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Sarah N. Lynch

Union says Trump appointee may be improperly influencing Justice Department crime victim grants

Sep 04 2019

WASHINGTON A unit of the largest U.S. public employees union has filed a complaint with the Justice Department’s Inspector General alleging that an appointee of President Donald Trump may be improperly using political criteria gleaned from social media to remove people who have expressed views contrary to Trump's from participating in the process of awarding grants to organizations that provide services to victims of crime.

Union says Trump appointee may be improperly influencing Justice Department crime victim grants

Sep 04 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 A unit of the largest U.S. public employees union has filed a complaint with the Justice Department’s Inspector General alleging that an appointee of President Donald Trump may be improperly using political criteria gleaned from social media to remove people who have expressed views contrary to Trump's from participating in the process of awarding grants to organizations that provide services to victims of crime.

Psychologist approved Jeffrey Epstein's removal from suicide watch

Aug 24 2019

WASHINGTON A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was jailed on sex-trafficking charges had approved his removal from suicide watch before he killed himself, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy report shows broken neck: sources

Aug 15 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON An autopsy of the financier Jeffrey Epstein, who died in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, found his neck had been broken in several places, according to two law enforcement sources. | Video

U.S. federal death row inmate challenges January execution

Aug 15 2019

WASHINGTON Lawyers for one of five federal prisoners scheduled by President Donald Trump's administration for execution have launched a two-pronged legal effort to prevent the government from carrying out the lethal injection slated for January.

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate as prison officials investigate suicide

Aug 14 2019

By Karen Freifeld, Nathan Layne, Sarah N. Lynch and Jonathan Stempel | Video

Warden at New York jail where financier Epstein died is removed

Aug 13 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr ordered the removal of the warden at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, the Justice Department said on Tuesday, after condemning "serious irregularities" at the facility. | Video

Justice Department shakes up staffing at jail where financier Epstein died

Aug 13 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was shaking up staffing at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein died over the weekend while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, announcing it had temporarily assigned a new warden and placed two corrections officers on administrative leave.

Justice Department shakes up staffing at jail where financier Epstein died

Aug 13 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was shaking up staffing at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein died over the weekend while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, announcing it had temporarily assigned a new warden and placed two corrections officers on administrative leave.

Justice Department shakes up staffing at jail where financier Epstein died

Aug 13 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was shaking up staffing at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein died over the weekend while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, announcing it had temporarily assigned a new warden and placed two corrections officers on administrative leave.

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