Carrie Johnson Carrie Johnson is a Justice Correspondent for the Washington Desk.

President Obama says he agrees that Congress should have buy-in on military intervention against the Islamic State. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Legal Questions Loom As Obama Weighs Military Action In Syria

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Former Border Protection Insider Alleges Corruption, Distortion In Agency

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Attorney General Eric Holder participates in a closed-door meeting Wednesday with students at St. Louis Community College, Florissant Valley. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Holder Seeks To Soothe Nerves During Visit To Ferguson

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Law enforcement officials move crowds gathering in Ferguson, Mo. toward the perimeter of the designated marching area after clashes erupted on August 19, 2014. Brakkton Booker/NPR hide caption

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Rights Of Protesters, Media Misunderstood In Ferguson

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What Washington Can, And Can't, Do In Ferguson

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Government Watchdogs Complain Of Closed Doors Set Up By White House

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Long Process Begins To Win Non-Violent Drug Offenders Pardons

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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

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Coaches Help Released Inmates Step From The Cell Into A Job

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By Putting Interrogations On Tape, FBI Opens Window Into Questioning

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Unanimous Vote Could Mean Reduced Penalties For 46,000 Defendants

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Commission To Decide If Some Federal Inmates Will Be Let Out Early

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With A Rules Change For A Lever, Senate Ends Judge's 17-Year Wait

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Justice Dept. Declines To Step Into Dispute Between CIA And Senators

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