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.
Next U.S. Attorney is “natural leader.”
“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.
Commentary: Will Obama let him go?
Commentary: By the Justice Department’s logic, doing basic reporting is committing a crime.
“I’m troubled by the possibility that leak investigations may chill the investigative journalism that holds government accountable.”
“As part of that review, the Attorney General will consult a diverse and representative group of media organizations.”
The president asked Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a 45-day review of the department’s guidelines on the issue.
The search warrant described the journalist as a criminal co-conspirator for reporting on North Korea’s nuclear testing.
If confirmed, Fardon would succeed the legendary Patrick Fitzgerald, who ran the office for nearly 11 years before departing last year.
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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.
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Rep. Steve Cohen said he believes Siegelman was the victim of a politically motivated prosecution initiated by the Bush administration.
Commentary: Its long overdue admissions are paired with praise for Obama’s supposed commitment to transparency.
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.
Commentary: Obama should appoint a respected, independent-minded Attorney General.
Spread of the speech police under Obama has long been apparent.
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.
Jarod J. Douglas joins the Northern District of West Virginia U.S. Attorney’s office.
Sharyl Attkisson said that the intrusion into her computer began in February 2011, when she was reporting on the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) said many questions remain the Justice Department’s subpoena of reporters’ phone logs.
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"I am not going to respond to what I view as the ad hominem attack on this prosecutor." -- Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Malis in response to remarks from then-private attorney Eric Holder.