David Meister led the commission’s enforcement arm during years of record penalties and is returning to the firm he left in 2010.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said NYC had reached a deal with civil rights lawyers over the police practice.
Speaking at a New York State Bar Association event Thursday, Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole said the Justice Department wanted to send more names to White House for clemency consideration.
The Attorney General has called for more judicial discretion in drug sentencing.
The amount is a significant increase from the previous request for $863 million.
He said DOJ is “working under them as if they were in place.”
Former state legislator Renee Gill Pratt asked to join Danziger Bridge shooting case.
Investors plan to continue pursuing company despite settlement.
The Attorney General has been trying for more than four years to fulfill President Barack Obama’s campaign promise to close the notorious U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
A criminal defendant in Colorado has launched what could shape up to be a decisive fight over the constitutionality of U.S. government surveillance.
But the reason the photos weren’t released was that many of the victims’ families in Newtown, Conn., didn’t want the tragedy exploited for political purposes.
The Attorney General fielded an array of questions before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The Attorney General appeared at an oversight hearing before the Senate panel today.
Zach Fardon and Sarah R. Saldaña were among those tapped to sit on Advisory Committee.
In one of his first public speeches since joining the SEC in August, Republican Commissioner Michael Piwowar said that the Financial Stability Oversight Council is “reaching into the SEC’s realm” and posing “an existential threat” to the agency and other regulators.
These types of invasions of privacy demand a law enforcement response.
The challenge is locating the perpetrators and bringing them to the U.S. to face charges.
DOJ looking to revitalize environmental enforcement with ENRD nominee.
DOJ IG testifies before Congress on the top challenges facing grant management.
The department revised its policy in response to a lawsuit before FISA court.
The trial comes a year after Nagin was indicted on charges that he accepted bribes in exchange for lucrative city contracts.
The program is the largest assault in a five-year DOJ crackdown on offshore tax evasion.
Prosecutors and the CFTC are looking at whether a trading desk conducted its own futures trades before conducting those on behalf of clients.
DOJ weighing civil and criminal actions against dozens of banks in new initiative, “Operation Choke Point.”
An appeals court grants a brief stay from the monitor tormenting the tech giant.
Two firms that have been at odds over a Chevron verdict are both representing clients in expanding bridge scandal.
Editorial Board: Court looks at the extra-judicial mugging of tech firm.
The Attorney General gave a wide-ranging interview to msnbc.
Steven Donziger said he’s hired Deepak Gupta as his lead appellate counsel in the RICO case.
His defenders point to his active role in negotiating a string of government settlements.