Federal prosecutors are strong-arming defendants into pleading guilty and overpunishing those who do not, critics say.
“Like so many – in every corner of the globe – I have regarded President Mandela as a personal hero for decades.”
Law enforcement and civil rights groups are quietly lobbying behind the scenes on the potential nomination of Justice Department official Roy Austin to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
“I know that his skills, his energy, and his considerable talents will enable him to make a profound difference here in the Eastern District,” the Attorney General said.
The Attorney General said U.S. investigators and their European counterparts are continuing to look at possible manipulation of rate-setting.
“Every one of your contributions exemplifies the most rigorous standards of professionalism, reflects the highest integrity – and embodies the very best of what it means to be a public servant.”
President Obama asked Kathryn Ruemmler to stay until spring.
Nicholas Oldham first-chaired jury trials on computer-related cases and served as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Georgia.
Carlin has been nominated to be the Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division.
Donald Davis, who lead the Western District of Michigan office for four years, is retiring after four decades as a prosecutor.
Anyone who’s had the privilege of working with Zach over the years – in fact, anyone who has followed his career – understands why President Obama chose to appoint him to this important and prestigious office.
Veteran trial attorney Brent Snyder replaces Scott D. Hammond, who joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP earlier this month.
Justin Herdman previously served as deputy chief of the national security, human rights and organized crime unit in the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Ohio.
Andrew Luger has been nominated to be the U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota and Damon Martinez the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico.
The deal even earned the Attorney General praise from Republican Rep. Ted Yoho, who recently called for his impeachment.