Eric Holder

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New Profiling Guidelines Won’t Affect Border Stops

New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. But they would exempt agents from the Department of Homeland Security who do border checks and screen passengers at airports, according to a U.S. official familiar with the plans.

12/06/2014

Holder described it as one of "several recent incidents that have tested the sense of trust that must exist between law enforcement and the communities they are charged to serve and protect." (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Justice Dept. To Investigate NYC Chokehold Death

Holder described it as one of “several recent incidents that have tested the sense of trust that must exist between law enforcement and the communities they are charged to serve and protect.”

12/03/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Holder Announces Plan To Target Racial Profiling

Attorney General Eric Holder will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling.

12/01/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder makes a separate statement on the unrest after the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CBS News: Holder Frustrated With Missouri’s Governor Over Ferguson Actions

A Justice Department official said that Attorney General Eric Holder privately expressed frustration to Missouri’s governor over declaring a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury decision in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson.

11/21/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Bertil Enevag Ericson/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues

Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.

09/28/2014

File photo of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Says D.C. Should Have Voting Rights

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress.

09/26/2014

File photo of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Bringing Personal Perspective to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation’s civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.

08/20/2014

President Barack Obama said during a statement on Aug. 18, that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama on Ferguson: Time to Listen, Not Just Shout

Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters in a St. Louis suburb were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice for the unarmed black man shot and killed by police.

08/18/2014

Police confront demonstrators during a protest over the shooting death of Michael Williams on August 15, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police shot pepper spray,  smoke, gas and flash grenades at protestors before retreating. Several businesses were looted as the county police sat nearby with armored personnel carriers (APC). Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

US Rethinks Giving Excess Military Gear To Police

After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/16/2014

A demonstrator, protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, scrambles for cover as police fire tear gas on Aug. 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sen. Warren On Ferguson Protests: ‘This Is America, Not A War Zone’

WASHINGTON (CBS DC/AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., weighed in Thursday on the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Mo., where a police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager last weekend. Warren addressed the disheartening […]

08/14/2014

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