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  • Lawyer for gay rights to fill No. 3 position at U.S. Justice Dept

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Justice Department lawyer who argued to overturn the nation's ban on gay marriage will be promoted to the agency's No. 3 position, Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement on Friday. Stuart Delery, head of the...
  • Quiet GOP grumbles about political prosecution in McDonnell case

    Republican politicos are a bit reluctant to say it out loud, but many are furious over what they see as a politically motived prosecution of one of their stars, former Gov. Bob McDonnell. The trial — and now the conviction — added fuel to...
  • Justice Department investigation will have to expand beyond Ferguson

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Sept. 5: A few numbers indicate a civil rights investigation of the Ferguson, Mo., police department is long overdue. On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the...
  • In Ferguson, mixed reviews for Gov. Nixon, good for Sen. McCaskill

    WASHINGTON Think New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose competence in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy helped raise his profile outside his state. Recall former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who became an icon of resolve and resilience in the wake of...
  • Obama's actions speak louder than words, some civil rights leaders say

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's reluctance to delve intensely into the issue of race is drawing criticism from some African-Americans, who say he needs to contribute to the dialogue on race in America, especially as violence continues to roil...
  • Feds could go several ways in probe of Ferguson shooting

    WASHINGTON Several options await the Justice Department inquiry that Attorney General Eric Holder will see firsthand Wednesday in embattled Ferguson, Mo., where he will meet with law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of 18-year-old...
  • Colombian national pleads guilty in murder case of U.S. agent

    (Reuters) - One of seven Colombians extradited to the United States to face charges stemming from the 2013 kidnapping and killing of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent has pleaded guilty to taking part in the crime, federal officials said on...
  • Holder pledges to 'follow the facts' in civil rights probe of Ferguson shooting

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday formally opened a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department, as well as a cooperative reform effort with the St. Louis County Police Department. The federal probe that...
  • Bank of America settles mortgage fraud case for $16.65 billion

    WASHINGTON The Justice Department on Thursday announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America, a record-setting deal that helps homeowners and ends myriad state and federal investigations triggered by the nation's mortgage meltdown. The...
  • NYPD officers to begin wearing body cameras as part of settlement

    Sixty New York City police officers will wear body cameras as part of a pilot program in the wake of a federal lawsuit challenging the department's controversial stop-and-frisk tactics and the recent death of Eric Garner during an arrest, city officials...
  • Sen. Franken urges Justice Department to focus on ISIL recruiting at home

    MINNEAPOLIS Sen. Al Franken on Tuesday urged Attorney General Eric Holder to focus U.S. Department of Justice resources on recruitment at home by terror organizations particularly in Minnesota, and expressed concern over the Obama administration's lack of...
  • Texas voter ID trial opens in U.S. court

    (Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas heard arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it an attempt at suppressing minority...