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7 Sep 2020, 8:22 am by John Floyd
  Denying Systemic Racism, While Engaging in it   White nationalists, including the President and his subservient attorney general William P. [read post]
4 Sep 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Barr Tightens Rules on Surveillance of Political Candidates and Advisers Washington Post – Devlin Barrett | Published: 9/1/2020 Attorney General William Barr imposed new rules tightening the use of government surveillance on political candidates or their staffers, a move likely to cheer conservatives who have long criticized how the FBI investigated the Trump campaign in 2016. [read post]
The memo directed Attorney General William Barr to publish a list that identifies state and local jurisdictions that “permitted violence and the destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract these criminal activities. [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]
1 Sep 2020, 10:59 am by Anna Salvatore, Tia Sewell
  Attorney General William Barr announced new rules today limiting the government’s ability to secretly monitor political candidates and their aides, reports The Washington Post. [read post]
1 Sep 2020, 10:53 am by Sabrina I. Pacifici
ABC News: “Current and former national security officials are raising concerns over Attorney General William Barr’s recent decision to remove the head of a Justice Department office that helps ensure federal counterterrorism and counterintelligence activities are legal – and replace him with a political appointee with relatively limited experience. [read post]
1 Sep 2020, 5:32 am
Tucker Carlson asked DHS chief Chad Wolf, quoted at The Daily Beast.Wolf answered: “Well, this is something that I have talked to [Attorney General William Barr] personally about. [read post]
30 Aug 2020, 9:32 am by Tom Smith
Attorney Geoffrey Berman at the request of Attorney General William Barr in June. [read post]
21 Aug 2020, 10:08 am by Associated Press
Attorney General William Barr said he would be “vehemently opposed” to any attempt to pardon former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, after the president suggested he might consider it. [read post]
20 Aug 2020, 5:04 pm by Howard Bashman
” Michael Balsamo and Alanna Durkin Richer of The Associated Press have a report that begins, “The Justice Department will seek to reinstate a death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man who was convicted of carrying out the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Attorney General William Barr said Thursday. [read post]
20 Aug 2020, 12:31 pm by Josh Blackman, Seth Barrett Tillman
On July 23, the House Judiciary Committee held a markup of a new bill, the Abuse of the Pardon Prevention Act. [read post]
20 Aug 2020, 10:00 am by Tom Smith
Attorney General William Barr announced Wednesday that the Department of Justice has arrested at least 1,000 people in a handful of major cities following the launch of Operation Legend — a national, anti-crime push named in honor of a young victim of gun violence.In a press conference, Barr also stated that more than 200 people have been charged with federal crimes, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has seized more than 400 illegal weapons in just… [read post]
20 Aug 2020, 7:56 am by Paul Rosenzweig
Attorney General William Barr has renewed his call for greater law enforcement access to encrypted messages and CSAM transmissions, and some senators have heeded his call. [read post]
19 Aug 2020, 6:21 am
The shareholder primacy approach of Delaware law is well summarized by then Chancellor William Chandler in the case of eBay Domestic Holdings, Inc. v. [read post]
18 Aug 2020, 6:21 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Second, they have also knifed Attorney General William Barr in the back. [read post]
14 Aug 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
There’s Been a Big Gray Area When It Comes to Cable News Contributors Dabbling in Political Campaigns Washington Post – Jeremy Barr | Published: 8/8/2020 So-called contributors on cable news networks are essentially paid guests who sign contracts to appear exclusively on one network, generally agreeing to go on-air as frequently as the news cycle demands. [read post]