Wednesday’s hearing homed in on a legal issue that could have other repercussions: whether the government is overstretching by pursuing the case through a savings-and-loan crisis-era law known as the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act.
To Justice Department over handling of sexual assault cases.
Majority Leader supported bill to create “race-reliant battleﬁelds” for state elections, says DOJ gadfly.
The Circuit Judges rule Americans have an expectation of privacy in their movements and that warrantless tracking violates the fourth amendment.
GOP incensed that FBI got info on tax-exempt orgs before 2010 election.
FBI Director James Comey announced the criminal investigation during a House hearing today.
For perpetuating “the worst stereotypes” about gays.
Now serving time at federal prison in Cumberland, Md., Kevin Ring had asked a judge to unseal a 2008 reverse proffer from the government that Ring said would illustrate for the public how prosecutors use the threat of long sentences to cow defendants.
James Comey and his wife serve as emergency foster parents.
Why “you don’t have second-year associates [evaluating] Supreme Court nominees,” former Associate AG Tom Perrelli says.
In the past two years the U.S. Justice Department has said it’s broken records on penalties for corporate misconduct at least seven times, including three times this year alone.
The Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member said he would oppose Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik’s confirmation to head the Justice Department’s Office of Legislative Affairs on a permanent basis.
A pioneer of Bank Secrecy Act enforcement is leaving the Justice Department after more than a decade to be a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.
U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance discusses.
Is Boon to Bayonne, N.J., — and Christie
Holder’s old nemesis, Rahm Emanuel, is flopping as Chicago mayor.
Attempt to prosecute 2007 Baghdad shooting not vindictive, judge rules.
The torture memos author faults Obama on constitutional grounds for prisoner swap.
Donald Verrilli reflected on his high-profile job during a visit to Wilton, Conn., which he left in 1975.
On witness stand in trial of Illinois state rep. accused of taking $7,000 bribe.
For potential new FBI Headquarters in Greenbelt, Md., is local attorney Garth Beall, who oversees family trusts that own the real estate.
Ben Singer is fresh off a four-week trial in Texas that resulted in the convictions of two former medical device company executives accused in a $400 million shareholder fraud.
American Lawyer Media has had a rough ride since it was sold to the British in 2007.
Allegations of corruption and shakedowns in the state attorney general’s office.
FBI and Utah DPS raid Mark Shurtleff’s home.
The decision reversing U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in the Southern District of New York can be viewed here.
The requests have become more frequent and pervasive, prompting public scrutiny. But prosecutors and judges are keeping the details secret – even long after cases have ended and despite any national security connection.
Former Mayor of Charlotte, N.C., Patrick Cannon, pleads guilty. U.S. Atty Tompkins vows to probe further.
An Oklahoma City bombing-era task force was last slated to meet on Sept. 11, 2001. It’s now being revived after 13 years of focus on the threat abroad.
DOJ renews Oklahoma City bombing-era task force.