Office of Legal Counsel’s Leondra Kruger would be court’s youngest member.
Tim Heaphy will step down at the end of 2014 after more than five years in office and plans to enter private practice.
Credit Suisse agreed to the payout as part of a more than $2.5 billion settlement with several government authorities, including the U.S. Department of Justice and New York State’s financial services department.
The president nominated Roseann A. Ketchmark to serve as District Judge for the Western District of Missouri.
Thanks to record-setting fines against banks, the amount was more than triple what was collected in 2013.
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In a congressionally mandated annual report, DOJ Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz identified seven areas that he believes represent the Department’s most urgent concerns.
Reflection on the Obama administration’s treatment of journalists
The Justice Department is reportedly using planes to intercept phone data.
Former FBI assistant director writes scathing letter to president.
Prosecutors Say Martin Dunki Conspired to Help U.S. Citizens Hide Hundreds of Millions of Dollars.
Justice Department give banks December deadline.
The Attorney General also addressed the pending grand jury decision related to the August shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
David Rivera’s consideration has been pending since June.
Justice Department admits it misled federal court.
Shows the lessons banks have learned.
Kelly T. Currie could be acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York if Lynch is confirmed as Attorney General and until the president names a permanent replacement.
With the appointment of Loretta Lynch, the two-time U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, there is an opportunity for the Justice Department to take a tougher approach to financial crime.
Holder braces state officials.
Attorney General Eric Holder’s support – and a process of political elimination plus a really good interview – explain the Brooklyn U.S. Attorney’s nomination for Attorney General.
Family of slain border patrol agent reacts.
“He was the face of the Justice Department in the South.”
The Brooklyn U.S. Attorney’s nomination has not provoked a major outcry from Republicans, a sign she still stands a strong shot at being approved to lead the DOJ even in a GOP-led Senate — unless she trips up during her confirmation hearings.
A packed schedule after the election is almost certain to push the vetting process for Loretta Lynch into January, when Republicans are set to take power in the Senate.
On Sunday, Lynch was spotted at the Zora Neal Hurston-themed Eatonville on 14th Street NW with a party of about 12, including her family.
Eligible to pick among a trio of committee chairmanships in the coming Republican-majority U.S. Senate, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley has settled on the powerful Judiciary Committee.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, is in line to chair the committee that considers federal judicial appointments, including Supreme Court nominations, as well as oversight of the Department of Justice and agencies within the Department of Homeland Security.
One of Lynch’s top achievements in New York was leading the prosecution of five white police officers accused of committing ghastly brutality against a Haitian immigrant.
There’s just one hitch: the Loretta Lynch President Obama nominated to his cabinet and the Loretta Lynch who served as one of Bill Clinton’s defense attorneys during the Whitewater probe are two entirely different people.
Lynch is a popular prosecutor who is in her second stint as U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of New York, appointed by President Obama in 2010.
The Senate Democratic leader describes the Republicans' refusal to hold hearings on President Obama's eventual Supreme Court nominee "historically unbelievable and historically unprecedented."