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.
Loretta Lynch is the first Obama cabinet nominee to go before the Senate since Republicans took control in the November election.
He is already serving in the Justice Department’s No. 3 position in an acting capacity.
Outgoing AG wins spy conviction without calling reporter to testify
Government document describes national database.
After Sheldon Silver indictment, pundits ponder whether Preet’s got political ambitions.
Sheryl Attkisson is witness at nomination hearing.
The U.S. Attorney’s office in Brooklyn quietly retreated on what it has once described as a major case, in wake of civil forfeiture controversy and just before hearings for the Attorney General nominee.
Though likely to win confirmation, the attorney general nominee will face questions on issues like immigration, war and the IRS.
Humane Society honors FBI Director for tracking animal cruelty offenses.
The conviction is a significant victory for the Obama administration, which has led an unprecedented crackdown on officials who speak to journalists about security matters without the administration’s approval. Prosecutors prevailed after a yearslong fight in which the journalist, James Risen, refused to identify his sources.
IG faults DOJ in wake of Colombia scandal.
The new chair and vice chair have replaced Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch and acting Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates.
The arrest of Mr. Silver, a Democrat from the Lower East Side of Manhattan who has served as speaker for more than two decades, sent shock waves through the political establishment and upending the new legislative session.
The investigation by the F.B.I., which is complete, found no evidence to support civil rights charges against the officer, Darren Wilson, the officials said.
Leonzo D. Lynch, a pastor in Charlotte, had strong words on the MLK holiday.
Leslie Caldwell’s client was a bad guy who got leniency in exchange for informing, NRO says.
WSJ editorial begins, “It isn’t often that we praise Eric Holder ….”
Court filing reveals department arm had its own secret database.
The Attorney General nominee will come before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Jan. 28 and 29, Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) announced.
Horn succeeds Sally Quillian Yates, who was nominated this month to be Deputy Attorney General, the Justice Department’s No. 2 official.
K. Dee McCown is now director of Global Security and Loss Prevention at W.W. Grainger, Inc,
Taking selfies at the Louvre while world leaders marched for unity, Jon Stewart “discovers.”
A phrase that limited protections to individuals engaged in “ordinary newsgathering activities” is being changed to simply say “newsgathering activities,” narrowing prosecutors’ room to maneuver.
Calling the actions by top department brass a “harmful procedural error,” the Jan. 2 decision sustained a 2013 ruling from an administrative judge that overturned the suspensions of Alaska Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joseph Bottini and James Goeke.
The firm’s new global investigations and white collar defense practice will focus on banks and financial services companies facing government scrutiny and litigation in multiple jurisdictions.
Kamala Harris wants to be “a fighter” for middle class families, children, students, immigrants and seniors.
In 2008, according to the report, the F.B.I. assumed the power to review email accounts the N.S.A. wanted to collect through the “Prism” system, which collects emails of foreigners from providers like Yahoo and Google.
Elizabeth Prewitt worked on the LIBOR and Forex cases.
Jeffrey D. Robinson and Kristine Hamann will review D.C. U.S. Atty’s office cases.