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18 Feb 2020, 11:37 am by fvanloon
Barr, a star of his administration who fired a warning shot in an interview Thursday against the president trying to pressure federal prosecutors in criminal cases. [read post]
17 Feb 2020, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
Attorney General Bill Barr seemed to be troubled by the President’s actions; Barr said publicly that the President’s pattern of tweeting makes “it impossible for [Barr] to do his job. [read post]
17 Feb 2020, 6:59 am by Joy
Lawyers Worry Barr Will Leave Them ExposedMore than 1,000 former DOJ officials call on U.S. [read post]
15 Feb 2020, 4:39 pm by INFORRM
Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos has requested a California court to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against him by his girlfriend’s brother, Michael Sanchez. [read post]
15 Feb 2020, 11:01 am by Hadley Baker, Elliot Setzer
Mikhaila Fogel, Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes argued that the Justice Department's handling of the sentencing of Trump associates Roger Stone and Michael Flynn gives reason to worry about how Attorney General Barr will handle allegations against the Biden family. [read post]
15 Feb 2020, 7:11 am by John Floyd
Attorney General Bill Barr, who leads the department, has reportedly raised concerns in private that the legislation’s reforms will drive up crime. [read post]
14 Feb 2020, 1:41 pm by John Floyd
  In effect, Attorney General Barr was asking Judge Berman-Jackson to not only give Stone preferential treatment but to give him unheard of extraordinary special treatment—something the attorney general is trying to secure in two other cases in which the president has a particular interest: the Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort cases. [read post]
14 Feb 2020, 1:15 pm by John Floyd
”   And it is this Michael Corleone-like president that Attorney General Barr has personally allied himself with and with whom the Attorney General has become politically subservient. [read post]
14 Feb 2020, 2:00 am by Christopher Tyner
”  In an interview with ABC News on Thursday, Barr said that President Trump’s tweets about Department of Justice criminal cases “make it impossible for [Barr] to do [his] job. [read post]
12 Feb 2020, 7:46 am by Hadley Baker, Elliot Setzer
ICYMI: Yesterday on Lawfare Mikhaila Fogel, Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes argued that the Justice Department’s handling of the sentencing of Roger Stone and Michael Flynn gives reason to worry about how Attorney General Barr will handle allegations against the Biden family. [read post]
Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI regarding his contacts with Russian officials prior to the Trump inauguration, the special counsel’s office filed a sentencing memo suggesting a downward departure from the zero to six months of prison time recommended by the guidelines—meaning that Flynn would get no custodial sentence at all. [read post]
10 Feb 2020, 8:41 am by Kate Cox
Attorney General William Barr today made public an indictment (PDF) filed in federal court in Atlanta (where Equifax is based). [read post]
7 Feb 2020, 2:32 pm by fvanloon
[TF1] In his December 2019 report on the four Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) applications and other aspects of the Crossfire Hurricane investigation, DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz noted that “[Bill] Priestap, Strzok’s supervisor, told us that ultimately he was the official who made the decision to open the Crossfire Hurricane investigation, and Strzok then prepared and approved the formal documentation, as required by the DIOG. [read post]
7 Feb 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
The memo said the FBI and all other divisions under the department’s purview must get Barr’s approval before investigating any of the 2020 presidential candidates. [read post]
5 Feb 2020, 12:11 pm by fvanloon
[TF1] In his December 2019 report on the four FISA applications and other aspects of the Crossfire Hurricane investigation, DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz noted that “[Bill] Priestap, Strzok’s supervisor, told us that ultimately he was the official who made the decision to open the Crossfire Hurricane investigation, and Strzok then prepared and approved the formal documentation, as required by the DIOG. [read post]
3 Feb 2020, 12:42 pm by Elliot Setzer, William Ford
Coast Guard; Michael Murphy, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs; and Marie Mak, the director for contracting and national security acquisitions at the Government Accountability Office. [read post]
2 Feb 2020, 11:48 am by Sandy Levinson
It is a cliche that it is often easier to slay messengers whose messages we find repugnant than to address who is sending the messages in the first place. [read post]