The Attorney General John Larkin's contempt of court case against the former Secretary of State Peter Hain is due to be mentioned in the Belfast Royal Courts of Justice next Tuesday.
But even before m'learned friends don their wigs, Mr Larkin's decision to invoke a rare aspect of the contempt legislation has been earning him some enemies both at Westminster and Stormont.
Attorney General Eric Holder told a gathering of state attorneys general Tuesday that they are not obligated to fight in court to enforce gay marriage bans. "Any decisions at any level not to defend individual laws must be exceeding... Read Post
Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says he has complete confidence in Chief Justice Roberts. And he says politics might be one motive behind the contempt of Congress citation against current Attorney General Eric Holder. Read Post