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.
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.
FBI is vetting a replacement for Bill Nettles, newspaper’s sources say.
By “setting back the clock” to before sequestration began in winter 2011, the proposed budget will also contain new funding for foreign evidence assistance.
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.
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.
He had quit the National Commission on Forensic Science on Wednesday.
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.
GOP-called witnesses blasted the Justice Department’s record under the current attorney general.
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.
Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge says her sources at the FBI and Justice Department are “super pissed off” with the White House for commenting on the Hillary Clinton email investigation.