1578 ABA Journal Attorney General articles.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said in a speech Wednesday he has the responsibility to overrule career prosecutors, part of the “permanent bureaucracy,” when they lose perspective.
Sep 17, 2020 9:52 AM CDT
A federal prosecutor working on an inquiry into the origins of the government’s probe of Russian election influence has resigned from her position without explanation.
Sep 14, 2020 12:26 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice’s bid to dismiss charges against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser appears to be a “corrupt and politically motivated favor,” according to a report by a former judge tasked with
opposing the government request.
Sep 14, 2020 9:27 AM CDT
In an unusual move Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice moved to intervene in a defamation lawsuit brought against President Donald Trump by E. Jean Carroll, an author and advice columnist who has accused him of sexual assault.
Sep 9, 2020 12:35 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court is refusing to interfere with a federal judge’s plan to review the U.S. Department of Justice’s bid to drop
the prosecution of Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser.
Aug 31, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
Attorney General Barr defends sending federal agents to Portland
Testifying before Congress on Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr denied that he was giving special breaks to President Donald Trump’s…
Jul 28, 2020 4:44 PM CDT
Deloitte launches legal business services in US
Deloitte announced Monday it is launching its Legal Business Services unit in the United States to help corporate legal departments streamline and automate…
Jul 13, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
Trump’s former personal lawyer returns to jail after refusing home confinement terms
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, was returned to jail Thursday after refusing to sign a…
Jul 10, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
Judge asks full DC Circuit to reconsider Flynn order
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan wants another chance to persuade a federal appeals court to allow him to scrutinize a prosecution…
Jul 9, 2020 4:56 PM CDT
These BigLaw firms have no Black partners
Two of the country’s top law firms stand out for the wrong reason—they have no Black partners. The firms are Cravath, Swaine &…
Jul 8, 2020 4:49 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether the House Judiciary Committee may access redacted grand jury materials referenced in the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller.
Jul 2, 2020 11:25 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is arguing that the Affordable Care Act must be struck down in its entirety because of Congress’ decision to lower the tax penalty to zero for failure to carry health insurance.
Jun 29, 2020 4:48 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a challenge to the federal government’s new lethal injection procedure.
Jun 29, 2020 11:20 AM CDT
The Manhattan U.S. attorney, who says he was surprised by an announcement of his resignation late Friday, has been replaced by his deputy on an acting basis after a tense standoff with U.S. Attorney General William Barr.
Jun 22, 2020 9:40 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to delay publication of a tell-all book by former National Security Adviser John Bolton, a day before major newspapers began reporting on its contents.
Jun 17, 2020 3:46 PM CDT
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