1578 ABA Journal Attorney General articles.
Trump agrees he makes Barr’s job difficult but keeps tweeting
President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday that his tweets make U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s job more difficult, even as he…
Feb 19, 2020 4:28 PM CST
President Trump goes on a ‘clemency blitz,’ and the list is long
President Donald Trump has pardoned junk bond king Michael Milken, former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik…
Feb 18, 2020 4:37 PM CST
The ABA House of Delegates adopted two resolutions Monday urging federal legislation to shield lawyers and banks from criminal liability for providing services to state-legalized marijuana businesses.
Feb 17, 2020 2:48 PM CST
Nine U.S. senators signed a letter Friday demanding that U.S. Attorney General William Barr resign because of his intervention in the criminal case against Roger Stone, a former adviser for President Donald Trump.
Feb 14, 2020 3:37 PM CST
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s tweets about the Department of Justice, pending cases and judges make it impossible for him to do his job.
Feb 14, 2020 10:19 AM CST
AG Barr will consider Giuliani evidence from Ukraine
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Monday he will consider information from Ukraine provided by lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Barr cautioned that there…
Feb 11, 2020 4:52 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Justice is overruling federal prosecutors who sought a sentence of seven to nine years in prison on Monday for political consultant Roger Stone, a former adviser to President Donald Trump.
Feb 11, 2020 3:41 PM CST
Censure recommended for judge’s remarks on racy photos
The New Jersey Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct is recommending censure for a judge who commented on a “knucklehead”…
Feb 7, 2020 4:40 PM CST
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago didn’t mince words in a Jan. 23 opinion chastising the Board of Immigration Appeals for defying its remand order and concluding the appeals court had ruled incorrectly in the case.
Jan 27, 2020 6:30 AM CST
Florida legislation puts naming rights in universities’ hands
Thanks to pending legislation, Florida State University College of Law may soon rename B.K. Roberts Hall, which recognizes a former state supreme…
Jan 22, 2020 4:23 PM CST
In a rare move, the New York City Bar Association has asked Congress to investigate U.S. Attorney General William Barr for recent conduct that “threatens public confidence in the fair and impartial administration of justice.”
Jan 10, 2020 10:02 AM CST
The Equal Rights Amendment can’t become part of the U.S. Constitution because Congress’ deadline for ratification has expired, according to a legal opinion by the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel.
Jan 9, 2020 12:21 PM CST
The federal effort to resume executions stands in stark contrast to a state trend away from capital punishment, according to a year-end report by the Death Penalty Information Center.
Dec 17, 2019 10:07 AM CST
Holder op-ed says AG Barr is unfit to be attorney general
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has proved he is unfit to lead the Department of Justice, according to an…
Dec 12, 2019 4:19 PM CST
Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page has sued the bureau and the U.S. Department of Justice for releasing her text messages with former FBI agent Peter Strzok, with whom she was having an affair.
Dec 11, 2019 12:04 PM CST
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