Attorney General Eric Holder: "There are, as we all know, two important decisions the Supreme Court must render in the coming days. Through our capable Solicitor General, and backed by the President, we have made our positions clear. Though we...
Pro-life groups argue that Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department has been assiduous in its efforts to prosecute pro-life advocates who (legally) counsel women outside of abortion clinics, but considerably less dogged in prosecuting the abortionists inside -- and they are pointing to a recent revelation as a possible reason why. Show More Summary
An indicted abortion practitioner who works at a abortion clinic in a building owner by Attorney General Eric Holder’s wife will face trial. Georgia-based abortion practitioner Tyrone Cecil Malloy was responsible for killing a patient in an abortion and he currently faces charges related to Medicaid fraud. A Georgia grand jury indicted Malloy on Medicaid [...]
Here is the transcript of what could have been last week's telephone exchange between Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who informed Kelly of the White House's intercession in the Stop and Frisk lawsuit. Reader, be cautioned. It is not pretty.
(CNN) - There are so many scandals in Washington, Sarah Palin said, they could be lumped under the name of the botched gun-running sting that landed Attorney General Eric Holder in hot water long before the Benghazi, IRS or NSA stories came to light. "These scandals are coming at us so Fast and Furious," she […]
A group of former senior officials of the Department of Justice is strongly defending Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. in response to a recent Washington Post column that criticized Holder's "mediocre performance" in the job. Holder is "a leader with...
Washington (CNN) – Attorney General Eric Holder will send the House Judiciary Committee additional information next week to clarify his earlier testimony about reporters and leak investigations, according to Republican leaders of the panel. Show More Summary
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told EU commissioner of justice Viviane Reding that the NSA is primarily targeting U.S. citizens and suspected foreign terrorists in its data collection efforts.
Justice will be done, says Holder for “extremely damaging leaks” at the hands of Edward Snowden. Snowden is hiding in Hong Kong and the United States has launched a criminal investigation after the former CIA technical assistant blew the lid on the National Security Agency’s vast electronic surveillance operation. “This case is still under investigation [...]
Europe's justice commissioner will not sacrifice European citizens' rights for U.S. national security, she said Friday. Commissioner Viviane Reding spoke after meeting with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder after sending him a long list of questions regarding the U.S. Show More Summary
(CNN) - Attorney General Eric Holder called the leaks about U.S. surveillance programs "extremely damaging" and vowed justice for whoever disseminated the information. Appearing at a U.S.-European Union ministerial meeting Friday inShow More Summary
Why have Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department been dragging their feet in prosecuting Curtis Morrison, the Democrat activist who publicly admitted in a piece at Salon on May 31 that he secretly recorded Mitch McConnell...Show More Summary
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) sent a bracing letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday accusing him of failing to redirect wasted money within the Department of Justice from frivolities to necessities. Pointing out that the Department...Show More Summary
If a federal district court finds New York City’s controversial stop-and-frisk program unconstitutional, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder wants his agency to monitor the city police department. In a last-minute motion that left the city with little opportunity to respond, the Department of Justice disputes the city’s argument that a federal monitor is excessive, noting [...]
Republicans have no credibility wanting Attorney General Eric Holder to resign for naming a reporter in a warrant if they support Rep. Peter King’s quest to have reporter Glenn Greenwald arrested. Fox News host Megyn Kelly asked King, “to take it another step and say the journalist who published the information, the guys who publish [...]
Google Gets Testy With the Obama Administration: On the company blog, Google chief legal officer David Drummond appeals to US Attorney General Eric Holder, saying that while Google complies with the law, recent claims that Google grants the "U.S. Show More Summary
Less than two weeks after Attorney General Eric Holder was largely rebuffed by the media when he scheduled an off-the-record meeting to discuss the DOJ’s leak investigations, the White House used the old bait and switch tactic with President Obama’s unscheduled appearance at a meeting that was billed as a conversation with White House Chief [...]
Google’s chief legal officer has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller for permission to disclose the number of requests for information it has received from federal agencies under the auspices of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. In a corporate blog post that went up minutes ago, Google’s David Drummond published... Read More
Google has written to Attorney General Eric Holder asking that they be allowed to publish "aggregate numbers of national security requests, including FISA disclosures" it receives in its annual Transparency Report. Assertions in the press that our compliance with these requests gives the U.S. Show More Summary
Google is not happy that its users think it’s giving the National Security Agency troves of their data and now it wants the government’s permission to clear the air. In a letter sent Tuesday to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI director...Show More Summary