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Department of Justice
Holder: State Attorneys General Don’t Have to Defend Same-Sex Marriage Bans
U.S. Attorney General stands up for six state attorneys general who didn’t defend their states’ gay marriage bans from challenges
Obama Wants to Commute More Drug Sentences
The administration is urging lawyers to help get low-level offenders out of prison faster
Feds to Pay for GPS Trackers for Autistic Children
Sen. Charles Schumer has been pushing for the move since the disappearance and death of Avonte Oquendo in October last year
Holder Says Legal Marijuana Won’t Make Kids Toke Up
Promises the feds are still working to keep the drug out of young hands, even in states where it’s been legalized
Obama Administration Targets North Carolina Voting Law
Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Obama Administration is filing suit against North Carolina over recent changes to the state’s voting laws
Feds Detail Justice Department’s Drone Use, Call for More Rules
A Department of Justice Inspector General report lays out the limited ways domestic law enforcement is using drones, for now, and recommends policies to constrain their use.
Obama Expands Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Relief
On Thursday, Attorney General Holder announced the expansion of his new federal mandatory minimum guidelines to pending cases
Department of Justice Files Suit Against Texas Voting Law
Attorney General Holder announced the Department is suing Texas over the state’s new voter ID law and 2011 redistricting maps.
Right and Left Praise Eric Holder’s Drug-Sentencing Plan, Up to a Point
Critics say Washington lags behind state-level innovations that are saving money and reducing crime
Five Changes to Justice Department Guidelines Designed To Protect Reporters
Accused of criminalizing journalism, Holder releases new rules for leak cases
How New York Comptroller Candidate Eliot Spitzer Skated Criminal Charges For Prostitution
Just hours after former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer announced his intentions, he was greeted with the sort of Twitter storm that disgraced politicians have come to expect in the age of social media.
Holder On The Hot Seat
Lawmakers take their best shots at the embattled Attorney General in today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing.