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After Gonzales became attorney general, he faced scrutiny over the administration's domestic surveillance policies as well as the wholesale firing of eight U.S. attorneys. In 2007, as evidence of political shenanigans mounted, the Senate Judiciary Committee investigated the firings. Sen. Chuck Schumer ...
(KUTV) - Former U.S. Attorney for Utah Brett Tolman is troubled by the release of a memo by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee Friday, but also by the allegations contained in it. "I think it sets a bad precedent," said Tolman, who worked as a lawyer for Republicans in Congress but who sees future peril with ...

U.S. Attorney Billy Williams convened an unprecedented summit Friday of influential federal law-enforcement representatives, state officials and ... U.S. attorneys in states such as Washington where marijuana is legal under state law now face the delicate question of how to do their jobs and hew to the ...
FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez speaks to reporters from his desk in Albuquerque, N.M. Former U.S. Attorney Martinez raised the most money at the end of 2017 for an open congressional seat in central New Mexico. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz,File) The Associated Press.
Acting U.S. Attorney, Middle District of Louisiana, Corey R. Amundson speaks, announcing that no civil right violations would be brought against the Baton Rouge police Dept. officers involved in the July 5, 2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Dept. of Justice press ...
United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a summit about combating human trafficking at the Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., ... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is planning to refer a declassified memo released on Friday by Republican lawmakers ...

U.S. Attorney Billy Williams convened the unprecedented summit of influential federal law enforcement representatives, state officials and marijuana industry scions after Attorney General Jeff Sessions withdrew an Obama administration memo that had guided states with legalized weed on how to avoid federal scrutiny.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A new civil chief is taking the helm at the U.S. Attorney's office. U.S. Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch announced Thursday that he named Assistant U.S. Attorney Zachary A. Cunha chief of the civil division for the United States Attorney's Office. A civil litigator since 2001 and federal ...
"As the U.S. Attorney, I am grateful for the opportunity to lead an office with so many talented and dedicated professionals," U.S. Attorney Pak said. "It is my sincere belief that these changes will energize the office and help us focus on the matters that are the most impactful to the citizens of our district.".
A Sioux Falls lawyer assumed the position of new U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota on Friday. Ronald Parsons Jr. was sworn ... As U.S. Attorney, Parsons is the chief law enforcement officer responsible for prosecuting and defending U.S. interests in South Dakota. He was nominated for the post ...
The newly appointed U.S. attorney took his oath of office Monday in Houston, assuming the role of chief federal law enforcement officer for a swath of ... Five judges, the clerk for the district, probation officials, a few federal public defenders, a couple dozen assistant U.S. Attorneys and support staff also ...
Reports that President Donald Trump personally interviewed Geoffrey Berman, who on Jan. 5 began his tenure as interim U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, are "deeply disturbing" and should disqualify him as a nominee to permanently run the office, New York's junior senator said.
The top Federal PRosecutor in Massachusetts on Monday refused to rule out a crackdown on regulated marijuana companies, setting the state up as a front line in the war between President Trump's administration and the dozens of states where cannabis is legal for recreational or medical use. Andrew ...
Even under the Obama-era guidance that Sessions rescinded, she said, U.S. attorneys would have prosecuted a marijuana shop if it was selling to minors or serving as a cover for a criminal organization. McCord, who served from 2012 to 2014 as the criminal division chief at the U.S. Attorney's Office in ...
Robert S. Khuzami, who led the enforcement division of the Securities and Exchange Commission for four years during the Obama administration, was named on Friday as the deputy United States Attorney in Manhattan. Mr. Khuzami's selection was announced by Geoffrey S. Berman, who was appointed ...
U.S. Attorney Trent Shores thanks attendees during his swearing-in ceremony at the Tulsa Federal Courthouse on Dec. 15. ... "It was working with U.S. attorneys out in the field that to me was the most interesting and where I thought I could have the most impact and give a voice to victims who would not ...

Every attorney general leaves his imprint on the U.S. Justice Department. Jeff Sessions is no exception. Since being sworn in as the nation's 84th attorney general in February, the former Republican senator and Federal Prosecutor has moved to radically overhaul the Justice Department and its approach to ...
"That amount represents the fraudulent loss the United States believes the defendant is responsible for," U.S. Attorney Louis Franklin's office said in a forfeiture ... The U.S. Attorney's Office in Montgomery, which brought the charge against Hammon, said it was investigating another matter when it found his ...
HAMMOND -- U.S. Attorney Thomas Kirsch II recently acknowledged he is coming into office this year with a skilled staff of attorneys he intends to use to ... Kirsch said the team of assistant U.S. attorneys for the Northern District of Indiana and agents of the FBI and ATF regularly win awards from the U.S. ...
The U.S. Attorney based in Kansas City says he will hire a new assistant U.S. attorney to help combat violent crime in the Kansas City area. Dec. 24, 2017 ... The office announced Friday that the new position is part of a federal program to hire 40 assistant U.S. attorneys in 27 districts to reduce violent crime.
More than 40 former U.S. attorneys and Republican and conservative officials are pushing back against efforts to discredit the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a pair of letters, the groups say Robert Mueller and his team must be allowed to continue their work, ...
WASHINGTON -- More than 40 former U.S. attorneys and Republican and conservative officials are pushing back against efforts to discredit the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a pair of letters, the groups say Robert Mueller and his team must be allowed to ...
Former U.S. Attorneys Warn Trump About 'Severe Repercussions' Of Firing Robert Mueller ... Twenty-two former U.S. attorneys from 18 states and Puerto Rico wrote a letter to Trump on Friday in which they said they were "gratified" to have heard these recent statements about the Mueller investigation.
Former U.S. Attorney: Trump "Anti-law enforcement, Pro-Criminal". submit to reddit ... Former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade said President Trump is trying to "undermine the public credibility" of the FBI which will affect case being tried in court based on evidence from the intelligence organization.
On Sunday U.S. Attorney Benjamin Glassman gave recognition to nine employees of the Southern District of Ohio. The awards were for "their distinguished public service in Glassman's second annual United State Attorney's Awards in Outstanding Performance." From the office of the Southern District of ...
Former U.S. Attorney Thomas Heffelfinger described Brasel as a "very good judge with a stellar reputation" and said Tostrud would bring valuable knowledge of complex health care law to the federal ... Home-state senators customarily advise the White House on the selection of judges and U.S. attorneys.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday appointed Matthew Schneider as the interim U.S. attorney for Michigan's Eastern District. ... As of Thursday, several acting U.S. attorneys will have met their maximum term limit under the Vacancies Reform Act, prompting Sessions to fill those positions.
Washington -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed the top deputy to Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to be interim U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of ... Schneider's appointment, effective Thursday, was among 17 Federal Prosecutors announced Wednesday as interim U.S. attorneys.
On Friday, Geoffrey S. Berman, a former Federal PRosecutor in Manhattan, will take over the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York from Joon H. Kim, who assumed control of the office in March after the longtime U.S. attorney in Manhattan, Preet Bharara, was fired by President ...
As the U.S. Senate raced to complete its votes before the holiday break, it unanimously approved Stephen McAllister as the next U.S. attorney for the District of Kansas. He will ... McAllister will oversee 50 assistant U.S. attorneys who are based in offices in Kansas City, Kan., Topeka and Wichita. He told the ...
The Department of Justice began the program in 2001, and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in October announced steps to strengthen the program, directing all U.S. attorneys to implement a violent crime reduction program incorporating law enforcement and community partnerships, targeted ...
Baltimore (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the new chief of Homeland Security will use Baltimore as a backdrop to talk about efforts to combat a notorious gang with law enforcement and immigration actions. Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will speak Tuesday ...
An Evanston man charged with multiple felony weapons and drug charges in October after police raided his fortified home and a Skokie storage space he rented had state charges in the case moved to federal court, officials announced. Eduardo M. Santana, 40, of the 700 block of Custer Avenue was ...
As U.S. Attorney, Peeler is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official for the district, which includes Albany, Athens, Columbus, Macon and Valdosta. He oversees a staff of 74 employees, including 28 attorneys and 46 non-attorney support personnel. Peeler's office is responsible for prosecuting ...
The 60-year sentence handed down this week for Larry Nassar on child pornography charges is a measure of justice for the survivors of these horrible crimes. As the former U.S. Attorney who filed these charges against Nassar, I'm confident in this result. In January, Nassar also will be sentenced on ...
Investiture Ceremony held for United States Attorney Peter Deegan. Error loading player: No playable sources found ... Deegan had previously served as an assistant U-S Attorney and the Chief of the Criminal Division for the Northern District. He says he looks forward to upholding the Constitution in his ...
Kelly and Murray are the eighth and ninth elected District Attorneys nominated by Trump for a United States Attorney position, making more than 15% of Trump's United States nominees to this point elected state prosecutors. While three of Obama's more than 100 total United States Attorney nominees had ...
U.S. Attorney William J. "Bill" Powell said Friday he would devote special attention to prosecution of violent crime and the drug crisis that has engulfed northern ... Among those attending Friday's ceremony were former U.S. attorneys, federal and state judges and lawmakers and Powell's family and friends.
"It is my great privilege to serve with the dedicated and talented members of the United States Attorney's Office, men and women who are committed to the principles of justice, fairness, and the rule of law." As U.S. Attorney, Duncan is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Eastern District of ...
Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller's team is likely "looking at everyone up to" President Trump himself as it investigates Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. "I think the Mueller team is looking at every member of the campaign," Bharara said on CNN.
Orrick offices in San Francisco. Credit: Jason Doiy / The Recorder. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe partner McGregor Scott, nominated by President Donald Trump to serve a second stint as U.S. attorney in California's Eastern District, reported earning more than $5.7 million in partner distribution and bonuses, ...
But U.S. Attorneys argued the statements are hearsay and irrelevant, and should not be entered into evidence. The government also said it would use evidence that showed Mateen and Salman spent upwards of $25,000 on jewelry in the days leading up to the attack because it shows she knew one was ...
Three days after his swearing-in this week, Andrew Murray still needed directions Wednesday to get to a meeting in the labyrinthine U.S. Attorney's offices on West Trade Street. But the new top Federal Prosecutor for the Western District of North Carolina has no such directional problems when speaking ...
"It is my great privilege to serve with the dedicated and talented members of the United States Attorney's Office, men and women who are committed to the principles of justice, fairness, and the rule of law." As U.S. Attorney, Duncan is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Eastern District of ...
President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, David J. Freed, was sworn into office in Harrisburg on Monday. Freed, 47, was nominated by Trump in September and was confirmed by the Senate on Nov. 15. He replaces interim U.S. Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, who ...
U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle gave Cox the oath of office Friday, making her the new United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas ...
FORT PIERRE, S.D.--U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Randy Seiler, who ... as the 41st United States Attorney for the District of South Dakota. ... when Trump announced the firings of U.S. attorneys shortly after he was sworn in.
The Istanbul prosecutor's office said it is investigating Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, and ...
President Donald Trump nominated Interim U.S. Attorney Billy Williams on ... In announcing Williams' nomination, along with other U.S. attorneys, the ... the United States as the United States Attorney for the District of Oregon," ...


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