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  • Justice Department announces clemency guidelines for drug offenders

    Justice Department announces clemency guidelines for drug offenders
    WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department announced a new initiative Wednesday to encourage nonviolent prisoners who have served at least 10 years to apply for what is expected to be a large-scale grant of clemency in President Obama’s waning years in...
  • U.S. to recognize Michigan's gay marriages

    U.S. to recognize Michigan's gay marriages
    Gay rights advocates in Michigan cheered Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr.'s announcement Friday that the federal government will recognize about 300 same-sex marriages hastily performed March 22. But the small victory translates to more complications for...
  • Holder cancels speech in Oklahoma City amid conservative protests

    WASHINGTON—Eric H. Holder Jr. is a traveling attorney general, with a penchant for trips around the country and the world to give speeches or inspect offices. But Thursday he canceled a planned speech in Oklahoma City at the 130th Police Academy...
  • Eric Holder says terror verdict vindicates call for civilian trials

    Eric Holder says terror verdict vindicates call for civilian trials
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., who for five years has advocated trying terrorism suspects in U.S. civilian court only to be slapped down by Congress, took a victory lap in New York on Tuesday, proclaiming that last week's conviction...
  • U.S., Toyota reach $1.2 billion settlement over sudden acceleration problems

    U.S., Toyota reach $1.2 billion settlement over sudden acceleration problems
    Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a $1.2 billion settlement to end a U.S. criminal probe of sudden unexpected acceleration that led to the recall of more than 10 million vehicles, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday.  Toyota admitted it misled...
  • Attorney general announces investigation into high-speed stock trades

    WASHINGTON -- Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Friday that the Justice Department is investigating the practice of high-speed trading on the stock exchanges. Holder, in testimony prepared for delivery before the House Appropriations Committee,...
  • Supreme Court turns down NYT reporter's plea for confidentiality

    The Supreme Court turned down a plea for protection from a New York Times reporter Monday, maintaining its stand that the 1st Amendment's guarantee of freedom of the press does not shield a journalist from being required to testify about his...
  • High-speed stock trading is focus of several investigations

    High-speed stock trading is focus of several investigations
    If you're not investigating high-speed stock trading, you're missing one of the hottest trends on Wall Street. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Friday that the Justice Department is examining high-frequency trading for possible violations of...
  • Holder squares off with GOP lawmaker over contempt controversy

    Holder squares off with GOP lawmaker over contempt controversy
    WASHINGTON -- For over two hours, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and the House Judiciary Committee were getting along unusually well. Even Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), Holder’s arch-nemesis in Congress, pursued a relatively tame line of...
  • NHTSA fines GM for not turning over information for recall probe

    Federal regulators have fined General Motors Co. $28,000 for missing a deadline to turn over key information about a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million vehicles globally. Regulators will continue to fine the...
  • Holder: No decision on whether to investigate CIA or Senate aides

    Holder: No decision on whether to investigate CIA or Senate aides
    WASHINGTON - The Justice Department has not decided whether to formally investigate the conduct of CIA officers or Senate staffers in a high-profile dispute that has emerged from a Senate Intelligence Committee investigation of now-banned CIA...
  • Jewish center killings to be investigated as hate crimes

    AURORA, Mo. — The killings of three people on the eve of Passover outside two Jewish facilities in a Kansas City suburb are being treated as hate crimes, law enforcement officials said Monday. Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass and others...