1705 ABA Journal Attorney General articles.
Experts said the testimony of Cassidy Hutchinson, the former principal assistant to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, could help in any federal criminal investigation or prosecution of former President Donald Trump.
Jun 29, 2022 3:06 PM CDT
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland emphasized options that are still available to women seeking abortions after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade
Jun 24, 2022 2:00 PM CDT
Federal agents on Wednesday searched the suburban Virginia home of former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer Jeffrey Clark, who was involved in efforts to help then-President Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
Jun 24, 2022 9:23 AM CDT
Information revealed in the congressional hearing into the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot
could serve as the basis for a criminal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice of former President Donald Trump, some experts say.
Jun 16, 2022 10:50 AM CDT
Lawyers surrounding former President Donald Trump, including former U.S. Attorney General William Barr, rejected his claims of a stolen election and told him so, according to witnesses testifying before the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot.
Jun 14, 2022 10:35 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court justices began getting around-the-clock security last week, as protesters who fear an end to abortion rights gathered outside the homes
of conservative justices.
May 20, 2022 10:17 AM CDT
ABA president vows expeditious but through evaluation of SCOTUS nominee
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary will “work expeditiously” to evaluate U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji…
Feb 25, 2022 3:47 PM CST
California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger, a possible nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, is facing scrutiny for the position that she took on behalf of the United States in a religious rights case involving a narcoleptic teacher before the Supreme Court.
Feb 10, 2022 10:55 AM CST
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has reached a diversion agreement with the State Bar of Arizona to resolve ethics allegations that he took actions contrary to the interests of state agencies represented by his office.
Feb 8, 2022 11:08 AM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel says its prior opinion on the Equal Rights Amendment doesn’t bar Congress from taking further action on ratification because the issue would ultimately be decided by the courts.
Jan 27, 2022 9:18 AM CST
Federal prisoners who were placed on home confinement because of the coronavirus emergency don’t necessarily have to return to prison when it ends, according to an opinion by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel.
Dec 22, 2021 9:37 AM CST
Death sentences and executions remain low and geographically isolated, according to a year-end report released Thursday by the Death Penalty Information Center.
Dec 16, 2021 9:21 AM CST
DOJ closes Emmett Till investigation
The U.S. Department of Justice has closed its reopened investigation into the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old Black youth tortured and shot…
Dec 10, 2021 3:17 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice sued Texas on Monday to block redrawn voting districts for congressional and statehouse elections.
Dec 7, 2021 9:49 AM CST
A federal government regulation that bans bump stocks—which are used to accelerate gunfire on semi-automatic weapons—is back in force as a result of a split decision Friday by an en banc federal appeals court.
Dec 6, 2021 12:45 PM CST
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