The Second Amendment Protection Act criminalizes federal enforcement of gun laws.
President picks Andrea Wood, an attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division, and Colin Stirling Bruce, a First Assistant U.S. Attorney in the state’s Central District.
There’s a civil way to speed up justice in minor criminal proceedings: let defendants stay home.
The Inspector General found that the U.S. Bureau of Prisons lacks clear standards on when to grant compassionate release to inmates with terminal illnesses and limited life expectancies.
Is the president’s recess appointment power effectively dead?
Editorial: It’s the president’s responsibility to deal with it — and close the prison.
Dozens of human rights groups and faith-organizations are calling for an end to the indefinite detention and torture of prisoners.
Michael Sullivan lost a three-way primary in a special election for the seat previously held by Secretary of State John Kerry.
The Inspectors General of the Department of Justice, the Intelligence Community, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of Homeland Security announced they would jointly investigate the government’s handling of intelligence information in the lead up to the attack.
The president reiterated a past quip about the Attorney General during this year’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner.
David Fein said he will leave three years into his four-year term to pursue a job in the private sector.
The president discussed a wide range of issues, including his reiterated pledge to close Guantanamo Bay, during a press conference this morning marking the first 100 days of his second term.
Commentary: Some lawmakers too quick to claim Tsarnaevs couldn’t have acted alone.
The investigation into possible misconduct at the U.S. Attorney’s office may continue “for some time,” according to a motion filed last week.
Three women and three men have been tapped to serve on the high-profile committee.
Why the same flawed legal framework for questioning of suspected terrorists?
The Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General has had a busy first month on the job, taking the lead on the high-profile confirmation of Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez, nominated to head the Department of Labor.
It is essential to produce honest answers, even if this reveals mistakes.
Eric Holder told CNN on Saturday that “everything was done appropriately” in the questioning of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Commentary: From Perez to Rice and Hagel, GOP using identical playbook to slur Obama.
Damon Martinez has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney since 2001.
The former acting director of ATF under Bush denied knowledge of similar gunwalking operations during his tenure.
The “third branch” is involved in disputes of constitutional importance between the White House and Congress.
Federal prosecutors said Thursday that Bulger’s lawyers are making false claims that the gangster was granted immunity from prosecution for his crimes, without showing any evidence.
Commentary: Attorney General must decide whether Boston bomber could be executed.
Republicans lawmakers take another shot at derailing Perez.
The government ethics agency launched an inquiry into whether Minnesota U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones retaliated against a subordinate, an issue complicating his nomination as ATF director.
Former FBI senior cybersecurity adviser Paul Tiao is leaving his post at the agency to join the privacy and data-security practice group at Hunton & Williams.
Is FBI focused enough on the real bad guys?
Bipartisan mandatory minimum bill represents common sense reform that Holder should strongly endorse.
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.