Senators voted 52 to 43 to advance the nomination of David J. Barron to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. A final confirmation vote is expected on Thursday.
Kathryn Ruemmler rejoins the firm after five years in government – one at the Justice Department and four at the White House.
In: Not too big for a vigorous spanking.
An awful lot to talk about.
Judge seeks middle ground in privilege dispute.
“I was just three years old in 1954, when Brown was decided…[M]y generation was the first to grow up in a world in which ’separate but equal’ was no longer the law of the land .. I also knew .. that this country wouldn’t automatically translate the words of Brown into substantive change.”
Justice Dept. bracing for blow-back.
The voice vote approval came eight months after the Morgan Lewis partner was nominated.
Two of the District of Columbia’s top lawmen are at odds again.
The 41-year-old will lead the “next generation” of lawyers in the firm’s Strategic Response Group, advising companies on complex matters intersecting with law enforcement, regulation, Congress and the media.
Gov’s former campaign manager Bill Stepien demands a correction.
Judge nixes conservative group’s request for their names.
… of his criticism of the GOP’s obsession with voter ID laws.
A 28-year veteran of the Justice Department and the top career officer in the Office of Public Affairs, Talamona will now head up communications for the Securities and Exchange Commission. UPDATED 3:16 p.m.
Amid a rising tide of fraud, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in 2011 designated newly enrolling home health care agencies as high-risk providers.
Jan Mann and Sal Perricone resolved disciplinary proceedings by agreeing to federal court ban.
Gov. Christie’s spokesman, formerly of the U.S. Attorney’s office, said he didn’t know.
Democratic senators Udall and Wyden say Justice wasn’t forthcoming at the Supreme Court.
Michael Drewniak, a former spokesman for the New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s office under Chris Christie, said Tuesday he didn’t know if anyone in the governor’s office investigated possible criminal violations in connection with the September George Washington Bridge lane closures.
The legislation is a priority of current U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who has pushed to reduce racial disparities in sentencing and the overall number of people serving long prison sentences for drug crimes.
Pokorny is the third former Eastern District prosecutor to join the litigation boutique, founded in 2011.
Prepared to testify about federal marijuana enforcement policy before a House Oversight Committee hearing, O’Neil ended up facing rapid-fire questioning from Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan (R) about the IRS probe.
Pugnacious New York Republican, now under indictment, was once an FBI agent.
“Everybody’s gone completely crazy,” Kentucky Republican says.
Originally charged with manslaughter in 2007 Baghdad shooting.
Ex-U.S. Attorney Colm Connolly, a Republican, was party’s best hope for taking Beau Biden’s place.
Fate of David Barron’s appeals court nomination still unclear.
The IRS political hot potato gets tossed to U.S. Attorney Ron Machen
How to stay out of regulatory trouble in an era of heightened enforcement and slower growth.
Democratic Sen. Chris Coons has reportedly apologized to black leaders for his vote in March against the nomination of Debo Adegbile.