Plaintiff City of Brockton Retirement System failed to meet the heightened pleading standards of the 1995 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, ruled U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe in the Southern District of New York.
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.
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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.
Gov. Mike Rounds, the Republican candidate for Senate, supported the visa program for foreign investors that U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson may or may not be investigating.
The international award expands the reach of the SEC’s whistleblower program.
Peter Henning: The Justice Department went on a bit of a charm offensive last week to emphasize to the public that prosecutions for corporate misconduct should not end with just a settlement with the company.
Anchor Brian Williams made an unscripted and imprecise statement on the Nightly News, an NBC spokeswoman said.
A profile of the “complex and philosophical” FBI Director after his first year in office.
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.
The former Justice Department appellate lawyer most recently clerked for Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.
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.
Jill Kelley’s Lawsuit Alleging FBI Privacy Violations in Handling of Petraeus Probe May Partially Proceed
Amy Berman Jackson allowed Kelley to continue with one count of her privacy violation claim over unlawful disclosure of information to the media.
A 32-year veteran of the Civil Division, Branda is filling the position left vacant by Stuart Delery, now acting Associate Attorney General.
A Freedom of Information Act request of Inspector General records reveals a “startling array” of transgressions that failed to result in firing or prosecution.