While investigators in New York focused on gathering evidence around the drug sales, law enforcement in Maryland began mapping the operation.
Last week, attorneys in the Civil Division asked U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson to grant an interlocutory appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Column: We are indebted to him.
Column criticizes nominee to lead division.
A federal judge’s theories.
Two assistant U.S. Attorneys, Antonia Apps and Arlo Devlin-Brown, will get their turn in the spotlight.
What role did politics play in airline merger retreat?
Attorney General Eric Holder gave a wide-ranging interview to The Washington Post’s Sari Horwitz.
The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division chief also told lawmakers about the continued strain of the sequestration on hiring.
Michael Steinberg’s trial is expected to be an important test of the theories underpinning the government’s pending civil case against Steve Cohen, who doesn’t face criminal charges.
What may draw the most GOP criticism is likely one of Debo Adegbile’s greatest professional achievements — arguing before the Supreme Court in Shelby County v. Holder.
Impeach Holder for not defending an unconstitutional law!
“Day after day, I watched lines of young people, most often young men of color, stream through my courtroom,” Holder told ex-offenders Thursday during a visit to a St. Louis courthouse.
Although the investigation is at an early stage, authorities are already signaling the likelihood of a legal crackdown.
If confirmed, he will replace Tom Perez, who became Secretary of Labor earlier this year.
Rep. Pete Olson of Sugarland — a former chief of staff to the state’s senior senator, John Cornyn — today filed articles of impeachment with the support of five other Texas House members.
Feds are scrutinizing JPMorgan’s ties to the daughter of former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao as part of a wider bribery investigation into whether the bank swapped contracts and jobs for business deals with state-owned Chinese companies.
DOJ’s approval of the American Airlines-US Airways deal may hurt consumers.
Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) is leading the charge, along with 10 other House Republicans.
The 1974 Tunney Act requires that any DOJ antitrust settlement go before a federal judge to determine if the deal is in the public interest.
A veteran prosecutor, James Lord spent more than 20 years at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Seattle.
… and everybody wins.
Board: DOJ retreats on airline merger to avoid losing in court.
“[T]he episode leaves the DOJ having to explain what the past few months of aggressive lawyering was all about,” a Dallas Morning News editorial writer opined.
Caroline Diane Krass is currently Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.
Federal prosecutors plan to make their recommendation this week on whether they believe Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should face the death penalty if convicted in the deadly attack.
Sean Joyce was appointed deputy director of the bureau in September 2011; He will be replaced by Mark Giuliano, the special agent in charge of the Atlanta Division.
That said, why settle this case? Because in the ways I have discussed, this settlement improves on a problematic status quo. It provides more competition than exists today in this industry.
The Department of Justice today announced that it is requiring the airlines to divest slots and gates at key constrained airports across the country to low cost carrier airlines in order to enhance system-wide competition in the airline industry resulting in more choices and more competitive airfares for consumers.
A federal judge recommended that a large firm turn over e-mails and other data that may help the government decide which banks to sue for packaging shoddy mortgages into securities that fueled the financial crisis.
"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