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20 Sep 2021, 9:21 am by Benjamin Wittes
Attorney General William Barr appointed John Durham, lo these increasingly-many years ago, to investigate a supposed scandal inside the FBI: There had been an attempted coup, President Trump alleged, and Barr himself hinted that there had been an effort spuriously to investigate a candidate for president. [read post]
17 Sep 2021, 5:01 am by Jacob Pagano
Barr, the First Circuit vacated the BIA’s decision to affirm the immigration judge’s denial of asylum to Hernandez, and remanded to the BIA for further proceedings. [read post]
8 Sep 2021, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
And William Barr, who had done Trump’s bidding and had grossly mischaracterized the results of the Mueller Report for Trump’s benefit, finally refused (for whatever reason) to use the Justice Department to further Trump’s unfounded claims of election fraud. [read post]
2 Sep 2021, 12:34 pm by Christiana Wayne
The report shows the chronologies of the Trump-era department’s efforts to obtain records from New York Times, CNN and Washington Post reporters to advance leak investigations, all of which had the approval of then-Attorney General William Barr. [read post]
17 Aug 2021, 6:24 am by Jonathan H. Adler
Back in 1990, liberal icon William Brennan retired from the Supreme Court, creating a vacancy for President George H.W. [read post]
16 Jul 2021, 12:00 am by Jim Sedor
Effort to Learn Source of Leaks for Post Stories Came in Barr’s Final Days as AG, Court Documents Show MSN – Devlin Barrett and Spencer Hsu (Washington Post) | Published: 7/13/2021 Newly unsealed court documents show the Justice Department under Donald Trump sought a court order for the communications records of three Washington Post reporters in the final days of William Barr’s tenure as attorney general in 2020, as prosecutors sought to identify… [read post]
14 Jul 2021, 11:23 am by Ajay Sarma, Christiana Wayne
The request, made a day before former Attorney General William Barr left office, also suggests the Justice Department may have felt that someone in Congress had communicated the details of Kislyak’s conversations with the press. [read post]
6 Jul 2021, 7:00 am by Bruce D. Brown, Gabe Rottman
Additionally, the 2020 demands were likely authorized after Attorney General William Barr installed a new prosecutor at the National Security Division in February of that year to “revive” certain leak investigations, so the 2017 anti-leak initiative appears to have flowed into the waning days of the Trump administration. [read post]
1 Jul 2021, 4:27 pm by Howard Bashman
“Attorney General Merrick Garland orders pause of federal executions; Thirteen people on federal death row were executed between July 2020 and January 2021 after then-Attorney General William Barr federal prison officials to carry them out”: Pete Williams of NBC News has this report. [read post]
28 Jun 2021, 6:03 pm by Howard Bashman
“America owes thanks to Trump’s lawyers — even William Barr”: George T. [read post]
27 Jun 2021, 12:27 pm by Tom Smith
Former Attorney General William Barr bluntly dismissed some of former President Donald Trump's election fraud allegations as "bulls***" in new interviews published Sunday in the Atlantic. [read post]
27 Jun 2021, 7:46 am by Howard Bashman
“Inside William Barr’s Breakup With Trump: In the final months of the administration, the doggedly loyal attorney general finally had enough. [read post]
27 Jun 2021, 6:05 am by Jonathan H. Adler
[An interesting report by Jonathan Karl on how and when AG William Barr rejected President Trump's absurd election fraud claims.] [read post]
25 Jun 2021, 4:00 am by Jim Sedor
Federal Judge Tosses Most Claims Against Trump, Barr and U.S. [read post]
24 Jun 2021, 8:53 am by Ajay Sarma
On June 21, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed several claims in the overlapping suits filed by Black Lives Matter, the American Civil Liberties Union and others against former President Donald Trump, former Attorney General William Barr and a number of federal and local officers and agencies for the forcible clearing of protestors in Lafayette Square on June 1, 2020. [read post]
22 Jun 2021, 1:11 pm by Ajay Sarma, Christiana Wayne
Judge Dabney Friedrich’s opinion established that federal officials, including former President Donald Trump and former Attorney General William Barr, could not be sued for damages in relation to the incident. [read post]
21 Jun 2021, 1:04 pm by Mark C. Niles
In October 2020, Judge Lewis Kaplan of the District Court for the Southern District of New York (a Clinton appointee) had rejected arguments put forward by the Justice Department, then helmed by William Barr, that the United States should be substituted as the defendant in the civil claim filed by Carroll. [read post]
14 Jun 2021, 11:49 am by Ajay Sarma, Christiana Wayne
Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin have also urged a Congressional investigation, weighing the possibility of subpoenaing former attorney generals Jeff Sessions and William Barr if they do not testify before Congress voluntarily. [read post]
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin have also stated that former attorneys general William Barr and Jeff Sessions could be facing subpoenas if they declined to testify about the secret data seizures. [read post]