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22 Feb 2020, 8:23 am by Elliot Setzer
Charlotte Butash and Benjamin Wittes argued that Attorney General William Barr’s decision to overturn the Justice Department's sentencing recommendation in the case of Roger Stone is a gift to criminal defendants everywhere. [read post]
21 Feb 2020, 8:55 am by Elliot Setzer
The case stoked controversy last week when Attorney General William Barr overruled a sentencing recommendation by four career prosecutors, who subsequently quit in protest. [read post]
21 Feb 2020, 2:00 am by Christopher Tyner
  Following a conflict over sentencing recommendations that caused four prosecutors to withdraw from the case and tension between President Trump and Attorney General William Barr, a federal judge on Thursday sentenced Roger Stone to 40 months in prison, a term substantially shorter than the seven to nine years initially requested by prosecutors. [read post]
20 Feb 2020, 2:28 pm by Jackie McDermott
” Taylor and White further reflected on how today’s public figures discuss the values that make up civic virtue— as Attorney General William Barr did in his October 2019 speech at Notre Dame Law School— and seek to demonstrate them— as Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) did in the floor speech explaining his impeachment vote. [read post]
20 Feb 2020, 4:57 am by SHG
The mindset of the moment is that Trump is awful and Barr is doing his awful bidding. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 3:11 pm by cen
‚We are really a terminal where people begin and end their flights,‘ stated Bi-County Airport Board chairman Rick Williams, talking about the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 10:44 am by Tom Smith
Attorney General William Barr took aim Wednesday at a key legal protection for the tech industry, calling into question whether it is still needed as a small number of key tech players have reached a massive size and scale. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 10:30 am by Tom Smith
The interview did not fit their narrative of Barr being a witless Trump troll so it was ignored. [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
On Tuesday afternoon, Attorney General William Barr told multiple people close to President Trump that he is considering quitting over Trump’s tweets about Justice Department investigations, according to the Washington Post. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 6:53 am by Josh Blackman
" Here is the introduction: President Trump tweeted last week that he has the "legal right" to tell Attorney General William P. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 6:00 am by Associated Press
Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldn’t heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases, an administration official told The Associated Press. [read post]
19 Feb 2020, 4:00 am by Michael C. Dorf
DorfThe call by over two thousand Justice Department alumni for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the Roger Stone sentencing recommendation provides an occasion for reflecting on a side issue that has emerged in this and other scandals of the Trump administration. [read post]
18 Feb 2020, 12:25 pm by lennyesq
District Judge Cynthia Rufe, who heads the independent Federal Judges Association, said the group “could not wait” until its spring conference to weigh in on a deepening crisis that has enveloped the Justice Department and Attorney General William Barr. *** Velma White, an aide to the judge, said the meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. [read post]
18 Feb 2020, 11:37 am by fvanloon
And the Justice Department’s decision could impair the president’s relationship with Attorney General William P. [read post]
18 Feb 2020, 8:33 am by Elliot Setzer
More than 1,100 former prosecutors and Department of Justice officials signed an open letter calling for Attorney General William Barr to resign after his department lowered the sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone. [read post]
18 Feb 2020, 6:58 am by Erin McCarthy Holliday
More than 2,000 former US Department of Justice (DOJ) employees signed a letter on Sunday calling for US Attorney General William Barr’s resignation, condemning President Donald Trump and Barr’s interference in the sentencing of Trump associate Roger Stone. [read post]
18 Feb 2020, 4:20 am by SHG
District Judge Cynthia Rufe, who heads the independent Federal Judges Association, said the group “could not wait” until its spring conference to weigh in on a deepening crisis that has enveloped the Justice Department and Attorney General William Barr. [read post]
17 Feb 2020, 5:15 pm by David Oscar Markus
District Judge Cynthia Rufe, who heads the independent Federal Judges Association, said the group “could not wait” until its spring conference to weigh in on a deepening crisis that has enveloped the Justice Department and Attorney General William Barr. [read post]