Attorney General

Attorney General

Amid criticism of Eric Holder, attorney general nominee promises to ‘be Loretta Lynch’

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania supremes block any charges against state attorney general

Animal Law

Virginia AG creates unit to advise cops on animal issues

Animal Law

Humane Society suit claims harassment by Oklahoma attorney general

Criminal Justice

Grand jury recommends perjury charge against Pennsylvania AG; she vows not to resign

Attorney General

Holder announces curbs on forfeiture sharing program; what impact will they have?

Constitutional Law

Judge orders Michigan to recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages

Legislation & Lobbying

Proposals would curb lobbyist influence on state attorneys general

Government Law

Another AG won’t defend state law; this one gives NRA standing to challenge gun regulations

Legal Ethics

Should ‘do no harm’ be added to lawyer ethics rules? Torture memo shows need for change, op-ed says

Attorney General

Justice Department won’t prosecute pot sales on reservations, even in states that ban it

Attorney General

Justice Department is expanding limits on profiling

Criminal Justice

AG nominee will lead federal probe into Eric Garner’s chokehold death

Attorney General

Attorney General nominee previously spoke of ‘conflicted relationship’ between cops and minorities

Criminal Justice

FBI isn’t the only federal agency going undercover; investigators pose as lawyers, SCOTUS protesters

Privacy Law

Cellphone data is secretly tracked by US planes in search of criminal suspects

Privacy Law

DOJ admits misstatement in challenge to secret record requests; one isn’t the lowliest number

Obituaries

DOJ lawyer who escorted James Meredith to segregated campus dies at 92

Attorney General

Federal prosecutor is nominated to replace Eric Holder

Privacy Law

Appeals court hears challenge to NSA’s bulk collection of phone records; a ‘peculiar’ claim?