Virginian James Timothy Berry pleaded guilty Monday to "curse and abuse" and was charged $250 for leaving a profane voicemail for Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring.
Deputy Attorney General James Cole is set to announce broader clemency criteria for non-violent offenders Wednesday morning. President Barack Obama has indicated he will extend clemency to hundreds, if not thousands of non-violent drug offenders to address disparities in drug sentencing laws.
On Monday, the office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a list of the top Airbnb users with at least one "illegal" listing on the site. Business Insider reached out to the top five alleged Airbnb lawbreakers Tuesday in an attempt to get their side of the story. Show More Summary
A volunteer football coach whose house was the scene of an underage drinking party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players in 2012 pleaded no contest to two charges on Tuesday, the Ohio attorney general’s office said.
Anyone who has ever rented a beach house on Airbnb or taken a ride with Uber has unwittingly stepped into a long brewing conflict over how the sharing economy fits in with local regulation -- often with regulators charging companies with disrupting local laws while earning massive profits by assisting in providing potentially illegal services. […]
On April 21, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that President Obama plans to use his constitutionally-granted pardon power for certain eligible nonviolent drug offenders serving excessive sentences, a systemic approach to clemency that was most recently used by former Republican President Gerald Ford. Show More Summary
The room-sharing startup Airbnb said it removed thousands of New York City-based listings from its site, after New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed an affidavit Monday in support of his subpoena attempting to identify users who are illegally renting apartments on the site. Show More Summary
Airbnb is in court today fighting New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's subpoena for the records of its 15,000 hosts. “In general, the rule is: if you are subpoenaed for information, and you have nothing to hide, you turn it over,” State Senator Liz Krueger said at a press conference today. Show More Summary
After Breitbart Texas reported on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) intent to seize 90,000 acres belonging to Texas landholders along the Texas/Oklahoma line, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott questioned the BLM’s authority to take such action. Show More Summary
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images By MICHAEL VIRTANEN ALBANY, N.Y. -- Most New York City rentals listed by the global website Airbnb appear to violate state law, according to the New York attorney general who's trying to subpoena...Show More Summary
Andrew C. McCarthy, sunk appropriately to the bottom of the wingnut welfare barrel at Pajamas Media, is outraged! Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that dozens of lawyers will be reassigned to the Justice Department’s pardon office in anticipation of a surge of applications from drug offenders for reductions in their sentences — applications the […]
In a battle that has been going on since last October, when New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena seeking data about thousands of renters, Airbnb has pulled thousands of NYC listings. This, after Schneiderman...Show More Summary
IT’S COME TO THIS: A gun control law that even the Massachusetts attorney general’s office thinks is unconstitutional (as applied in two cases).
Maryland's Attorney General Douglas Gansler accused his opponent, Iraqi war vet and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, of not being capable of a 'real job'. Gansler and Brown are both fighting over the democrat nomination for Governor in Maryland, so this is a case of democrat on democrat violence. Show More Summary
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed both a brief defending the Ohio Elections Commission from a pair of conservative groups that argue the state law barring false political statements impinges on their free-speech rights and a separate brief calling into question the constitutionality of the false-statements law.
Thousands of nonviolent drug offenders now serving long sentences in federal prisons could receive clemency from President Obama under a major Department of Justice overhaul. Attorney General Eric Holder announced yesterday that "a larger field of eligible individuals" will be eligible for clemency under new guidelines and the administration is...
This is unbelievable. Earlier this year, a group of 21 Attorneys General from states as far away from the Chesapeake Bay as Alaska and Wyoming submitted an amicus brief that aims to strike down the EPA’s Chesapeake cleanup plan. TheShow More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced the Obama administration’s intention to expand the amount of nonviolent drug offenders eligible for presidential clemency, laying out a new set of guidelines that could potentially give thousands of those convicts a shot at reduced jail time.
The Texas congressman wants the attorney general detained. Gohmert: When you have someone like an attorney general who is in contempt of Congress, what can we do? Someone in contempt of Congress comes waltzing into the House chamber and he’s in contempt of Congress as found by the Congress, what can be done? I was […]
"Marriage in Oregon is worthy of defense, yet the Attorney General has abandoned her duty to defend the marriage state constitutional amendment enacted overwhelmingly in 2004 and in effect has switched sides. As a membership organization,...Show More Summary