One theme was clear during the Georgetown Law Cyberesecurity Law Institute: lawyers need to contain the damage, and don’t tell anyone who doesn’t absolutely need to know.
The Senate Judiciary Committee set June 4 to consider the long-stalled nomination of Jones to become the permanent director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
The expensive agreement between the Justice Department and city mandates widespread changes at the police force.
At least six top positions remain unfilled.
“Why did the department not seek the AP’s assistance with its request or provide notice to the AP prior to issuing the subpoena?” asked House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte.
If confirmed, Fardon would succeed the legendary Patrick Fitzgerald, who ran the office for nearly 11 years before departing last year.
But Democratic and Republican senators squabbled over the timing of the vote.
The Senate Judiciary Committee also heard from Valerie Caproni, who has been nominated to sit on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Todd P. Graves, a victim of a purge when Alberto Gonzales was Attorney General, hopes to make some people in Washington squirm.
The chief judge of Washington’s federal district court said Wednesday that the clerk’s office failed to publicly file an unsealed search warrant in the case.
Rep. Steve Cohen said he believes Siegelman was the victim of a politically motivated prosecution initiated by the Bush administration.
And “collateral consequences” to the economy are only one of nine factors the U.S. Attorneys’ Manual requires prosecutors to consider, Mythili Raman told a House subcommittee.
President Obama is expected to further address legal questions surrounding the drone issue during a counter-terrorism speech at the National Defense University.
The same IRS office that targeted Tea Party group applications for tax-exempt status during the 2012 campaign, released pending confidential applications of the groups to the investigative news website.
An indictment is gutted as a federal judge finds that the difference between “committee” and “subcommittee” is anything but technical.
But those who are disapprove of the the Justice Department’s actions, new poll finds.
U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke, who resigned in 2011 in response to the botched gun-walking investigation, violated department disclosure rules when he gave a Fox News producer a memorandum about the case, according to a DOJ Inspector General’s report released today.
The Assistant U.S. Attorney is also on the prosecution team that criminally investigated Fox News journalist James Rosen. UPDATED 9:33 p.m. EDT
Not keeping President Barack Obama way in front of a brewing storm means she failed, a former Clinton adviser asserts.
President Obama offered his confidence in the Attorney General in the wake of a controversy over the Justice Department’s move to secretly obtain two months of telephone records from the Associated Press.
Lawmakers are still navigating the tricky issue of who is responsible for anonymizing consumer data when businesses share cyber threat information.
The Justice Department failed to provide the names of some terrorists in the witness protection program to the center that maintains the government’s watch list used to keep dangerous people off airline flights, according to an Inspector General report.
The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously recommended confirmation of Sri Srinivasan for a prestigious seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
The Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee narrowly sent Tom Perez’s nomination to the full Senate, where it is likely to face further challenges.
House Republicans expressed disbelief today that the Attorney General has no written record of his recusal in the high-stakes First Amendment matter.
Three Republicans crossed party lines to vote to confirm the San Francisco lawyer.