Recent News Headlines : Eric Holder

OBAMA TO COMMUTE HUNDREDS OF FEDERAL DRUG SENTENCES IN FINAL GRANTS OF CLEMENCY


Everyone has killed themselves here to get the final recommendations to the president, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates said in an interview... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 10142

CALIFORNIA REPUBLICAN CHALLENGES STATE'S HIRING OF ERIC HOLDER TO FIGHT TRUMP POLICIES


America's most populous state voted heavily for Democrat Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 presidential election... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 1099

OBAMA ADDS TO HISTORIC NUMBER OF FEDERAL PRISONERS GRANTED CLEMENCY


I am elated at the news about my client, Corey Jacobs, receiving clemency from President Obama today, Jacobs's attorney, Brittany K. Byrd, said Monday... READ MORE

20th December, 2016 13754

Trending News Headlines : Eric Holder

WHY FBI DIRECTOR JAMES B. COMEY WAS ABLE TO DEFY JUSTICE BOSSES ON CLINTON EMAIL ANNOUNCEMENT


Comey also thought the Justice Department policy on handling sensitive information so close to an election was guidance, rather than an ironclad rule... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 4824

US PROBE INTO NY CHOKEHOLD DEATH


City officials found Mr Garner's death was caused by the compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police ... READ MORE

4th December, 2014 2385

BROWN'S FATHER URGES CALM IN FERGUSON


The city prepares for the worst as a grand jury decides whether to prosecute the police officer who killed Michael Brown... READ MORE

23rd November, 2014 1353

ONE OF CLINTON'S BIGGEST CRITICS IN EMAIL CASE SAYS HE'D TELL TRUMP NOT TO JAIL HER


Even if Trump were to get a special prosecutor to examine the case, legal analysts said that is no guarantee Clinton would be charged or convicted... READ MORE

11th October, 2016 1236

FERGUSON OFFICIALS SUSPENDED AFTER DOJ REPORT HAVE RESIGNED, CITY CONFIRMS


Two Ferguson, Missouri, police officers have resigned after a Justice Department report highlighted racist emails sent by police and court employees... READ MORE

8th March, 2016 706

COMEY, LYNCH MEET FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT OF EMAIL REVIEW IN CLINTON CASE


Lynch and Comey, the official said, discussed the review process and were satisfied that investigators had the resources needed to complete it quickly... READ MORE

2nd November, 2016 536

BARACK OBAMA APPOINTS PROSECUTOR LORETTA LYNCH AS FIRST BLACK FEMALE US ATTORNEY GENERAL


President Barack Obama has appointed federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch as the first black woman to hold the position of US attorney general, he will announce today... READ MORE

8th November, 2014 478

FBI DIRECTOR JAMES B. COMEY AND SENIOR JUSTICE OFFICIALS EULOGIZE BELOVED COLLEAGUE DAVID MARGOLIS


David Margolis, a consigliere to senior Justice officials for more than 20 years, had been revered as the conscience of the department... READ MORE

2nd November, 2016 416

U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL CRITICIZES APPLE, GOOGLE DATA ENCRYPTION


Even law enforcement officers with search warrants would not have access... READ MORE

3rd October, 2014 373

EVEN IRAN HAS CRITICISED THE US OVER POLICE BRUTALITY


The verdict comes despite the city's medical examiner ruling that the death was homicide and the New York Police Department's ban on chokeholds, as they are dangerous... READ MORE

9th December, 2014 235

ATTORNEY GENERAL TO LAUNCH CIVIL RIGHTS PROBE


A still from a video showing Eric Garner being choked Mr Garner died on 17 July after being restrained by police... READ MORE

4th December, 2014 202

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION GETS A NEW PARDON ATTORNEY FOR HIGH-PROFILE CLEMENCIES


Bob Zauzmer will oversee the review of thousands of clemency petitions from federal inmates... READ MORE

4th February, 2016 201

ERIC GARNER'S DEATH PROMPTS TWITTER HIJACK OF NYPD'S #WEHEARYOU MESSAGE


, a New York Police officer's ill-conceived tweet has exacerbated the NYPD's public relations fiasco... READ MORE

4th December, 2014 100

FEDERAL CHARGES APPEAR UNLIKELY IN FERGUSON POLICE SHOOTING


Brown was killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson... READ MORE

1st November, 2014 98

U.S. WON'T FILE CHARGES AGAINST GEORGE ZIMMERMAN IN TRAYVON MARTIN DEATH


The investigation by the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division was conducted independently of state efforts, and was put on pause during Zimmerman's criminal trial, officials said... READ MORE

25th February, 2015 66

TOP SENATE DEM SAYS FBI CHIEF MAY HAVE BROKEN LAW ON EMAILS


Comey jolted the White House race with his letter to Congress informing lawmakers of the newly found emails... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 47

NEXT U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL FACES DAUNTING NATIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES


Whoever replaces Holder will also share in another policy headache the internationally condemned prison for foreign terrorism suspects at the U... READ MORE

28th September, 2014 46

U.S. TOP LAW ENFORCER PROMISES STRONG FERGUSON POLICE PROBE


Police departments facing such claims usually enter into a settlement with the Justice Department... READ MORE

27th November, 2014 42

JUSTICE DEPT. TO FOCUS ON INDIVIDUALS IN CASES OF CORPORATE MISCONDUCT


Attorney or the head of the Justice Department division handling the case, according to the memo... READ MORE

11th September, 2015 35

U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL EXPECTS NATIONAL GUIDELINES AGAINST DEBTORS PRISONS


"We'll come up with guidelines that I think will change the situation as it exists in some places and certainly in places like Ferguson," Holder told reporters... READ MORE

7th March, 2015 32

SNOWDEN SAYS HE'S WILLING TO GO TO PRISON, JUST WAITING FOR U.S. PLEA DEAL RESPONSE


Snowden says he's willing to go to prison, just waiting for U.S. plea deal response... READ MORE

5th October, 2015 32

LEE DANIELS CREDITS PATTI LABELLE FOR SOBRIETY AT BET HONORS


Post to Facebook Lee Daniels credits Patti LaBelle for sobriety at BET Honors I love you, the 'Empire' director said during Saturday's taping of the show... READ MORE

6th March, 2016 20

SNOWDEN WILLING TO RETURN TO U.S. WITH GUARANTEE OF FAIR TRIAL


Snowden spoke Saturday at the New Hampshire Liberty Forum, heavily attended by libertarians... READ MORE

21st February, 2016 14

OBAMACARE FUNDED WITH BILLIONS CONGRESS DIDN'T OK, HOUSE REPORT SAYS


The report suggests that the administration ignored the Constitution in order to eliminate a potential financial threat to the stability of the new health-care law... READ MORE

7th July, 2016 12

SUSPECT, 20, CHARGED IN SHOOTING OF FERGUSON POLICE OFFICERS


Suspect 20 charged in shooting of ferguson police officers... READ MORE

15th March, 2015 11

SHADOW OF PETRAEUS PLEA DEAL LOOMED OVER CLINTON EMAIL CASE


That decision complicated the Clinton investigation enormously for the FBI because the case against Clinton appeared much weaker to them than the Petraeus case... READ MORE

6th July, 2016 11

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CLEARS OFFICER IN FERGUSON CASE BUT CRITICIZES POLICE FORCE


The U.S. Justice Department will not prosecute a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old whose death in Ferguson,... READ MORE

5th March, 2015 9

FERGUSON POLICE CHIEF SET TO RESIGN, FOX NEWS REPORTS


Attorney General Eric Holder said last week the Justice Department would use its full authority to reform the police department, including possibly dismantling it... READ MORE

11th March, 2015 7

FOR GOVERNMENT'S TOP LAWYER ON VOTING RIGHTS, PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HAS BEGUN


The presidential election this year will be the first since a divided Supreme Court invalidated a critical component of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965... READ MORE

13th January, 2016 7

U.S. ASSET FORFEITURE PROGRAM UNDERGOES SWEEPING CHANGES


Legislation in Congress is planned to make additional changes in the area of civil asset forfeiture... READ MORE

26th May, 2016 6


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