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U.S. attorney general to propose more rewards, agents to fight Wall St crime

By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street whistleblowers who provide U.S. prosecutors with evidence of financial fraud should get larger rewards for their efforts, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to say in a speech on Wednesday, according to a Justice Department official. Show More Summary

Walmart Told Customers a Fake ‘Sugar Tax’ Was Making Their Coke Cost More

"Roll those prices back," says the attorney general. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said today that Walmart will pay $66,000 in false-advertising charges related to a Coke ad that ran to promote a Father's Day sale. The retailer advertised it was selling Coca-Cola 12-packs for the low price of $3, but registers rang the soda up at $3.50. Show More Summary

Is the Justice Dept.’s New Program to Find Homegrown Terrorists Wonderful or Worrisome (or Both)?

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Today Attorney General Eric Holder introduced the public to a "pilot program" the Department of Justice is rolling out to better attempt to track down people living in the United States who may be considering running off to join ISIS and becoming terrorists. Show More Summary

Holder Stresses Inclusivity in New Programs to Combat Extremism

Attorney General Eric Holder announced new pilot programs aimed at combating the threat of terrorism from groups like ISIS, stressing the need for openness and inclusion in the process. “Today, few threats are more urgent than the threat posed by violent extremism,” Holder said in a video message. Show More Summary

DOJ launches pilot program to counter violent extremists

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is launching a series of pilot programs to deal with American extremists intent on joining the fighting in countries like Syria and Iraq. Attorney General Eric Holder says in a video message released...Show More Summary

U.S. to help train people to spot potential violent extremists

"Today, few threats are more urgent than the threat posed by violent extremism," Attorney General Eric Holder said in a video announcing the program. The Department of Justice, the White House, and other agencies are starting a series...Show More Summary

Eric Schneiderman kicks off re-election

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman kicked off his re-election campaign Sunday, flanked by a host of city Dems and labor leaders at a City Hall rally.

A Politicized Justice Department

The latest twist to the ever-evolving IRS political targeting scandal, which began over a year ago now, would have been even bigger news this week were it not for the ISIS terrorist threat. A top spokesman for Attorney General Eric Holder...Show More Summary

Holder: America Has 'Moral Obligation' to Provide Legal Representation to Illegals

Friday at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 39th annual convention, Attorney General Eric Holder announced grants for "Justice AmeriCorps" to provide legal services for the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who flooded...Show More Summary

Holder says immigrant kids should get lawyers, but his department disagrees

Undocumented immigrants on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at...Show More Summary

Eric Holder, inspired by Michael Brown and James Woods, Issues Criminal Indictment

Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to Ferguson to demonstrate his resolve for a Federal investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown. The evidence has yet to be evaluated by a grand jury, and no one wants to rush to judgment,Show More Summary

Breaking: Holder DOJ Caught Colluding With Democrats in IRS Targeting Scandal

On Tuesday, Breitbart.com reported that a senior communications aide to Attorney General Eric Holder mistakenly called the House oversight committee chair Darrell Issa’s office to discuss how they’d spin the IRS conservative targeting scandal. The DOJ aide thought he was … Continue reading ?

Democrat Hack, Working for Department of Justice's Office of Public Affairs, Accidentally Calls Daryl Issa's Office And Asks For Help In Spinning IRS Scandal

They're all working hand-in-glove. But they're also incompetent. A senior communications aide to Attorney General Eric Holder seemingly called House oversight committee chairman Darrell Issa's staff by accident and asked for their help spinning new revelations about the IRS scandal,...

Today marks one month since Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Mike

Today marks one month since Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Mike Brown. Wilson hasn't been arrested or charged. Protests have settled down and Attorney General Eric Holder is on the case but we're still waiting for a grand jury to even indict Wilson. Read more...

Letter: Holder Aide Accidentally Calls Issa Staff For Help Spinning IRS Scandal

A senior communications aide to Attorney General Eric Holder seemingly called House oversight committee chairman Darrell Issa's staff by accident and asked for their help spinning new revelations about the IRS scandal, Issa said in a September 8 letter to Holder. Show More Summary

DOJ Chops Prosecutions of Illegals in Arizona

Republican Arizona lawmakers are demanding answers from Attorney General Eric Holder about whether he ordered U.S. attorneys in southern Arizona to stop prosecuting illegal immigrants who are first-time offenders in addition to repeat offenders who do not have criminal histories. Show More Summary

Dept. of Justice: Investigation into Trayvon Martin's Death Still Active

US Attorney General Eric Holder revealed that the Department of Justice is still probing the death of Trayvon Martin, even saying there have been "recent" developments in the investigation of the 2012 shooting of the Florida teen. It...Show More Summary

Three troubling things exposed by the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that the Justice Department had “opened a civil pattern or practice investigation into allegations of unlawful policing by the City of Ferguson (Missouri) Police Department (FPD).” This is welcome news given all the troubling things we have seen and learned since FPD Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael […]

Five facts about DOJ’s civil rights investigations under Eric Holder

Attorney General Eric H. Holder on Thursday formally announced that the Justice Department will investigate the Ferguson, Mo. police department for civil rights violations. The probe, first revealed in a Washington Post article on Wednesday, will examine whether officers have systematically engaged in racial profiling or a pattern of excessive force. Show More Summary

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