Yahoo’s threatened fine if it didn’t comply with U.S. demands for email, unsealed docs show.
A 32-year veteran of the Civil Division, Branda is filling the position left vacant by Stuart Delery, now acting Associate Attorney General.
A Freedom of Information Act request of Inspector General records reveals a “startling array” of transgressions that failed to result in firing or prosecution.
A reporter knocked on his door and was treated to a three-hour catharsis.
The Associate Attorney General was given a send-off from the Great Hall at Justice headquarters after five years helping to lead the department.
Although his identity can be found in news articles searchable via Google, a stigma associated with mental illness tipped the balance in the plaintiff’s favor, U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ruled.
Tony West was honored at Justice Department headquarters in Washington, D.C., today.
Judge Amy Berman Jackson rejected the House Oversight Committee’s effort to force the attorney general to give a date for the specific policy decision used as grounds for withholding each disputed document from the panel. But she also asked DOJ to produce a privilege log for assessment.
The Western Texas U.S. Attorney is nominated to be a federal judge.
DOJ’s departing No. 3 recalls JPMorgan negotiations.
To truly punish banks, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and others tell Fed governor.
Probe of former Amb. to Iraq and Afghanistan revealed after blogger finds documents in Vienna prosecutor’s trash.
The Justice Department’s No. 3 official will join former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson at the soft-drink maker, Bloomberg reports.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) called the situation “outrageous” at House Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Michael Horowitz, the DOJ’s independent watchdog.
House Oversight Committee Republicans have accused the Justice Department of trying to keep Andrew Strelka from questioning, while Office of Public Affairs Director Brian Fallon makes a wrong call.
Congressional hopeful John Katko in New York is a former prosecutor.
5th Circuit’s Jennifer Elrod had pointed questions about holding of Air Force major.
Suh is the first high-level appointment announced by Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, who is moving to put her stamp on the Criminal Division after nearly four months on the job.
Commentary: Today, the legal sector sneers at scalability. Most legal work is delivered by artisans: highly credentialed (read “expensive”) lawyers solving each problem anew. The result is a predictable mess.
Memory loss is common in crashes of this nature, Vermont state police say of ex-FBI director’s accident.
James Risen has resisted testifying about his source in CIA leak case.
The current Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division will serve as the Justice Department’s acting No. 3 official after the departure on Sept. 15 of Associate Attorney General Tony West.
Public Integrity Section Deputy Chief David Harbach delivered the winning closing arguments in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
OK, government will tell you if you ask.
“Shut up,” a Port Authority police supervisor at the bridge allegedly told an officer who had reported “hazardous” conditions at the bridge.
Federal authorities confirmed Tuesday that they had launched an investigation into the shooting death of 22-year-old black man who died in March while in the backseat of an Iberia Parish, Louisiana police car.
The family of Victor White III had demanded a Justice Department probe after the Iberia Parish coroner ruled that White, whose hands were [...]
Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision represents the Obama administration’s most aggressive step to address the shooting of teenager Michael Brown, which set off often violent clashes between police and protesters.
Sen. Al Franken, up for reelection, tells Holder the president needs a plan to fight Islamic militants
Former U.S. Attorney may run for Indianapolis mayor.
West, the Associate Attorney General, and Durkan are two of the longest-serving Senate-confirmed Justice Department officials in the Barack Obama administration.