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By Stephen Dockery | September 17, 2014

Principal Deputy Asst. Attorney General Marshall L. Miller emphasized that corporations won't get leniency from DOJ if they don't help build criminal cases against culpable employees.

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NBC News Walks Back Report That Feds Won’t Charge Christie

Anchor Brian Williams made an unscripted and imprecise statement on the Nightly News, an NBC spokeswoman said.

There’s a New War on Terror. What is James Comey Up To?

A profile of the “complex and philosophical” FBI Director after his first year in office.

Bank Secrecy Act Enforcer Seetha Ramachandran Departs DOJ for Private Practice

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.

Kelsi Corkran to Orrick

The former Justice Department appellate lawyer most recently clerked for Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.

Justice Dept. Puts New Emphasis on Need for Companies to Gather Evidence Against Employees

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.

DOJ Criminal Division Will Increase Scrutiny of False Claims Act Lawsuits for Criminal Prosecution

The policy shift is expected to increase coordination between Main Justice prosecutors and the 94 U.S. Attorneys’ offices throughout the nation.

Holder Set to Complete Visits to all 93 U.S. Attorney’s Offices

A goal set in 2009 is nearing completion. Does this mean he will ready to exit he department soon?

United Against Nuclear Iran Lawsuit Has Eric Holder Terrified

Commentary: Something about the defamation suit against the advocacy group has made the U.S. government weirdly nervous.

Justice Dept. Presses Delay on Fast and Furious Documents

DOJ lawyers asked U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson not to require Holder to turn over any documents to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee until after her rulings can be appealed.

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.

Steinmetz Trust Said to Hire Lieberman, Ex-FBI Head on Probe

Beny Steinmetz Group Resources faces a number of bribery allegations concerning its winning of iron ore concession from a Guinean dictator.

HP Russia Pleads Guilty in California to Foreign Bribery Charges

HP first reached an FCPA settlement with the U.S. government in April over the conduct of three of its subsidiaries.

Joyce Branda to Lead Civil Division on Acting Basis

A 32-year veteran of the Civil Division, Branda is filling the position left vacant by Stuart Delery, now acting Associate Attorney General.

Justice Department Often Fails to Prosecute Misconduct in Its Own Ranks

A Freedom of Information Act request of Inspector General records reveals a “startling array” of transgressions that failed to result in firing or prosecution.

Tony West’s Indian Country Work Left Lasting Impact, Speakers Say in Farewell

The Associate Attorney General was given a send-off from the Great Hall at Justice headquarters after five years helping to lead the department.

Former Federal Prosecutor Can Proceed as ‘John Doe’ In Discrimination Lawsuit Against DOJ

Although his identity can be found in news articles searchable via Google, a stigma associated with mental illness tipped the balance in the plaintiff’s favor, U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ruled.

Former Tax Division Attorney, And DOJ Spokesman Who Misdialed, Are Thrust On Stage of House IRS Probe

House Oversight Committee Republicans have accused the Justice Department of trying to keep Andrew Strelka from questioning, while Office of Public Affairs Director Brian Fallon makes a wrong call.

Justice Department Inspector General Testifies About Stonewalling

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) called the situation “outrageous” at House Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Michael Horowitz, the DOJ’s independent watchdog.

SFO’s Alstom Bribery Case, 5 Years in the Making, Debuts in London Magistrate Court

The Serious Fraud Office charge sheet against Alstom is attached to this article.

$43 Million in Spending Puts Wal-Mart Over a Half-Billion Spent on FCPA

Wal-Mart has been investigating a possible cover-up of foreign corruption violations since 2012.

Sung-Hee Suh Named Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division

Suh is the first high-level appointment announced by Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, who is moving to put her stamp on the Criminal Division after nearly four months on the job.

Stuart Delery to Serve as Acting Associate Attorney General

The current Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division will serve as the Justice Department’s acting No. 3 official after the departure on Sept. 15 of Associate Attorney General Tony West.

Tony West, No. 3 at DOJ, and Seattle U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan Announce Departures

West, the Associate Attorney General, and Durkan are two of the longest-serving Senate-confirmed Justice Department officials in the Barack Obama administration.

Antonia Apps and James Pastore Leave SDNY for Private Practice

Top insider trading and cybercrime prosecutors leave the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan for Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and Debevoise LLP.

Holder Watch: Day 2054

Enigmatic Attorney General doesn’t take the bait.


Guilty Plea in 1998 Embassy Bombings

But a judge didn’t immediately accept Adel Abdul Bary’s plea, expressing concerns.


DEA Official Angers Congressman

By reportedly saying prescription drug bill is “supporting criminals.”


Virginia Seitz Returns to Sidley

She headed the Office of Legal Counsel at DOJ from Sept. 2011 to Dec. 2013.


The Real Threat from ISIL

A weapons of mass destruction attack inside the United States that would cause massive casualties, guest commentary concludes.


Still Waiting

Is U.S. Attorney Ron Machen moving too slowly in criminal case against D.C. mayor?


Counterterrorism Prosecutor Joins Venable

Courtney Sullivan prosecuted attacks in Bali, Jakarta and on USS Cole.


Stopping Terror Recruitment

Minneapolis-St. Paul in DOJ pilot program to stop pipeline to overseas terror groups.


From Twin Cities to Syria

A look at overseas terror recruitment efforts in the U.S.


Tommy Boggs, R.I.P.

The legendary power broker died today in his home in Chevy Chase.


Ex-Tea Partier Claims

That two SDNY prosecutors are violating his First Amendment rights.


Covering for the IRS?

Editorial questions ‘cloak and dagger’ operation surrounding former Tax Division attorney Andrew Strelka.


Rush to Judgment?

Founder of investigations firm Nardello & Co. criticizes Holder on Ferguson.


Okla. NAACP Wants Probe

Of cop accused of sexually assaulting black women.


Can Mueller Be Independent?

Investigating the Ray Rice incident, given Wilmer’s other lucrative work for the NFL?


Texas Dems Want DOJ Probe

Did Texas AG Greg Abbott raid a voter group to dry up its funding?


Rebekah Carmichael Honored

For public affairs work at NJ U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman’s office.


Sal Perricone Speaks

A reporter knocked on his door and was treated to a three-hour catharsis.


Pitman Testifies at Confirmation Hearing

The Western Texas U.S. Attorney is nominated to be a federal judge.


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