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by Jennifer Koons | January 15th, 2014

James Baker had previously worked with FBI Director James Comey at DOJ and Bridgewater.

by Stephen Dockery | October 23rd, 2013

Sean McKessy says he may be forced to encourage tipsters to report alleged securities law violations directly to his office for investigation, if companies continue to win court victories diminishing whistleblower protections against workplace retaliation.

by Jeffrey Benzing | September 11th, 2013

Government wants final comments on cybersecurity standards before an October deadline.

by Jennifer Koons | August 5th, 2013

The administration passes along top-secret tips to law enforcement officials and then instructs them to conceal how their investigations started — not just from defense lawyers but also sometimes from prosecutors and judges.

by The Washington Post | July 31st, 2013

The Obama administration will declassify the directive to Verizon to turn over a vast number of Americans’ phone records during this morning’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

by Jennifer Koons | June 18th, 2013

Last week, an attorney for Terrance Brown asked a federal judge to order the government to determine whether the NSA has phone call records that could help exonerate his client.

by Jennifer Koons | June 14th, 2013

“The safety of the American people and safety of people in allied nations is at risk,” the Attorney General said during a U.S.-European Union ministerial meeting in Dublin.

by Jennifer Koons | June 12th, 2013

The case could be the first of many such efforts by defendants who will argue they are entitled to access whatever meta-data is collected by the agency as part of their defense, say legal experts.

by Jennifer Koons | June 12th, 2013

“Assertions in the press that our compliance with these requests gives the U.S. government unfettered access to our users’ data are simply untrue,” David Drummond, Google’s chief legal officer, wrote in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller.

by Jennifer Koons | June 10th, 2013

The Guardian, which first broke the story, identified former CIA technical assistant Edward Snowden as the source of the leak.

by Jennifer Koons | June 7th, 2013

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte said the American people “deserve to hear” from the Attorney General directly regarding his knowledge of the criminal investigation into Fox News reporter James Rosen.

by Mary Jacoby | June 6th, 2013

The president’s senior adviser also brushed aside talk of Eric Holder stepping down, predicting that the attorney general would “be in his position for quite a while.”

by Jennifer Koons | June 6th, 2013

Foretelling a future congressional investigation, Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk told the Attorney General to make sure to keep all records of the surveillance order.

by Jennifer Koons | June 6th, 2013

UPDATE: “I’m a Verizon customer, it doesn’t bother me one bit for the National Security Administration to have my phone number,” Graham said. “You keep up what you’re doing. And if you’ve gone outside the lane, you fix it.”

by Katy O'Donnell | May 24th, 2013

One theme was clear during the Georgetown Law Cyberesecurity Law Institute: lawyers need to contain the damage, and don’t tell anyone who doesn’t absolutely need to know.

by Jennifer Koons | April 18th, 2013

Tom Perez, the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, is nominated to be the next Labor Secretary.

by Jennifer Koons | April 15th, 2013

The Labor Department nominee will appear before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee later this week.

by Jennifer Koons | April 12th, 2013

The House Oversight Committee chairman subpoenaed the private emails of the nominee to lead the Labor Department ahead of his confirmation hearing next week.

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by Elizabeth Murphy | August 16th, 2012

But the department ultimately allowed the more than $3.5 billion deal go through.

by Bloomberg | August 15th, 2012
by Matthew Volkov | June 13th, 2012

The department is looking into whether cable companies are colluding to contend with online programming providers.

by Elizabeth Murphy | December 21st, 2011

A Justice Department spokeswoman confirmed the Antitrust Division is looking into recent Verizon transactions.

by Samuel Knight | November 8th, 2011

Attorney General Eric Holder told Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wisc.) that the Justice Department is fully committed to attempting to stop the merger in court.

by Samuel Knight | November 1st, 2011

Ajit Varadaraj Pai is a former Office of Legal Policy senior counsel, who has also worked for Verizon and previously held positions at the FCC.

by Mary Jacoby | September 20th, 2011

In concluding that Kevin Ring’s recommended sentence should be no more than 4 years 9 months, U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle suggested prosecutors had tried to retaliate against him for exercising his constitutional right to a trial.

by David Baumann | August 31st, 2011

Justice officials said Wednesday that they were suing to block the $39 billion merger of the nation’s second and fourth largest wireless telephone companies.

by Channing Turner | August 25th, 2011

Holder met with the families Wednesday, amid rumors of hacking of the families.

by Channing Turner | August 5th, 2011

Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and John Cornyn of Texas say the merger would be a positive step.

by Aruna Viswanatha | May 25th, 2011

The SEC approved new rules, following a high-pitched lobbying campaign by business interests.

The Senate Democratic leader describes the Republicans' refusal to hold hearings on President Obama's eventual Supreme Court nominee "historically unbelievable and historically unprecedented."