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Janet Reno

Janet Reno
Janet Reno (July 21, 1938- ) was the Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001). She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11.
Janet Reno (July 21, 1938- ) was the Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001). She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11. « Show less

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  • PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno

    PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno
    Martin Pakledinaz Tony-winning costume designer Tony Award winner Martin Pakledinaz, 58, who was one of Broadway's most sought-after costume designers, died Sunday at his New York City home after a long battle with cancer, said Patrick Herold, his...
  • Janet Reno to open UF’s center for Parkinson’s patients

     
    On April 18, former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno will be the first to receive a “patient-centric” tour of the University of Florida’s Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. In 1995, while still serving as attorney...
  • Justice Department's landmark judgment against Microsoft will expire

     
    The Department of Justice's 10-year-old antitrust judgment against Microsoft will expire on Thursday, marking the end of what is perhaps the most famous U.S. antitrust action against a technology company. The judgment barred Microsoft from anti-...
  • Paris Fashion Week: Mugler celebrates the heroic ideal -- and pornography

     
    The sophomore Mugler menswear collection under the aegis of creative director Nicola Formichetti, shown on Wednesday evening in Paris, referenced the Olympic theme that started appearing on the runways of Milan the previous week. Sort of. "Brothers of...
  • Sen. Maria Sachs moves into leadership role

     
    TALLAHASSEE — State Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray, is now part of the Senate Democrats' leadership team, Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich announced Wednesday. Sachs replaces former Sen. Tony Hill, D-Jacksonville, as minority whip, joining Sen. Bill...
  • DNA exonerations prove eyewitnesses make mistakes

    DNA exonerations prove eyewitnesses make mistakes
    In a Tampa courtroom in 1981, Alan Crotzer watched as five people took the stand and swore that he was one of the men who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl and 38-year-old woman during a botched home invasion. The child and woman testified that he later...
  • Trivia

    Trivia
    Mr. Garrison's first name is Herbert. Ms. Garrison's first name is Janet. The characters of Terrance and Phillip were created because Trey Parker and Matt Stone kept getting complaints about the show being "nothing but bad animation and fart jokes". The...
  • 1993 Floridian of the Year: Janet Reno

    1993 Floridian of the Year: Janet Reno
  • 6/14/2012-Hold On Holder

    6/14/2012-Hold On Holder
    So far, Eric Holder has been the only attorney general in the Obama Administration. President George W. Bush had three, John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales and Michael Mukasey.   Controversy seems to follow the office. Ashcroft championed the Patriot Act...
  • Secrecy and the Bush administration

    In the litany of violations of public trust and accountability by the Bush administration, a last round of restrictions on access to information under the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, hardly ranks with, say, warrantless wiretapping. But it is...
  • Paging Dennis Kucinich

    For a university with a legion of Nobel Prize winners and an impressive list of alumni who sit on various corporate boards and the like, University of California, Berkeley has been down on its luck lately. The campus that nurtured my academic curiosity...