Attorney General

Judiciary

Ferguson judge resigns after DOJ report; Missouri appeals judge will take over municipal docket

Criminal Justice

Justice Department finds ‘unconstitutional policing’ in Ferguson; racial bias, revenue focus cited

Criminal Justice

Ferguson cop won’t face federal charge in Michael Brown’s death; DOJ discounts surrender accounts

Attorney General

Traffic stops by Ferguson cops are expected to be targeted in Justice Department report

Civil Rights

Feds won’t prosecute George Zimmerman in shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin

Antitrust Law

American Express merchant policies are anti-competitive, judge rules

Attorney General

Eric Holder comments on his avian nickname

Securities Law

S&P to pay nearly $1.4B to resolve allegations it inflated ratings of mortgage securities

Attorney General

Amid criticism of Eric Holder, attorney general nominee promises to ‘be Loretta Lynch’

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania supremes block any charges against state attorney general

Animal Law

Virginia AG creates unit to advise cops on animal issues

Animal Law

Humane Society suit claims harassment by Oklahoma attorney general

Criminal Justice

Grand jury recommends perjury charge against Pennsylvania AG; she vows not to resign

Attorney General

Holder announces curbs on forfeiture sharing program; what impact will they have?

Constitutional Law

Judge orders Michigan to recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages

Legislation & Lobbying

Proposals would curb lobbyist influence on state attorneys 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