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Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Trump administration over what he claims was his wrongful termination and the defamation he endured at the time of his firing. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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The Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, which hears cases from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, stands in Lower Manhattan, N.Y., on Jan. 18. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Impact On Federal Courts: Judicial Nominees By The Numbers

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DOJ Could Resume Executions In The Federal Prison System As Early As December

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Justice Department To Resume Federal Executions In December

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Lawmakers Question Mueller Over His Report On Russian Election Interference In 2016

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What To Expect From Robert Mueller's Congressional Testimony

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From left, Hugh Hurwitz, acting director of the Bureau of Prisons; Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen; and David Muhlhausen, director of the National Institute of Justice, appear at a press conference at the Department of Justice on Friday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Thousands Freed From Prison Custody As DOJ Implements Sentencing Reform Law

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DOJ Says Local Governments Need To Prepare For Ransomware Attacks

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Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski at Justice Department headquarters. He oversees more than 600 prosecutors and the others who work in the criminal division. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Financier Taken Into Federal Custody On Allegations Of Sex Trafficking

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Washington, D.C., Prosecutors Launch Restorative Justice Program For Juveniles

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If the restorative justice program works, the victim and the offender discuss what happened and agree on a way to move ahead so that criminal charges are dismissed. Anke Gladnick for NPR hide caption

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D.C. Prosecutors, Once Dubious, Are Becoming Believers In Restorative Justice

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Recording artist Meek Mill is seen on April 2 at a Philadelphia gathering to push for changes to Pennsylvania's probation system. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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'Wake-Up Call' About A Broken System: New Study Shows Failings Of Probation, Parole

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The Justice Department under Attorney General William Barr has declined to defend in court the Affordable Care Act or a congressional ban on female genital mutilation. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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