Former AG Holder To Rejoin Private Law Firm In DCEric Holder is returning to private law practice, rejoining the same firm where he worked before becoming attorney general.
Holder Declines Comment On Possible Charges Against Sen. MenendezAttorney General Eric Holder declined to answer questions Friday about a possible corruption indictment against Sen. Bob Menendez, despite reports that he recently authorized federal prosecutors to file charges against the New Jersey Democrat concerning his ties to a wealthy friend and political donor.
Holder Calls for Better Data on Police use of ForceAttorney General Eric Holder called Thursday for better record-keeping on how often police officers use force and are themselves attacked, saying the current data is incomplete and inadequate.
AP: U.S. Weighs Criminal Charges Against David PetraeusThe former CIA Director could face charges related to the mishandling of classified information that was found in possession of his lover, source tells AP.
New Profiling Guidelines Won't Affect Border StopsNew 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.
Justice Dept. To Investigate NYC Chokehold DeathHolder 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."
Holder Announces Plan To Target Racial ProfilingAttorney General Eric Holder will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling.
CBS News: Holder Frustrated With Missouri's Governor Over Ferguson ActionsA 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.
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.
Holder Says D.C. Should Have Voting RightsOutgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress.
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.
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.
US Rethinks Giving Excess Military Gear To PoliceAfter 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.
Sen. Warren On Ferguson Protests: 'This Is America, Not A War Zone'
FBI: Possible Civil Rights Violations in Shooting Death of Missouri TeenThe FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by a white officer in Ferguson, a 21,000-resident suburb that's nearly 70 percent black.