financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Representatives from three agencies spoke with The Federal Drive with Tom Temin about newly released guidelines for federal agencies that are adopting cloud computing.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has given the Obama administration a C- for management under the Freedom of Information Act. Auditors based their grade on transparency work by 17 cabinet-level departments. Auditors evaluated how agencies track and make decisions about FOIA requests, but they did not examine whether agencies are meeting their legal responsibilities.
George Washington University's National Security Archive "awarded the Justice Department the award for 2011 last month for its response to Freedom of Information Act requests and the FOIA policies and guidance that it sets for the rest of government. Nate Jones, the FOIA Coordinator at George Washington University's National Security Archive, joined Francis Rose to discuss the dubious honor and government openness.
The Obama administration urged Congress on Tuesday to keep secret a whole new category of information even under the Freedom of Information Act.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will begin posting monthly lists of Freedom of Information Act requests to the department's three highest offices.
The Justice Department will begin evaluating managers based, in part, on their adherence to its diversity management plan. It's the latest step in a diversity strategy that began in 2010. The department is advising other agencies on how to diversify their workforces ahead of a March 16 deadline for all agencies to complete diversity and inclusion strategies.
The FBI has identified and charged several key members of the hacker collective Anonymous and at least one member of the loose-knit group has turned FBI informant. Alan Paller, the director of research at the SANS Institute joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the recent cybersecurity developments.
An interagency group of senior officials will brief Senate lawmakers today on what would be the response if the nation's critical infrastructure suffered a cyber attack. The meetings come as Senate lawmakers debate two cyber bills that try to address critical infrastructure protection.
Tom Blanton, executive director of the National Security Archive, talks about his group's efforts in recognizing poor compliance with open government practices through its annual Rosemary Award.
Tony West, the head of the Justice Department's civil division, will become the acting associate attorney general, the No. 3 post at the department.
Melissa Taylor, who works in the Law Enforcement Standards Office at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, worked with the Justice Department on recommendations for reducing human error in fingerprint analysis.