An assistant U.S. attorney in California has filed suit alleging the Justice Department discriminated against him because he is black and gay.
Despite a fine and ridicule from a federal judge, a leader of the movement that believes Barack Obama was born in Kenya and thus isn’t eligible to be president perseveres.
The president submitted to the Senate a large batch of nominees, including William J. Hochul Jr., right, for the Western District of New York. Obama has nominated 42 U.S. Attorneys.
A partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, Machen has specialized in complex civil litigation, white-collar criminal defense and internal corporate investigations.
The government alleged that the oil company systematically deducted costs, reduced the value of gas, and reported processed gas as unprocessed in order to cut down royalty payments.
The Congressional Research Service report, requested by Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) surveyed dozens of investigations of the controversial community organizing group.
The Federal Trade Commission has asked for more information on Google’s proposed purchase of mobile advertising service AdMob, according to a post on Google’s public policy blog.
Brett Tolman has been the state’s top prosecutor since 2006.
The agency closed its investigation into Scott & White Healthcare’s purchase of King’s Daughters Hospital in Texas, after it could not find an alternate buyer.
Attorney General Eric Holder has appointed Gary Grindler, one of the Criminal Division’s top officials, to serve as acting Deputy Attorney General, effective Feb. 5. David Ogden announced earlier this month that he was stepping down as deputy.
The FTC signed off on a merger deal, with changes, between Agrium and CF Industries Holdings.
The new section in the Justice Department’s Criminal Division will prosecute torture, genocide, child soldiers and war crimes.
The Justice Department is investigating Gerard B. Sullivan of Rhode Island to determine if he attempted to use his position to avoid charges.
Behind the controversial voter intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party lies a network of conservative activists – including one who worked from inside the Department of Justice, on a protected perch as a career civil service attorney.
J. Christian Adams, a career attorney in the Voting Section, attended a panel on the issue of civil rights at the Federalist Society’s National Lawyers Convention in November.
The President nominated William Nettles, a defense lawyer in Columbia, S.C., for the post. He was recommended to the White House in August.
The two departments argued over a similar application earlier this year.
Bea Hanson is currently the chief program officer for Safe Horizon, a non-profit crime victim assistance organization in New York.
The Obama Justice Department has made hate crimes prosecutions a priority and frequently highlighted cross-burning prosecutions.
The FBI has released 333 pages of files on the late Michael Jackson, detailing threats against the pop star as well as investigations into possible child molestation offenses.
The chamber approved, 60-39, an amendment that would incorporate elements of the proposed Health Care Fraud Enforcement Act into the health care bill.
The surge was driven by a sharp increase in cases filed against immigration violators, according to Justice Department data analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.
Politico reports that the top-secret security clearance of a former FBI linguist who pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents raises questions about the security clearance process.
The former Detroit Assistant U.S. Attorney received national media attention for his handling of a 2003 terrorism trial, which prompted a Justice Department ethics investigation into whether he committed misconduct.
The sale of a Diebold Inc. unit that makes voting machines to competitor Election Systems and Software, is coming under increased scrutiny as new details emerge.
Witnessing the arrival of caskets holding the remains of three Drug Enforcement Administration agents who died in Afghanistan last October was “the most difficult evening” so far in his tenure, Attorney General Eric Holder says in a new interview.
Attorney General Eric Holder recently talked with Newsweek’s Daniel Klaidman for the magazine’s Jan. 4, 2010, issue.
Harry Shorstein, a Middle District of Florida U.S. Attorney candidate, told The Florida Times-Union that the unsealing of a court order is a “slick” endeavor to spoil his bid for U.S. Attorney.
An amendment to repeal the antitrust exemption for health insurers is not included in the latest Senate version of the health overhaul bill that the Senate will vote on this week.
The Justice Department wants to bar the public from a federal district court hearing on Jan. 7 in the Blackwater criminal case because it may result in the disclosure of classified information.
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.