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Defense attorney apologizes to ICE, prosecutor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A lawyer who said federal agents and prosecutors kept a man arrested in an O’Neill immigration raid from seeing his attorney now says the accusation was in incorrect result of miscommunication within his office. Lincoln [...]

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in hot seat

WASHINGTON (AP) – William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long career: how much of the special counsel’s findings [...]

The Latest: Attorney says process for Census query ‘rotten’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Latest on closing arguments in lawsuits before a U.S. judge in San Francisco challenging the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census (all times local): 12:10 p.m. An [...]

Attorney seeks to quash subpoena seeking Hawley’s testimony

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley’s attorney is asking a court to quash a subpoena against the former Missouri attorney general in a lawsuit over an open records dispute. In motions filed Thursday, Attorney Lowell Pearson [...]

Bill Bar, Trump Attorney General nominee, backed by Justice Department alums

More than 120 former Justice Department officials have signed onto a letter expressing support for Attorney General nominee William Barr ahead of his confirmation hearing next week. The letter is signed by three former attorneys general, two [...]

Attorney says activist client to return to jail any time

CAIRO (AP) – An attorney says an Egyptian activist is waiting to return to prison after an appeals court upheld a two-year sentence against her for posting a video online in which she criticized the government and decried sexual harassment. Lawyer [...]

Keller named chief deputy attorney general in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A longtime attorney for a nonprofit has been named chief deputy attorney general in Minnesota. Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison announced Friday that John Keller will serve as the second-ranking attorney in the [...]

SC attorney general applauds ruling on health care overhaul

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina’s top prosecutor is applauding a federal judge’s ruling that President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Attorney General Alan tells The Associated Press that he has always [...]

U.S. Attorney in Manhattan launches criminal probe of Trump inaugural committee

The Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office opened an investigation into whether President Trump’s 2017 inauguration committee misspent some of the $ 107 million sent in as donations, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The probe is also [...]

William Barr’s path to becoming attorney general again likely tougher this time

The last time William P. Barr faced the Senate for confirmation to be attorney general in 1991 he was so noncontroversial that he was approved on a voice vote, with no less than then-Sens. Joseph R. Biden and Edward M. Kennedy backing him. It’s [...]