In a weekend ruling, the Transportation Department granted preliminary approval to British Airways and American Airlines to jointly schedule and price flights.
“Senators who disagree can vote against her nomination, and make clear their reasons,” the Judiciary Committee Democrats wrote in an editorial.
After being targeted for weeks by Republicans and supporters of military commissions, the Attorney General has struck a deal with President Obama’s advisers: They’ll let him speak out more, and he’ll allow them to help sharpen his message, The New York Times reports.
In an interview with ABC News, Dick Cheney acknowledged that some Bush officials also wanted terrorists tried in civilian courts rather than in military custody.
Once the target of scores of protesters, “torture” memo author John Yoo doesn’t seem to attract them like he used to.
The plans are the latest in a series of DOJ initiatives to fight crime in Indian country, which former Deputy Attorney General David Ogden said last month has hit “unacceptable levels” and is diminishing the quality of life for American Indians.
The nominee for the Western District of Kentucky has volunteered on a number of political campaigns over the years. Hale, nominated on Jan. 20, is one of five nominees who have recently completed Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaires.
The nominee for the Eastern District of New York previously served as the district’s U.S. Attorney from June 1999 to May 2001 during her tenure of more than a decade at the Eastern District of New York office.
The nominee for the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana also serves in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.
The nominee for the Eastern District of Kentucky has been on the boards of directors of a number of financial firms.
The nominee to be U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia has been an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the district since 2001.
Readers of the online magazine Slate have the solution Eric Holder and the Justice Department have been searching for – they say hold the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Detroit, Mich.
The nominees to lead the Office of Legal Counsel, Tax Division and Office of Legal Policy were stalled in the Senate for months last year before they were returned to the White House in December and re-nominated last month.
In a federal court filing late yesterday, Google took several swipes at rivals and asked a federal judge to approve its plan to create a massive digital library of out-of-print books.
A winter storm that is bringing several inches of snow to the South has closed U.S. Attorney’s offices in five districts.
President Obama tapped Susan Carbon on Oct. 5 for the directorship of the office that handles grants to combat violence against women. UPDATED at 12:45 p.m.
President Barack Obama will help select the location of the trial of Khalid Sheik Mohammed and insert himself into the process that has faced major political setbacks, The Washington Post reports.
The Senate has now confirmed 34 U.S. Attorneys. The Senate Judiciary Committee has yet to schedule votes another 12 would-be U.S. Attorneys.
The lawyer for Robert Flanagan, arrested for tampering with the phones at Sen. Mary Landrieu’s office, met with prosecutors Wednesday.
Lawyers for the Environment and Natural Resources Division persevered through difficult conditions. One beneficiary: The endangered Delta smelt.
Provisions added to the latest version of a Senate job creation bill would keep in place the “lone wolf,” business records and “roving wiretap” powers until Feb. 28, 2011.
Kenneth Kohl, the lead prosecutor in the government’s case against Blackwater security guards, told The Washington Post that he was worried that reaction to the dismissal of the case could cause “federal prosecutors to flinch at taking on tough cases involving complex legal issues.”
In this period of globalization, many entities other than recognized multinationals are taking the first steps in doing business overseas. For them, a thorough understanding of not onlythe FCPA, but also patterns of SEC and DOJ activity, is necessary to navigate the shoals of enforcement.
U.S. Attorney Ed Tarver named James Durham to be the first assistant in his office. Brian Rafferty will be criminal division chief.
A three-judge federal panel in Philadelphia will hear arguments in a case that asserts that cell-phone tracking raises serious privacy issues.
Two influential Senate Democrats told President Barack Obama today they support Attorney General Eric Holder’s handling of terrorism suspects.
Bad weather in the Northeast continued to hamper Department of Justice operations in Washington, D.C., and at six district U.S. Attorney’s offices. Many staffers have been able to work from home.
Two former Blackwater Worldwide employees have filed a lawsuit against the private security company, alleging multiple violations of the False Claims Act, including filing false receipts, double-billing and charging the government for strippers and prostitutes.
The Missouri senator today became the second Senate Republican and third prominent conservative to call for Eric Holder to step down over his decisions on terrorism cases.
Nude dancing is not necessarily a crime of “moral turpitude” warranting deportation, a divided Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.
BEST FCPA LAWYERS PRACTICE GROUP OF THE YEAR. Main Justice held an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., to honor top firms in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arena. This video shows announcement of the finalists and winner in the Practice Group of the Year category.
"Are you saying there was no paper trail here?" - Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) to AG Eric Holder about his undocumented recusal in the Associated Press leak probe.