The former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division is also a Northwestern University economics professor.
The award for Exceptional Service went to team implementing the Supreme Court’s U.S. v. Windsor decision striking down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, barring federal discrimination against same-sex couples.
Comey wants access to high-tech devices from Apple and Google.
Pistole served more than four years atop the agency created in the aftermath of 9/11.
Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Matters Ronald Cimino joined the division in 1973 and served as a mentor to young lawyers.
Lynch’s success convicting terrorists and white-collar criminals in her four years as the U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn has made her a leading candidate for the No. 2 spot at the Justice Department.
After woman sprinkled powdery substance in the reception area.
Racial remarks from 5th Circuit’s Edith Jones weren’t prejudicial, panel rules.
Named to the position on an acting basis, Gupta is also the White House’s choice to head the division permanently, the Washington Post reported.
Advisers have reportedly warned Obama that Ruemmler would encounter tough questioning in confirmation hearings regarding recent scandals involving the Secret Service.
Denis McInerney will be a partner in Davis Polk’s litigation department after serving as Chief of the Department’s Fraud Section and as Deputy Assistant Attorney General.
The White House is pushing off the nomination at the request of Senate Democrats, who asked the White House to delay naming a successor to Eric Holder.
Petrobras stocks are skyrocketing as scandals have eroded Brazilian President Dilma Roussseff’s lead over Aecio Neves.
The Department’s Community Relations Service has been working to mediate conflict in Ferguson.
The court filings could be further fodder for critics who complain that the Obama administration has mounted an unwarranted campaign of legal intimidation against reporters and their sources.
A controversial federal subpoena against NYT reporter james Risen is facing another review.
David Green, the SFO’s director, mounted a robust defense of his agency in the wake of the revelation that Theresa May is to revive plans to roll the SFO into the UK’s wider crime-fighting force that she oversees.
The Department of Justice has reached a $38 million settlement with Extendicare.
Michael McCrum won’t be investigated for charging too much.
The Supreme Court blocked Texas and Wisconsin from implementing voter-ID laws that could have been used to disenfranchise minority voters.
Another factor that could be slowing down the White House’s decision making: the expected resignation soon of Deputy Attorney Genearl Jim Cole.
Congressional Republicans question whether President Obama’s former White House counsel helped sweep under the rug a White House connection to the Cartagena prostitution scandal.
Opinion: Don’t let our era’s Teddy Roosevelt be trundled off to Washington.
The attorney general joined former President Bill Clinton in speaking at the Clinton Presidential Center to the United States Conference of Mayors in Little Rock, Ark.
The review follows an incident in which a federal agent used a woman’s photographs and other personal information to create a fake Facebook account as part of a drug investigation.
It’s a report that’s been the talk of Washington’s intelligence community for months, yet lawyers for the nation’s premier intelligence agency—the CIA— improbably maintained it didn’t have a copy.
Brian Sutter’s move is a sign that the SEC and DOJ insider trading probes of Congress are serious.
Video posted after Supreme Court upheld early-voting trims.
Randy Luskey was in the Criminal Division at SF U.S. Attorney’s office.
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington, D.C., called the motion suggesting the Attorney General might need to be jailed to force compliance “entirely unnecessary.”