RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Despite the government shutdown, federal courts around the country have remained open and allowed the wheels of justice to keep turning in criminal cases. But many civil cases.. Seattle Times - Published
President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. attorney general, William Barr, told lawmakers on Tuesday he would protect a federal probe into Russian election meddling from political pressure, stressing he..
President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr, will testify before a Senate panel Tuesday amid questions about the Justice Department's independence from the White House and future of..
US President Donald Trump has denied he ever worked for Russia, answering a question he declined to directly address over the weekend. Speaking from the South Lawn before departing the White House for..
U.S. President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee William Barr will pledge at his confirmation hearing to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and stress his independence from the..
The legal reasoning behind the Justice Department’s unusual reversal this week of an opinion that paved the way for online gambling hewed closely to arguments made by lobbyists for casino magnate and.. Wall Street Journal - Published
Law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has agreed to turn over $4.6 million it made from work it did for Ukraine in 2012 with ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to an agreement.. Wall Street Journal - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is appealing a New York judge’s ruling stopping the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. A government lawyer filed a.. Seattle Times - Published
The Justice Department is alleging that the former Obama White House general counsel made ‘false and misleading’ statements regarding consulting work done for Ukraine. Greg Craig was lead partner.. Daily Caller - Published
A prominent law firm with ties to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's work for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine has agreed to pay $4.6 million and retroactively register as a foreign.. FOXNews.com - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — A law firm tied to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s international consulting work has agreed to pay $4.6 million and register as a foreign agent. The Justice.. Seattle Times - Published
The report says a top deputy to Robert Mueller was among the senior FBI and Justice Department officials who knew early on -- before the FISA court got involved -- that the Steele dossier was.. CNSNews.com - Published
Details about Justice Department official Bruce Ohr's meetings with the author of the salacious anti-Trump dossier were shared by Ohr with his expansive circle of contacts inside the department --.. FOXNews.com - Published
Steve Inskeep talks to law professor Jonathan Turley about William Barr, Trump's U.S. attorney general nominee. Turley will testify in favor of confirmation before the Senate Judiciary Committee. NPR - Published
During his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday, Attorney General Nominee William Barr promised to look into whether a counter intelligence probe was appropriately opened against President Donald Trump.. CNSNews.com - Published
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Jennifer Daskal, an associate law professor at American University and a former Justice Department employee, about William Barr's confirmation hearing. NPR - Published
Justice Department official Bruce Ohr admitted to Congress last August that his contacts with the author of the Steele dossier and the FBI could be seen as “troubling” to outside observers. The DOJ.. Daily Caller - Published
A legal opinion by the Justice Department reinstates a long-held interpretation of a 1961 law against gambling by electronic means. States moving toward online gaming should take note. Christian Science Monitor - Published Also reported by •Newsmax
The U.S. Justice Department will effectively prohibit online gambling and lottery businesses, experts said on Tuesday, after it decided to broaden its interpretation of rules governing interstate.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Newsmax
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham kicked off Tuesday’s confirmation hearing for William Barr, President Trump's attorney general nominee, by saying the Justice Department needs a new.. FOXNews.com - Published
· The Department of Justice contacted the American Cable Association in December to set up a meeting "in the new year," ACA chief executive Matt Polka told Business Insider.
· The ACA represents.. Business Insider - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show. EPA said in a.. Seattle Times - Published
A former Justice Department lawyer told Fox News on Monday that Congress and courts should not be allowed to overcome executive privilege after calls this weekend by high-ranking Democrats to subpoena.. FOXNews.com - Published
As a cabinet member, the attorney general should align with the president, experts say, while still protecting the Justice Department from political interference. That balance may be difficult to.. Christian Science Monitor - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is denying he ever worked for Russia, answering a question he declined to directly address over the weekend. Speaking from the South Lawn on Monday before.. Seattle Times - Published
The former attorney general, nominated to return to run the Justice Department, backed President George H.W. Bush's decision to pardon ex-Reagan officials caught up in an earlier imbroglio. NPR - Published
Lawyer Harry Litman worked under Attorney General William Barr in the early '90s. He tells NPR's Sarah McCammon why, despite some reservations, he thinks Barr's a good choice to lead the Justice.. NPR - Published