Attorney General

Education Law

State AG’s suit says school officials punished middle-school students for reporting sexual abuse

Judiciary

Legal memos justifying drone killings bring controversy for appeals court nominee

Law in Popular Culture

‘Daily Show’ takes aim at gun-rights legal defense firms

Immigration Law

Some children brought to US illegally qualify for in-state tuition, Va. AG announces

Death Penalty

Okla. Supreme Court issues 11th-hour stays to 2 pending executions

Sentencing/Post Conviction

DOJ’s new clemency criteria could benefit nonviolent federal drug offenders

Legal Ethics

New Hampshire AG seeks to fast-track hearing on county attorney’s removal

Trials & Litigation

North Carolina attorney general finally apologizes to his opponent from 2000

Civil Rights

Excessive and deadly force by Albuquerque police violated civil rights, Justice Department concludes

Terrorism

Does classified report show that CIA sent DOJ inaccurate info on harsh interrogations?

Careers

Former AG Alberto Gonzales is new law dean at Belmont

Constitutional Law

Pointing to recent NYC conviction, AG Eric Holder calls for more civilian terrorism trials

Legal Ethics

More Fast and Furious fallout: Former US attorney is reprimanded for leaking documents

Attorney General

US will recognize same-sex marriages performed in Michigan

Privacy Law

Lawyer sues to learn whether the FBI accessed his law firm’s computers

Criminal Justice

Toyota to pay $1.2B in deferred prosecution agreement related to sudden-acceleration disclosures

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania AG defends shutdown of pol probe, says case was mishandled

Election Law

Campaign-donation secrecy at issue in report criticizing former Utah AG Swallow

Health Law

28 attorneys general ask five retailers to drop tobacco products

Criminal Justice

Attorney general will call for lower sentences for most federal drug offenders