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by Marisa Iati | February 6th, 2015

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.

by Dylan Tokar | February 6th, 2015

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.

by The Wall Street Journal | February 5th, 2015

Deputy associate attorney general Geoffrey Graber is slated to testify.

by Bloomberg | February 5th, 2015

The new investigation of the Swiss bank comes six years after it resolved another tax-evasion case with the Department of Justice.

by CBS News | February 5th, 2015

The Attorney General nominee will need two more Republicans to clear the GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee.

by | February 5th, 2015

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.

by Breitbart News | February 5th, 2015

“Oh, she’s going down,” the Kentucky Republican said.

by Techdirt | February 5th, 2015

Sen. Wyden gets the “middle finger” on long-ignored information requests, Techdirt says.

by The Washington Post | February 5th, 2015

I didn’t politicize the DOJ; Bush did.

by James Bovard | February 5th, 2015

Opinion: Exonerating government officials who commit politically-approved crimes.

by Marisa Iati | February 4th, 2015

Eileen Maura Decker and John W. Huber would fill spots left vacant in 2014.

by The State | February 3rd, 2015

FBI is vetting a replacement for Bill Nettles, newspaper’s sources say.

by Josh Kovensky | February 2nd, 2015

By “setting back the clock” to before sequestration began in winter 2011, the proposed budget will also contain new funding for foreign evidence assistance.

by Politico | January 30th, 2015

Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch of Utah and Jeff Flake of Arizona both said after Lynch testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that they would vote to confirm the federal prosecutor, believing she is qualified to succeed Eric Holder.

by Politico | January 30th, 2015

The set of challenges facing Lynch as Attorney General are so daunting she could wonder why she wanted the job. Cybercriminals are testing the tech-challenged government’s ability to keep up, relations between police and minority groups are badly frayed and the public is sharply divided over the legitimacy of widespread surveillance.

by Reuters | January 30th, 2015

He had quit the National Commission on Forensic Science on Wednesday.

by The Washington Post | January 29th, 2015

Opinion: The Attorney General nominee managed at Wednesday’s hearing to be both assertive and anodyne in her testimony, expert in the law but opaque about controversial legal matters.

by Politico | January 29th, 2015

GOP-called witnesses blasted the Justice Department’s record under the current attorney general.

by CNN | January 29th, 2015

Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, New York, is President Barack Obama’s pick to succeed Holder at the helm of the Justice Department, a post that has increasingly become fraught with political controversies and clouded by Holder and Congress’ mutual contempt for each other.

by The Daily Caller | January 29th, 2015

“The message has already been received: if you cross the administration with perfectly accurate reporting that they don’t like: you will be attacked and punished,” Attkisson said Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

by The Wall Street Journal | January 29th, 2015

to take over as acting Public Integrity chief, maybe permanently?

by New York Daily News | January 29th, 2015

Nashville?

by Jackson Clarion Ledger | January 29th, 2015

The former U.S. Attorney in Jackson, Miss., is recalled as a “great public servant.”

by National Review | January 28th, 2015

The Alabama Republican cited the Attorney General nominee’s defense of the president’s executive action on immigration as a primary concern.

by ABC News | January 28th, 2015

That question, posed to Loretta Lynch nearly two hours into her confirmation hearing to be the next attorney general, seemed to encapsulate what every Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee was likely thinking.

by Politico | January 28th, 2015

Multiple GOP senators used Lynch’s confirmation hearing to press her on Obama’s executive actions on immigration, although she said little beyond calling the administration’s legal rationale for the actions “reasonable.” Her refusal to weigh in much further visibly frustrated some Republicans, who have been the biggest critics of the president’s efforts to stop deportations for nearly 5 million immigrants who are here illegally.

by Politico | January 28th, 2015

Her statement came after Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) asked whether she believed waterboarding was torture. Leahy also referred to the report on enhanced interrogations that the Senate Intelligence Committee — then under Democratic control — released in December.

by | January 28th, 2015

“I look forward to fostering a new and improved relationship with this committee, the United States Senate, and the entire United States Congress,” Lynch said as the Senate Judiciary Committee began a two-day hearing on her confirmation.

by Time Magazine | January 28th, 2015

Lynch, who is set to face a tough hearing for the post, started a chapter of the sorority at Harvard with current Attorney General Eric Holder’s wife, Sharon Malone. Though the connection was seen as controversial to members of the right-wing media, her sorority sisters proudly donned the organization’s signature colors—crimson and cream—in the hearing room.

by The New York Times | January 28th, 2015

Republicans have been particularly critical of the president’s decision last year to unilaterally ease the threat of deportation for millions of unauthorized immigrants. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. approved the legal justification for that action.