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26 Feb 2020, 9:44 am by Elliot Setzer
Attorney General William Barr yesterday urged lawmakers to reauthorize the government’s expiring surveillance powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), according to the Wall Street Journal. [read post]
21 Feb 2020, 1:48 pm by Mikhaila Fogel
If her sentence were too lenient, by contrast, it could appear that President Trump, with the help of Attorney General Bill Barr, had succeeded in pressuring the American judicial system to give favorable treatment to the president’s friends. [read post]
21 Feb 2020, 2:00 am by Christopher Tyner
Kerik and former Wall Street financier Michael R. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 10:07 am by Quinta Jurecic, Andrew Kent
In the following days, reporting indicated that Attorney General William Barr had intervened directly in both the Stone case and in the case of another of the president’s associates sentenced during the course of the Mueller investigation, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn—not to mention other investigations that directly touch on the president’s interests. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 9:25 am by Elliot Setzer
President Trump also announced a range of pardons and commutations on Tuesday, including for former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, ex-New York police commissioner Bernie Kerik and financier Michael Milken, writes Politico. [read post]
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]