Judiciary Committee Backs Merrick Garland For U.S. Attorney General, Setting Up Senate Confirmation VoteThe vote was 15 to 7 with all Democratic senators and four Republicans in favor of the nominee.
Mueller Did Not Find Trump Campaign 'Conspired' With RussiaAttorney General William Barr summarized the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's final report in a letter to lawmakers Sunday.
Mueller Report Now In The Hands Of The Justice DepartmentMueller is only required to release a summary of the findings. But top Democratic leaders said it's imperative for Mr. Barr to make the full report public.
What Happens If Jeff Sessions Is Fired Or Quits?If Sessions is fired, then Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the current No. 2 at the Justice Department, would automatically take his place.
Justice Department To Investigate Chicago Police DepartmentU.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has announced a Justice Department civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department, in the wake of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Attorney General Holder To Meet With Police, Public In ChicagoHolder's meeting with law enforcement, elected officials and the public on Friday is part of an effort launched by President Barack Obama in the wake of clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri.
Arguments In Terrorism Suspect's Hearing Focus On Secret FISA RecordsA federal appeals court in Chicago heard rare oral arguments on Wednesday related to surveillance questions raised by disclosures from onetime government contractor Edward Snowden.
Holder To Discuss Targeted Killings In Northwestern SpeechU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is set to defend the legality of a controversial Obama administration program Monday at Northwestern University Law School.