If Trump fires Rod Rosenstein, Solicitor General Noel Francisco would oversee the Russia investigation.
Neal Katyal, former acting solicitor general who wrote the special counsel rules, talks with Joy Reid about the vulnerabilities of the special counsel to...
Todd Kim's hire comes amid a leadership change for Reed Smith's Washington outpost, and plans to grow the 75-lawyer office.
Justice Elena Kagan questioned the absence of the U.S. solicitor general "in a case in which one would expect the government to be here." The Labor Department is revisiting the rule at issue in the case.
The Ohio solicitor general faced sharp questions from Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor over the process.
"Seems quite unusual that your office would change its position so dramatically," Justice Sotomayor told Noel Francisco, the U.S. solicitor general, about the Justice Department's abandonment of earlier litigation positions.
Neal Katyal, former acting U.S. solicitor general, who helped write the special counsel regulations that are the subject of a new lawsuit by Paul Manafort...
Ken Starr, the former solicitor general who served as independent counsel during the investigation of former President Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky, wrote in an op-ed that the solution to accusations of partisanship against special counsel Robert Mueller could lie in a...
The Minnesota attorney general's office says state Senate President Michelle Fischbach cannot legally keep her Senate seat when she becomes lieutenant governor. Solicitor General Alan Gilbert issued an opinion Thursday … Click to Continue »
The state's solicitor general will become Kansas' top federal prosecutor. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously confirmed Stephen McAllister's nomination to be U.S. Attorney in Kansas. McAllister, a University of … Click to Continue »
Join National Law Journal Supreme Court correspondent Tony Mauro and former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal for a conference call at 3 ET on Thursday, Dec. 14, to discuss new demographic research on Supreme Court law clerks. ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on federal appeals court arguments over Texas' modified voter ID law (all times local): 11:22 a.m. The Texas solicitor general has told federal appeals court judges in New Orleans that the state has fixed...Show More Summary
The former solicitor general represents the Washington Archdiocese in the First Amendment lawsuit.
Elaine Goldenberg, who joins former SG Donald Verrilli Jr. at Munger, is the fifth female assistant to leave the office for private practice this year. That sends a fresh infusion of women advocates into law firms but diminishes gender parity in the SG's office.
The Solicitor General filed a petition with the high court Friday to vacate the D.C. Circuit's en banc decision that allowed the teen to get her abortion last month.
Nicole Saharsky, who has argued 29 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court as an assistant to the U.S. solicitor general, is joining Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as a partner and co-chair of the firm's appellate and constitutional law practice group.
In late fall 2012, Joseph Palmore, then an assistant to the U.S. solicitor general, stood at the lectern in the U.S. Supreme Court fully prepared to argue about appropriate remedies in an employee-retirement dispute not on many radars as a must-watch case. He neither expected nor prepared for an annoyed Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.
It's tradition for solicitors general to argue the government's most important case each cycle. In November that's a challenge to Ohio's voter purge rules.
It looks like Department of Justice will try to have his cake and eat it too. The DOJ is sending Solicitor General Noel Francisco to argue on behalf of the religious freedom of bakers to discriminate against gay people while the government simultaneously argues how imperative it is to keep Muslims out of America. Show More Summary
U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco will make the government's arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court in December in support of a Colorado baker who refused on religious grounds to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.