A crop of tech-savvy government officials has taken on new prominence in the race to update the nation’s cyber defenses.
Jim Porter previously chaired the organization’s legal affairs committee, which has focused on defeating federal attempts to pass new gun control regulations, including expanding background checks.
The former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, who stepped down over the botched gun-walking investigation, has joined the firm’s Criminal Defense and Privacy & Data Security practices.
The president told Spanish-language television network Univision he doesn’t think it’s fair to say law enforcement “dropped the ball.”
Commentary: GOP wrong to use fair housing case to discredit Perez.
No thanks. Higher salaries may be on the way for federal jurists, and SCOTUS didn’t have to do a thing.
Congress must not let the NRA sway votes on firearm legislation.
Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman said corporate settlements provide a “roadmap” to criminal conduct that helps prosecutors pursue individuals.
Simply put, a company’s cooperation – which can lead us to critical information about wrongdoing by executives and employees – can absolutely make the difference as we assess whether there is proof beyond a reasonable doubt sufficient to charge an individual.
Republican lawmakers ramp up inquiry into the Labor nominee’s involvement in controversial case the day before his scheduled committee vote.
Under fire for pursuing Internet activist Aaron Swartz, she is called “perfect” for the investigation of the Marathon bombing.
Three Romanian nationals were extradited in March to face charges of defrauding customers of PayPal, eBay and other e-commerce sites.
Commentary: Americans choose civil liberties over security laws.
Twenty-one California Democrats have requested the Obama administration probe a report that mental health centers in Nevada are dumping their mental patients across state lines.
David Bergers, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s acting deputy chief of enforcement, is leaving the agency.
Kansas stands behind a new statute that exempts the state from federal gun regulations, Gov. Sam Brownback told Attorney General Eric Holder, suggesting a potential legal battle over the constitutionality of the measure.
The Second Amendment Protection Act criminalizes federal enforcement of gun laws.
President picks Andrea Wood, an attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division, and Colin Stirling Bruce, a First Assistant U.S. Attorney in the state’s Central District.
There’s a civil way to speed up justice in minor criminal proceedings: let defendants stay home.
The Inspector General found that the U.S. Bureau of Prisons lacks clear standards on when to grant compassionate release to inmates with terminal illnesses and limited life expectancies.
Is the president’s recess appointment power effectively dead?
Editorial: It’s the president’s responsibility to deal with it — and close the prison.
Dozens of human rights groups and faith-organizations are calling for an end to the indefinite detention and torture of prisoners.
Michael Sullivan lost a three-way primary in a special election for the seat previously held by Secretary of State John Kerry.
The Inspectors General of the Department of Justice, the Intelligence Community, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of Homeland Security announced they would jointly investigate the government’s handling of intelligence information in the lead up to the attack.
The president reiterated a past quip about the Attorney General during this year’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner.
David Fein said he will leave three years into his four-year term to pursue a job in the private sector.
The president discussed a wide range of issues, including his reiterated pledge to close Guantanamo Bay, during a press conference this morning marking the first 100 days of his second term.
Commentary: Some lawmakers too quick to claim Tsarnaevs couldn’t have acted alone.
The investigation into possible misconduct at the U.S. Attorney’s office may continue “for some time,” according to a motion filed last week.
ERNST & YOUNG LLP's BRIAN LOUGHMAN ON TRENDS IN GLOBAL FORENSIC ACCOUNTING: Loughman, the Americas leader of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, discusses how increased government enforcement, awareness of corruption risk and an emphasis on proactive compliance assessments by corporations is driving double-digit growth in the New York-based practice he leads.
"Former Congressman Renzi’s streak of criminal activity was a betrayal of the public trust and abuse of the political process.” -- Mythili Raman, acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division.