Commentary: The Brooklyn U.S. Attorney has the best chance of any Obama nominee to be confirmed in the new Republican-led 114th Congress. But it was politically negligent that it took two months to figure it out.
The New York Times, coming late to the story, has joined other news outlets in reporting that the Brooklyn U.S. Attorney is has risen to the top of an ever-changing short list.
Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz found that Executive Office for Immigration Review may have violated federal nepotism laws by hiring student relatives of the office’s three most senior officials.
To expand hacking powers.
‘No question’ release timed to avoid being used in elections, chairman says.
Holder has pledged to stay on until a successor is confirmed – a prospect that is seeming increasingly dicey as the clock has ticked down and the political terrain changes.
Will GOP succumb to special interests if Perez tapped for AG?
‘Well placed sources’ tout DHS deputy, but so unlikely: incoming Sen. Judiciary Chair Grassley ripped him on EB-5 visas.
Raoul Weil was the highest-level executive to face criminal charges in the long-running Justice Department investigation.
Justice Department officials provided House investigators with thousands of documents related to Operation Fast and Furious that President Obama had previously claimed were exempt from congressional review.
In an “election eve dump,” as House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) put it, DOJ handed over 64,280 pages of documents, a release that is still only a [...]
“Issa and his idiot cronies never gave a damn about this when all that was happening was that thousands of Mexicans were being killed with guns from our country,” Holder wrote to top aides on April 15, 2011.
on foreign exchange trading disclosed.
Justice Department investigators have all but concluded they do not have a strong enough case to bring civil rights charges against Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., law enforcement officials said.
The department, with lawyer’s blinders on to the public relations disaster, labeled James Rosen a criminal co-conspirator in a national security leak.
The move would allow the lame-duck congress to confirm Holder’s replacement.
“Scary beyond belief,” GWU Law Professor Stephen Saltzburg says of a legal theory that would dramatically change the rules if adopted by the courts.
Filled with “self aggrandizing” conspiracy anecdotes.
Allegedly accessed Vegas villas in sports betting probe after disabling Internet.
Former Homeland Security secretary notes she hasn’t been asked to serve.
Perez would be the nation’s second hispanic Attorney General.
Loretta Lynch would be the first black woman to lead the U.S. Department of Justice.
Asks U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall to investigate Gov. Kitzhaber (D) on honest services fraud.
Joel Levin is the top deputy in Northern District of Illinois U.S. Attorney office.
Nobel Peace Prize laureates urge Obama to release it.
Into police treatment of journalists in Ferguson.
“Like a family reunion on steroids.”
Will be tried in Eastern District of Virginia, a first for Afghan battlefield detainee.
The Criminal Division veteran has, since 2011, served in the Justice Department Inspector General office.
True the Vote had sued over delay in tax-exempt status.
Former Asst. AG Jo Ann Harris was the special counsel who condemned prosecutor Michael Emmick’s tactics.
The Senate Democratic leader describes the Republicans' refusal to hold hearings on President Obama's eventual Supreme Court nominee "historically unbelievable and historically unprecedented."