U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana Donald J. Cazayoux Jr. and assistant U.S. Attorney J. Lane Ewing Jr. will join Long Law Firm LLP next month.
“This is not a program that is off the books,” Cole assured members of the House Intelligence Committee during today’s hearing.
Last week, an attorney for Terrance Brown asked a federal judge to order the government to determine whether the NSA has phone call records that could help exonerate his client.
The list represents the final recommendations of a task force of national-security agencies President Obama put together in 2009 as part of his unfulfilled pledge to close the prison within a year.
The tally was 89 to 0 in favor of confirmation, with 11 senators not voting.
The Israeli diamond magnate was identified as “CC-1″ in an FBI affidavit, a knowledgeable person said.
The announcement comes following weeks of back and forth between Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and the Justice Department over a comment the Attorney General made when appearing before the committee on May 15.
British prosecutors plan to file criminal fraud charges against former UBS and Citigroup trader Tom Hayes for allegedly trying to manipulate benchmark interest rates, according to people familiar with the plans.
Currently a partner at Skadden, Cliff Sloan has had a diverse career, including serving as the publisher of Slate, former associate White House counsel for President Clinton and an assistant to Solicitor General Kenneth Starr.
The hotel chain is challenging the FTC’s role as a data privacy enforcer.
“The safety of the American people and safety of people in allied nations is at risk,” the Attorney General said during a U.S.-European Union ministerial meeting in Dublin.
The FBI director also warned of the impact of the sequestration on the bureau during what will likely be his last appearance before the House Judiciary Committee.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg called the possibility of a federal monitor “a terrible idea” during a press conference this afternoon.
The government may also see crucial NSA cybersecurity staff furloughed for 11 days.
The Senate Judiciary Committee this morning approved by voice vote the acting Associate Attorney General’s nomination.
Meanwhile, Republicans are training their sights on the Attorney General.
The case could be the first of many such efforts by defendants who will argue they are entitled to access whatever meta-data is collected by the agency as part of their defense, say legal experts.
The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, Donald J. Cazayoux, Jr., is stepping down July 1, his office announced today.
The investigation arose from an SEC exam of Direct Access Partners by the New York Regional Office. Foreign bribery practitioners say securities exams are an important way for foreign bribery to come to light.
“Assertions in the press that our compliance with these requests gives the U.S. government unfettered access to our users’ data are simply untrue,” David Drummond, Google’s chief legal officer, wrote in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller.
After a nearly one-month trial in Tuscon, former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi (R) was found guilty by a federal jury today of 17 criminal offenses related to a federal land-swap deal in which he used his influence as a member of Congress to profit personally.
Robert O’Neill began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan under legendary D.A. Robert Morgenthau.
The governor selected John Hoffman, 47, as a temporary replacement for former state Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa, whom the governor tapped to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.).
Acting ATF Director Jones Fields Questions about Fast & Furious, Gun Control and Whistleblowers During Nomination Hearing
Stuart Delery also appeared before the committee as part of his nomination to permanently head the Civil Division. But his presence seemed to be an afterthought for most senators on the panel who turned their attention to Jones.
Ann L. Arbor tackled some of the department’s most challenging criminal fraud cases against corporations and businesses.
The Guardian, which first broke the story, identified former CIA technical assistant Edward Snowden as the source of the leak.
This spring, an administrative judge overruled the suspensions of James Goeke and Joseph Bottini for allegedly failing to turn over exculpatory evidence during the Justice Department’s botched prosecution of the late Sen. Ted Stevens.
House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte said the American people “deserve to hear” from the Attorney General directly regarding his knowledge of the criminal investigation into Fox News reporter James Rosen.
The president’s senior adviser also brushed aside talk of Eric Holder stepping down, predicting that the attorney general would “be in his position for quite a while.”
Jeffrey S. Chiesa, the state’s attorney general, will briefly fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg.
Foretelling a future congressional investigation, Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk told the Attorney General to make sure to keep all records of the surveillance order.
“There’s some things that I want to do, some things I want to get done. I’ve discussed that with the president,” Holder told NBC News.
This same decision that his critics have deemed as self-righteous has been hailed by his supporters as a sign that he would put the law above his own politics.
The Justice Department has taken four months longer than expected to select the corporate monitor for the British bank, which settled money laundering and sanctions-related charges for $1.92 billion in December.
Joye Frost is currently the Deputy Director of the office, which is located within the Office of Justice Programs.
Even some Democrats are hinting that it may be time for a rest from running a Department of Justice bureaucracy of 116,000 people.
Johnson did not elaborate on his decision saying he would not discuss his political future while he serves at U.S. Attorney.
McKay served as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington from 2001 to 2007.
The recently confirmed Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs previously served as Deputy Associate Attorney General from 2009 to 2012.
Whitaker served as the U.S. Attorney from 2004 to 2009 during the Bush administration.
A lawyer says he will now seek habeas corpus relief for First Lt. Michael C. Behenna, a move that could yet mean a new trial.
Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) disagreed on whether the Attorney General could continue to effectively do his job.
Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) called a senator’s plan to target gang violence a “white boy solution.”
The selection of the Republican to succeed Robert S. Mueller is viewed as politically shrewd.
The former federal prosecutor is the son of IGI Chairman Terry Lenzner, who started the pioneering corporate intelligence and investigative firm nearly 30 years ago.
A Department of Justice report to Congress cites better cooperation among the FBI, U.S. Attorneys and tribal authorities.
The Deputy Chief of Staff for the Criminal Division will join his former boss, Lanny Breuer, at the firm.