Attorney General

Privacy Law

Report: FBI uses fake companies to disguise surveillance planes with video and cellphone technology

Executive Branch

Obama won’t seek SCOTUS intervention on blocked immigration plans after adverse 5th Circuit ruling

Criminal Justice

DOJ reaches deal on Cleveland policing; demonstrations follow officer’s acquittal

Civil Rights

AG Loretta Lynch announces ‘pattern and practice’ probe of Baltimore police practices

Law Firms

Cozen O’Connor forms state attorneys general practice with Dickstein Shapiro hires

Attorney General

Baltimore mayor seeks Justice Department probe of police practices in her city

Attorney General

New attorney general brings men in blazers to spinning class

Lawyer Pay

Winston chairman will earn $1,300 an hour to represent Ferguson in Justice Department probe

Privacy Law

Justice Department to review federal use of stingray devices

Attorney General

In light of Baltimore rioting, new attorney general pledges ‘full resources of Justice Department’

Attorney General

Loretta Lynch is confirmed as attorney general

Attorney General

Loretta Lynch’s nomination for attorney general moves forward

Criminal Justice

Justice Department opens inquiry into police treatment of Freddie Gray, who died after spinal injury

Evidence

Flawed FBI hair testimony was widespread in criminal cases before 2000, initial analysis finds

Privacy Law

DEA tracked billions of international phone calls in ‘blueprint’ for NSA program

Internet Law

Online art seller agrees to guilty plea in justice’s first e-commerce price-fixing prosecution

White Collar Crime

2nd Circuit refuses to reconsider its ruling limiting insider-trading convictions

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s proposed gay death penalty is ‘reprehensible,’ says state AG in bid to stop ballot process

Attorney General

Loretta Lynch’s attorney general nomination ‘is being held hostage,’ editorial says

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Want to tackle mass incarceration? Cap most sentences at 20 years, expert suggests