DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Monday that the team conducting a probe of the company's handling of an ignition switch recall linked to 13 deaths includes attorneys from both inside and outside the No. 1 U.S. automake...
Holder also urged police officers to carry the anti-overdose drug naloxone as a public safety measure. The post Attorney General Eric Holder Calls Heroin Addiction ‘An Urgent And Growing Public Health Threat’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina (Reuters) - A captain, whose sexual-assault allegations against a U.S. Army general made him the focus of a rare court-martial for a high-ranking officer, will likely face tough questions from his attorneys when she takes the...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said his agency was stepping up efforts to stem sharp increases in deadly heroin overdoses, trafficking in the drug and abuse of prescription narcotics at the root of what he called an "urgent pu...
Last week, news outlets covered the tearful statement by Kentucky's attorney general where he said he could not defend that state's ban on gay marriage. Meanwhile, as NC's Amendment One is challenged in court, our own attorney general has remained silent. Will you join the attorney general of Kentucky, Mr. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris sought to engage and energize fellow Democrats on Saturday and warned them not to become complacent with their domination of state politics.
Artist's rendition In Michigan, plaintiffs are seeking to overturn Michigan's ban on gay marriage. The state attorney general, who is a Republican, has chosen to defend the ban, and that has resulted in a state defense that has alternately...Show More Summary
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine collapsed during a speaking engagement on Friday and was taken to a Cincinnati hospital, his office said in a statement.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — In opening statements, prosecutors say a U.S. Army general accused of sexual assault was a domineering man who coerced a captain under his command into a three-year affair. But his defense attorneys say that in...Show More Summary
It’s true that some U.S Senators voted to kill the confirmation of Debo Adegbile as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights because they were concerned about the representation provided by Mr. Adegbile as a lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund (LDF), to a man convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer. Show More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder and his Department of Justice are trying to force the Philadelphia School District to allow a Muslim school police officer to keep his beard as long as he wants it, against the district's policy. The policy,...Show More Summary
On Thursday, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told CPAC that he would fight President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder's assault on the American dream, school choice, and religious liberties. Jindal said that Obama's Department...Show More Summary
Acting Attorney General Hoffman has released a summary of the civil judgments obtained by the state during 2013. The $304 million collected is a $104 million increase over 2012 judgments. Litigation-related payouts by the State in 2013 totaled approximately $77.7 million. Show More Summary
by Ben Johnson SPRINGFIELD, IL, March 6, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At the urging of the state attorney general, clerks in three Illinois counties have announced they will begin issuing marriage licenses to homosexual couples months before they are allowed to by law. The state may not issue legal marriage certificates…
The owner of a number of carwash businesses in New York City has been ordered to pay millions of dollars to his employees after reaching a settlement with New York State Attorney General over massive labor violations. [ more › ]
Last month, a Ninth Circuit panel held that the Second Amendment requires the state to allow its citizens to both "keep" and "bear" arms. In plain English, that meant that California had to either allow concealed or open carry in public. Currently, the state leaves it up to local law......
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has just exhibited what it takes to be an ally in the most human way, definitely making fans out of us in the process. As you know, a federal judge recently ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages from other states, and in order to circumvent that, Conway would’ve had […]
File-hosting site UltraMegabit has settled a complaint with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office over allegations it engaged in deceptive business practices when it provided recurring subscription access to pirated content. It's a novel approach, but who stirred the matter up? Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and VPN services.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland--Launching the “Uninvited II” summit at a hotel across the street from where the Conservative Political Action Convention is taking place, former Attorney General Michael Mukasey offered a vigorous defense of broad powers for federal authorities to combat terrorism. Show More Summary
Last August, New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued Donald Trump, allegedly that his Trump University real estate school was a fraudulent get-rich-quick scheme that charged seminar attendees thousands of dollars for useless training. Show More Summary