DOJ fines NSA hackers who assisted UAE in attacks on dissidents | ZDNetBaier, Adams and Gericke will pay a total of $1,685,000 after creating multiple smartphone exploits that were used to target opponents of the UAE government. FBI releases first 9/11 document after Biden orderThe Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday released the first of what is expected to be several documents related to its investigation of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and suspected Saudi government support for the hijackers, following an executive orde Justice Department seeks emergency order to block Texas abortion ban enforcementJustice Department lawyers argued that urgent action was necessary because the state had Justice Dept. unveils new rules on federal monitors overseeing local police reformsU.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland wants to bolster public confidence in efforts to rein in unconstitutional and abusive policing. DOJ announces agency-wide limits on chokeholds and no knock entriesThe Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would be significantly restricting agency use of chokeholds, carotid restraints and no-knock warrants moving forward, a decision that comes as national police reform legislation has stalled in Congress. Texas abortion clinics will be protected, Justice DepartmentThe US Justice Department pledge comes after a near-total ban on abortions took effect in the state. Justice Department seeks order against Texas abortion lawThe Texas law, known as SB8, prohibits abortions once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity — usually around six weeks, before some women know they’re pregnant. Federal govt launches civil rights probe of Georgia prisonsThe U.S. Department of Justice has announced a statewide civil rights investigation into Georgia prisons Biden targets crowds outside Texas abortion clinicsWomen will be protected from “intimidation and obstruction” while trying to access abortion clinics in Texas, the US attorney-general said, as the Biden adminis Colorado finds Denver suburb has record of discriminatory policingColorado's Attorney General found the police department in the Denver suburb of Aurora has routinely violated state and federal law by engaging in racially biased policing and the use of excessive force, a report released on Wednesday showed.