Attorney General

Government Law

Another AG won’t defend state law; this one gives NRA standing to challenge gun regulations

Legal Ethics

Should ‘do no harm’ be added to lawyer ethics rules? Torture memo shows need for change, op-ed says

Attorney General

Justice Department won’t prosecute pot sales on reservations, even in states that ban it

Attorney General

Justice Department is expanding limits on profiling

Criminal Justice

AG nominee will lead federal probe into Eric Garner’s chokehold death

Attorney General

Attorney General nominee previously spoke of ‘conflicted relationship’ between cops and minorities

Criminal Justice

FBI isn’t the only federal agency going undercover; investigators pose as lawyers, SCOTUS protesters

Privacy Law

Cellphone data is secretly tracked by US planes in search of criminal suspects

Privacy Law

DOJ admits misstatement in challenge to secret record requests; one isn’t the lowliest number

Obituaries

DOJ lawyer who escorted James Meredith to segregated campus dies at 92

Attorney General

Federal prosecutor is nominated to replace Eric Holder

Privacy Law

Appeals court hears challenge to NSA’s bulk collection of phone records; a ‘peculiar’ claim?

Attorney General

Fast and Furious emails released, including Holder’s complaint about ‘Issa and his idiot cronies’

Legislation & Lobbying

Lobbyists target attorneys general; Dickstein touts its ‘strong relationships’ with AGs

Attorney General

Ex-White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler asks Obama not to nominate her for AG job

Criminal Justice

DOJ denounces ‘irresponsible’ leaks in Ferguson police-shooting case

Tort Law

Wendy Davis defends controversial wheelchair campaign ad, saying it attacks lawsuit-stance hypocrisy

Constitutional Law

New DOJ policy bans waiver of potential ineffective-assistance claims against defense counsel

Health Law

TRO bans incinerated Ebola waste from being transported to Louisiana

Internet Law

DEA agent created imposter Facebook page with real woman’s info to lure suspects, suit says