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1 Jun 2020, 4:00 pm by Michael Froomkin
Attorney General William Barr is reported to be sending Bureau of Prison riot control troops to Washington, D.C. and … Miami. [read post]
9 Nov 2019, 5:39 pm by Allan Blutstein
Democratic senators seek documents on Trump's alleged call for Barr press conferenceBy Tal Axelrod, The Hill, Nov. 9. 2019Three Democratic senators sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to Attorney General William Barr on Friday seeking documents regarding President Trump’s alleged request that Barr hold a press conference saying no laws were broken during a July phone call with Ukraine.Read more here. [read post]
16 Aug 2019, 7:16 pm by Howard Bashman
“AG Barr’s Justice Department has whole lotta love for Led Zeppelin; The legal dispute centers on whether the famous opening of ‘Stairway to Heaven’ was ripped off”: Pete Williams of NBC News has this report. [read post]
1 Sep 2020, 12:49 pm by Alan Z. Rozenshtein
ABC News is reporting that Attorney General William Barr has removed Brad Wiegmann from his role as deputy assistant attorney general for national security, the Department of Justice’s top national security policy position—a role that Wiegmann has held as a career official for over a decade. [read post]
23 Jul 2019, 1:41 pm by Herb Lin
Attorney General William Barr gave a speech on encryption at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 that went over the usual law enforcement arguments for exceptional access. [read post]
23 May 2019, 8:35 pm by Tom Smith
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation, a move aimed at accelerating Barr’s inquiry into whether U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump’s 2016 campaign. [read post]
15 Feb 2011, 6:44 am by Brad Wendel
Barr submitted a detailed plan to Hunton & Williams for an extensive investigation into U.S. [read post]
12 Jul 2020, 12:54 pm by Howard Bashman
“The Halted Progress of Criminal-Justice Reform; Prosecutors are charging protesters with federal crimes, exposing them to long prison sentences, in another example of the Justice Department’s grotesque overreach under Attorney General William Barr”: Jeffrey Toobin will have this Comment in the Talk of the Town section of the July 20, 2020 issue of The New Yorker. [read post]
20 Dec 2020, 7:08 am by Howard Bashman
William Barr: ‘One Standard of Justice’; The departing attorney general talks about John Durham, Robert Mueller, Hunter Biden, Mike Flynn and the flak he’s taken from both parties. [read post]
16 Jan 2020, 8:33 am by Howard Bashman
“The Trump Administration Doesn’t Get to Decide What’s in the Constitution: Somebody has to determine whether the ERA is valid or not, and without quite saying so, the Department of Justice is claiming that person is none other than Attorney General William Barr. [read post]
9 May 2019, 10:21 am by Kent Scheidegger
Jonathan Turley has this op-ed in The Hill:The House Judiciary Committee is voting to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress and to secure a vote of the entire House of Representatives in order to send the matter to federal court. [read post]
22 Nov 2019, 6:12 pm by Allan Blutstein
Harris (D-CA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) on Friday sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to Attorney General William Barr seeking documents relevant to any attempt by President Trump to convince Barr to hold a news conference declaring Trump had broken no laws during his July 25, 2019 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.Read more here. [read post]
5 Jun 2020, 8:23 am by Ben Kostyack
DOJ whistleblowers will give testimony in the coming weeks regarding misconduct and “unprecedented politicization” of the Department of Justice under Attorney General William Barr. [read post]
4 Mar 2019, 10:13 am by Hilary Bricken
We're very likely returning to the 2013 Cole Memo principles now that William Barr has been confirmed as AG -- and that's a good thing. [read post]
6 Sep 2019, 8:33 am by Kent Scheidegger
Attorney General William Barr has this op-ed in the WSJ with the above title. [read post]
1 Apr 2019, 6:14 am by Associated Press
When Attorney General William Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation, several publishers will be ready to put it out in book form. [read post]
5 Nov 2019, 10:48 am by Tyler Broker
In a speech where he demonized all those who do not subscribe to his religious 'moral' teachings as the direct cause of all the country’s problems, William Barr also claimed to be the victim. [read post]