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Hearing: Gonzales Says Firings Justified

Fighting to save his job, embattled U.S. Attorney Alberto Gonzales today told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he had not fired eight prosecutors for political reasons. “I would not do…

Multiple Senators Ask AG to Resign

Under often heated questioning from Senators, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales held firm on his stance that the firings of eight U.S. Attorneys were proper, though poorly handled.

Gonzales to Testify Today

U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is expected to testify today that he may have been imprecise in statements about the firings of eight U.S attorneys, but he never intended to mislead the American people.

CA Bills Seek to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

Criminal justice experts in a panel appointed by the state senate are urging the California legislature to pass new laws to help reduce the number of innocent defendants charged and…

Exonerated Duke Defendant: D.A. Should Resign

One of three former Duke lacrosse players declared earlier this week to be innocent of accusations of having raped a stripper at a team party is calling for the resignation…

Cuomo Makes Mark in First 100 Days

New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo has assembled an experienced team of lawyers and made industry oversight a priority, the Washington Post says in a story…

House Eyes Immunity for ex-DOJ Aide

The House Judiciary Committee is considering whether to grant limited immunity to Monica Goodling, who was White House liaison for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, Bloomberg News reports.

Ex-Prosecutor Praises Duke Lawyers

The defense lawyers who skillfully represented three former Duke University lacrosse players declared innocent this week of raping a stripper at a team party remind all of us why we…

Reviews Promised for Gang Lists

Los Angeles will make it easier for gang members to be removed from injunctions that restrict their activities.

City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo announced yesterday that he has established formal hearings…

Ex-Chief of Staff Calls Gonzales ‘Inaccurate’

In an interview with congressional investigators, the former chief of staff for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said his former boss was “inaccurate” or “at least not complete” when he said…

Gonzales Hearing Off, Due to Va. Massacre

U.S. Attorney Alberto Gonzales’ scheduled hearing Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee has been postponed because of the massacre today at Virginia Tech.

According to the latest news reports, at…

US Attorney Mess Spreads to Wisconsin

Sen. Arlen Specter, the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee, is calling for embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to consider reinstating any U.S. attorney who was improperly dismissed in…

Poll: Almost Half Say Gonzales Should be Fired

The public is divided on whether U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales should be forced out because of his handling of the firings of eight U.S. Attorneys, according to a Washington…

Will Terrorism Trial Be Cautionary Tale?

Jose Padilla, once accused of plotting to release a “dirty bomb,” goes on trial in Miami this week on federal terrorism charges.

In pretrial rulings, U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke…

Ex-Reagan Budget Chief Says His Prosecution is ‘Sick’

The former budget director for Ronald Reagan, facing trial on charges he hid the financial condition of the company he headed, is angry about the prosecution, the Apr 16, 2007 1:51 PM CDT

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