1390 ABA Journal Attorney General articles.
A federal judge appointed by President Donald Trump has rejected a challenge to Robert Mueller’s authority.
U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich upheld the special counsel’s appointment on Monday…
Aug 13, 2018 10:07 AM CDT
President Donald Trump criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a tweet on Saturday and said he may get involved in a lawsuit seeking text messages from fired FBI Deputy Director…
Aug 13, 2018 8:20 AM CDT
A federal judge on Thursday threatened to begin contempt proceedings against Attorney General Jeff Sessions if the government did not turn around a plane carrying two deported plaintiffs to El Salvador in a lawsuit challenging new asylum policies.
Aug 10, 2018 10:12 AM CDT
The union that represents federal immigration judges has filed a grievance over the removal of dozens of cases from an immigration judge in Philadelphia who had delayed the deportation of a Guatemalan man.
Aug 9, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
Lawyers have the power and the duty to make America a better place, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Saturday night, urging them to keep fighting “especially … in these alarming times.”
Aug 5, 2018 12:20 PM CDT
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may not be a very popular person within certain circles in Washington, D.C., but he received a rock-star welcome during the opening forum of the ABA Annual Meeting
Aug 2, 2018 7:37 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump’s order to withhold federal grants from sanctuary cities and jurisdictions violates separation of powers principles that gave spending power to…
Aug 1, 2018 3:30 PM CDT
Updated: The attorneys general of several states are seeking to block a Texas company from publishing its blueprints online to make guns from 3D printers.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir…
Jul 27, 2018 3:47 PM CDT
Eleven House Republicans filed articles of impeachment on Wednesday against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Jul 26, 2018 8:01 AM CDT
A confidential U.S. Department of Justice memo says the Merit Systems Protection Board must be “suitably deferential” to agency chiefs who want to fire administrative law judges for inadequate performance.
Jul 25, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
The U.S. Justice Department has filed a notice indicating it will appeal a federal judge’s decision approving the merger of media giants AT&T and Time Warner.
The notice of appeal…
Jul 12, 2018 4:06 PM CDT
The Senate has confirmed Brian Benczkowski to lead the Justice Department’s criminal division amid controversy over his representation of a Russian bank.
Jul 11, 2018 5:49 PM CDT
An Indiana lawmaker and three legislative staffers have accused the state’s attorney general, Curtis Hill, of inappropriately touching them at an end-of-the-legislative-session party at a bar in March.
Jul 3, 2018 10:21 AM CDT
Former Attorney General Eric Holder will receive the Thurgood Marshall Award from the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice on Aug. 4 during the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Jun 29, 2018 1:35 PM CDT
A driver accused of killing a paralegal protesting white supremacists who staged a “Unite the Right” rally last August in Charlottesville, Virginia, was indicted Wednesday on hate crimes charges.
Jun 27, 2018 1:51 PM CDT
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