The outgoing Attorney General has spent much of his professional life in or around the 1930s-era Art Deco building housing the Department of Justice headquarters in Washington.
Holder Backs Moratorium on Lethal Injections
Johnson will join retiring North Dakota U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon in working for Minneapolis-based law firm Robins Kaplan LLP, sources tell the Associated Press.
The outgoing AG spoke of a ‘mindset change’ on Tuesday.
A Texas District Judge blocked the president’s immigration action.
Thomas D. Shakeshaft became a partner in DLA Piper’s Chicago office after serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois from January 2004 to January 2015.
After more than four years in office, Purdon will stay in North Dakota to establish a branch office of an as-of-yet undisclosed national law firm in Bismarck.
The bank’s 2012 settlement looked bad then, but seems preposterous now.
Negotiations begin over a consent decree to reform the Cleveland Police.
Tim Heaphy left his position as U.S. Attorney in the Western District of Virginia in December. He will head up the firm’s white-collar investigations practice.
Senators will decide on Loretta Lynch on Feb. 26
George Karavetsos returns to the Food and Drug Administration after 11 years in the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of Florida.
Head of department’s INTERPOL branch secured jobs for son and relatives.
Veteran Justice Department attorney Jeanne Davidson faced a warning from Sen. Charles Grassley to expect further questioning, even as she sailed through the Senate Judiciary Committee on a voice vote.
Deputy associate attorney general Geoffrey Graber is slated to testify.
The new investigation of the Swiss bank comes six years after it resolved another tax-evasion case with the Department of Justice.
The Attorney General nominee will need two more Republicans to clear the GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the Majority Whip and a Judiciary Committee member, won’t support Loretta Lynch for Attorney General but also blasts Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s bid to block a vote.
“Oh, she’s going down,” the Kentucky Republican said.
Sen. Wyden gets the “middle finger” on long-ignored information requests, Techdirt says.
I didn’t politicize the DOJ; Bush did.
Opinion: Exonerating government officials who commit politically-approved crimes.
Eileen Maura Decker and John W. Huber would fill spots left vacant in 2014.
Jose Socrates, who was detained late Friday, was due to appear before a judge for questioning on Saturday regarding an investigation of suspicious banking operations and money transfers, according to a statement from the prosecutor’s office.
FIFA said its investigation found no corruption and has no reason to reopen the bidding process.
In a hearing today, the Justice Department argued that even if the Costa Rican utility could be declared a “victim,’’ it still would not qualify for procedural standing in the courts because there is no judgment from which to appeal. While several Alcatel subsidiaries pleaded guilty to FCPA violations in Costa Rica and elsewhere, the parent company paid the global settlement under a deferred prosecution agreement.
Dressed in brown Bureau of Prisons scrubs, Jean-René Duperval declined to speak. But he cast his head down as his wife described her husband as a good father and son. UPDATED 5/22 with comment from the Justice Department.
Jean-Rene Duperval was found guilty by a Miami jury late Monday afternoon UPDATED: 3/13 with comment from the Justice Department.
Robert Antoine, who pleaded guilty to money laundering charges, testified against Jean Rene Duperval in federal court Tuesday.
Jean-Rene Duperval, whose money laundering trial opened Monday, is the first foreign official to be tried in the United States in connection with a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case.
The Senate Democratic leader describes the Republicans' refusal to hold hearings on President Obama's eventual Supreme Court nominee "historically unbelievable and historically unprecedented."