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Rudy Giuliani says Paul Manafort’s 47-month sentence was ‘justice’

President Trump’s personal attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani said Friday that former campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s four-year sentence for tax and bank fraud was “justice.” “The reality is, a first-time tax offender, most often you [...]

Carlos Ghosn’s jail time illustrates problems with Japanese ‘hostage justice’

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Unless you happen to be named “Ayn Rand,” it can be a challenge to gin up much sympathy for a multimillionaire titan of industry with homes in Tokyo, Rio, Paris (times two) and Beirut, plus 24/7 access to a private jet. [...]

Trudeau’s Ex-Adviser and Close Friend Denies Pressuring Canada’s Justice Minister in Criminal Case

OTTAWA — His testimony was calm, measured and respectful. Whether it helped erase a taint on the leader of Canada remains to be seen. Gerald Butts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s close friend and former top political aide, tried [...]

Justice Thomas urges court to revisit defamation law

One of Bill Cosby’s accusers lost her bid to sue his team for defamation Tuesday after the Supreme Court declined to hear her case — but one justice said it may soon be time to examine the entire line of cases that allowed her to be smeared. Katherine [...]

Ex-West Virginia Supreme Court justice set for sentencing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who had a $ 32,000 blue suede couch in his office and was at the center of an impeachment scandal is due in federal court for sentencing for using his job for his [...]

Booker taking 2020 campaign, call for social justice to Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is taking his call for social justice to Iowa, where he plans to visit with black leaders this weekend on his first trip to the early 2020 caucus state as a Democratic presidential candidate. Booker [...]

Ex-Chief Justice of South Korea Is Arrested on Case-Rigging Charges

SEOUL, South Korea — A former chief justice of South Korea’s Supreme Court was arrested early Thursday on charges of conspiring with the nation’s disgraced former president to manipulate its ruling on a case that threatened to [...]

Meek Mill, Jay-Z and sports owners back justice reforms

NEW YORK (AP) – A coalition of big names in sports and entertainment is taking on criminal justice reform. Rappers Meek Mill and Jay-Z joined the owners of the Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets and New England Patriots in New York City [...]

POLITICO Playbook: First words in Kamala’s launch video: Truth, justice, decency

Presented by */ ]]> Kamala Harris, a former California attorney general and San Francisco district attorney who was elected to the Senate two years ago, officially launched her campaign for president on Monday. | AP Photo/Sait Serkan [...]

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 [...]