White House counsel Kathy Ruemmler, Labor Secretary Tom Perez or Solicitor General Donald Verrilli are seen as the most likely choices among White House and Justice Department insiders.
With the White House expected to name its choice to succeed Eric Holder soon, there’s only a little time left for the other 21 people on the “short list” to enjoy their Washington status moment.
UPDATED: Tuesday, Sept. 30
The newspaper and former reporter Audrey Hudson sued the government last year after her notes were seized during a search of her home by the Maryland State Police and U.S. Coast Guard.
Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn said Monday the debate over replacing Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will “take a lot of oxygen out of the air” for the post-election lame-duck session
Conservative author says Manhattan U.S. Attorney targeted him for prosecution because of his politics.
Rio Arriba County Sheriff Tommy Rodella had accused New Mexico U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez of prosecuting him in a vendetta over disputed Fish and Wildlife Service work.
Durkan would not only make history as the first openly gay Cabinet member, she was an early leader on perhaps the most high-profile issue now before the Justice Department: police abuses.
Meanwhile, as recently as this August, Obama was still trying to persuade Holder to stay, according to a source familiar with the conversation.
U.S. District Judge John D. Bates in Washington, D.C., says the Justice Department has no excuse for trying to delay release of the index of documents until the day before the mid-term elections.
The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York says the debate over punishing individuals versus institutions is misplaced.
Companies with an international footprint must create smart risk-based compliance programs that take into account the proliferation of new foreign anti-corruption statutes.
The international award expands the reach of the SEC’s whistleblower program.
The Deputy Chief in the Justice Department Criminal Division’s Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section will join law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP on Oct. 6.
A major new shift in tone as the Criminal Division’s Marshall L. Miller yokes leniency for corporations seeking to settle charges to their willingness to give up employees for prosecution.
The policy shift is expected to increase coordination between Main Justice prosecutors and the 94 U.S. Attorneys’ offices throughout the nation.