The lion’s share of penalties reflected two primary areas of focus by the department -– cartel investigations of the auto-parts industry and Libor rate manipulation cases.
Congress should rewrite Voting Rights Act, board writes.
Column: Is it fair to seize all a defendant owns without showing its criminal source?
Telly Hankton became the latest criminal defendant to use revelations of misconduct by DOJ officials to try to help his case.
The book seller said the complaint should be thrown out just like its predecessor.
Kenyen Brown, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, said roughly a third of this 55 employees have been furloughed since Tuesday.
The 51-page filing came a week before Kilpatrick is to be sentenced in federal court for two dozen crimes, including racketeering conspiracy, fraud and tax offenses.
Lee worked in the office of chief counsel in the Division of Corporation Finance and as counsel to former SEC Commissioner Roel C. Campos.
Prosecuting companies isn’t a substitute for punishing individuals who commit corporate crimes.
How AUSAs are handling the memo in one federal district.
Board: Prosecutors want an admission of wrongdoing to help the tort bar.
To date, U.S. and British authorities have charged seven men and fined four financial firms about $2.7 billion in the investigation into the manipulation of the London interbank offered rate (Libor).
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said documents about inflammatory comments posted online by federal prosecutors were crucial to his defense against corruption charges.
The Nashville-based retailer claims fines are unenforceable under California law because they are intended to punish.
The U.S. government in July obtained a search warrant demanding that Edward Snowden’s e-mail provider, Lavabit, turn over the private SSL keys that protected all web traffic to the site, according to to newly unsealed documents.
Justin Savage will work alongside the EPA’s former head of civil enforcement, Adam Kushner, and former DOJ Environmental Defense trial attorney, Madeline Fleisher.
“While the vast majority of litigants who now must endure a delay in the progress of their matters do so due to circumstances beyond their control, that cannot be said of the House of Representatives, which has played a role in the shutdown that prompted the stay motion,” the judge held.
Plaintiffs claim the company illegally spied on communications from non-Yahoo! users for financial gain.
Civilian federal trials first envisioned would have been so much simpler.
In a Sept. 30 filing made public this week, the Justice Department said that disclosing information on the specific number and, in some cases, nature of government requests would “be invaluable to our adversaries,” the filing said.
Two senators urged the DEA and DOJ in 2011 to shutter the website, which they said provided a cornucopia of substances through anonymous purchases.
The antivirus software company seeks dismissal of a second amended data security complaint.
Is Holder taking the logical course of action, or going double or nothing?
Is Holder playing Don Corleone to Dimon’s Bonasera?
Department lawyers are asking the court to halt all proceedings in the case because of the budget-related government shutdown.
Prosecutors and staff are taking turns coming in to work, Rhode Island U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha told a local newspaper.
The cooperating person has provided information—including emails—suggesting the bank vastly overstated the quality of mortgages that were being bundled into securities and sold to investors before the financial crisis.
The former prosecutor served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York.
The legal team that overturned California’s ban on same-sex marriage is targeting Virginia to launch another challenge aimed at convincing the Supreme Court that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry no matter where they live.
North Carolina, Texas represent only one front in battle to protect voting rights.
"Eric has been in enough difficult jobs at this point, including this one, where he understands that the highs and the lows of what this town thinks -- who is up and who is down -- is completely irrelevant.” -- White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler