On Thursday’s broadcast of “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel, former Rep. Allen West (R-FL) slammed President Barack Obama and outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder for the double standard applied to black-on-white crime versus white-on-black incidents, in particular the announcement of the St. Show More Summary
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a petition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to leave the decision for marriage equality to voters. read more
THE COUNTRY’S IN THE VERY BEST OF HANDS: Maryland’s Assistant Attorney General For Consumer Protection Falls For Urban Legend.
The California attorney general Wednesday asked a full federal appeals court to review a controversial gun case in hopes the court will overturn a ruling by a three-judge panel that would make it easier for someone to legally carry a concealed weapon in public.
Governor Jerry Brown has named Leondra Kruger, a former deputy assistant attorney general with the Obama administration, to replace California's longest-serving Supreme Court justice, Joyce L. Kennard. Kruger is a Los Angeles native and a Democrat like Brown. Show More Summary
Texas Attorney General (and governor-elect) Greg Abbott makes his feelings about gay and lesbian couples' requests to marry immediately known in his latest legal filing. read more
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and state Attorney General Jim Hood this afternoon filed a motion with the Fifth Circuit Court which demands an indefinite stay extension on yesterday's ruling by a federal district court. That court's stay...Show More Summary
CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked Urban League President Marc Morial Wednesday afternoon if events like Ferguson are "not supposed to be going on" due to the fact that America has an African-American president, attorney general, and secretary of Homeland Security.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and state Attorney General Jim Hood today filed notice that they will appeal yesterday's marriage ban ruling to the Fifth Circuit Court, whose jurisdiction includes that state, Louisiana, and Texas. The Fifth...Show More Summary
Following the news that a St. Louis County grand jury failed to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown, attention turned to the possibility of a federal charge against Wilson. Attorney General Eric Holder quickly announced...Show More Summary
The oldest and largest group of African-American attorneys and judges is urging Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice to file federal charges against Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, AL.com’s Leada Gore reports. The National Bar Association released a...
Let's hear it for Karen Straughn, Maryland Assistant Attorney General—Consumer Protection. She is so dedicated to protecting consumers that she has gone beyond reality and is now warning her constituents about mythical dangers. According...Show More Summary
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (right) implored a federal judge Tuesday not to lift his stay of a February ruling striking down the state's marriage bans. However, experts said they believe it's likely U.S. District Judge Orlando L. Garcia will...
On Tuesday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer reacted to rhetoric earlier in the day from outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, who remarked on last night’s decision not to charge Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson with wrongdoing in the shooting and killing of Michael Brown. Show More Summary
Tuesday in reaction to the grand jury announcement that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will not face charges for fatally shooting Michael Brown and the ensuing riots and protests throughout the night, Attorney General Eric Holder...Show More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder spoke this afternoon about the Ferguson grand jury verdict and the violence last night after it was announced. And Holder spoke not just of this one case and how the DOJ is handling it, but how "what we see in Ferguson is not restricted to Ferguson."
The stay expires on December 9th and no appeal has yet been filed. However Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster declared on the day of the ruling that he will appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court. Marriage licenses continue to be issued in St. Louis only and they are valid statewide. (Via Equality Case Files)
AUSTIN, Texas -- Attorney General and Governor-elect Greg Abbott is prepared to file a lawsuit opposing President Barack Obama's executive orders shielding illegal immigrants from deportation in as little as two weeks. Abbott made the announcement at a press conference Monday in Austin. Show More Summary
Last night, when the grand jury’s heartbreaking decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown was announced, many expressed that they had officially lost hope in America’s justice system. While in many
Rashad Robinson wants the DOJ to charge Wilson: Now, justice for Brown lies in the hands of president Barack Obama and US attorney general Eric Holder. The Department of Justice is investigating the death and has the power and responsibility to arrest and prosecute officer Wilson under federal criminal charges. It’s up to our national […]