Attorney General

Executive Branch

Pennsylvania official named in pornographic email scandal refuses to resign

Election Law

Divided appellate court strikes part of North Carolina’s controversial voting law

Trials & Litigation

Big Tobacco appeals court-mandated anti-smoking advertisements

Verdicts & Settlements

US will pay Navajo Nation $554M to settle suit claiming mismanagement of resources

Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder resigns but ‘will never leave the work’

Criminal Justice

Prison population drops along with the crime rate, Holder says

Privacy Law

Fired John Doe prosecutor can remain anonymous in suit against Justice Department, judge rules

Attorney General

Justice Department to launch broad civil rights probe of Ferguson police

Banking Law

Bank of America to pay record $16.6B in mortgage-securities settlement with US

Consumer Law

Louisiana suit claims State Farm emphasizes costs over safety with preferred auto repair shops

Attorney General

Holder, who has made police misconduct cases a priority, will travel to Ferguson

Criminal Justice

FBI worker’s traffic citation becomes a federal case

Criminal Justice

Harvard law prof calls for arrest of Ferguson cop; autopsy finds teen was shot at least six times

First Amendment

Immigration judge sues Justice Department, claims recusal order chills her free-speech rights

Annual Meeting

Ensuring immigrant detainees have lawyers also benefits court system, DOJ official says

Labor & Employment

US government violated labor laws when it delayed paychecks during shutdown, judge says

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Attorney General Holder says sentencing based on predictive data discriminates

Banking Law

Citi to pay $7B in latest settlement of US claims that sub-par mortgages caused financial crisis

U.S. Supreme Court

Utah asks Supreme Court to uphold its same-sex marriage ban

Banking Law

BNP Paribas will pay nearly $9B, a record fine for violating US sanctions