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  • Revenge of FISA: the sequel

     
    by James Oliphant and updated It's back. And just like Michael Myers in Halloween, or Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction or Larry the Cable Guy, it can't be killed by any normal means. Democratic and Republican negotiators from the House......
  • Watchdogs whack DOJ for cronyism

     
    A pair of Justice Department watchdogs this morning weighed in with a scathing report which concludes that senior department officials used political affiliation to weed out candidates for coveted appointments to a pair of prestigious entry level programs...
  • Plame case documents subpoenaed

     
    by Katie Fretland The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed Attorney General Michael Mukasey to turn over documents relating to the leak of CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity -- the case that led to the conviction of former Cheney chief......
  • Bush close to Gitmo decision?

     
    by James Oliphant ABC News is reporting that President Bush may decide in the coming days whether to close or revamp the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that holds about 270 alleged terrorists. Closing Gitmo has been advocated by Defense......
  • FBI celebrates centennial

     
    By Andrew Zajac The cavernous National Building Museum was filled with G-men and G-women today as the Federal Bureau of Investigation marked its 100th anniversary with speeches and ceremony headlined by Director Robert Mueller and Attorney General Michael...
  • Mukasey: We need detainee hearing rules

     
    by Aamer Madhani In the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling last month that detainees at Guantanamo Bay have a constitutional right to challenge their detention in federal court, Attorney General Michael Mukasey today called on Congress to spell out.......
  • Four arrested in protest of Karl Rove

     
    by Katie Fretland Former Bush advisor Karl Rove was invited to speak at a GOP fundraiser in Des Moines, Iowa, but he did not get the warmest of welcomes from four residents who pledged to arrest him. Law enforcement officers......
  • Bush Justice officials broke law: DOJ IG

     
    Monica Goodling and D. Kyle Sampson, key aides to former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, violated federal law and departmental policy by considering political affiliation and other improper factors in Justice Department hiring decisions, according to...
  • Mukasey: Mistakes were made

     
    Former DOJ official Monica Goodling testifies before House Judiciary Committee in May 2007. (Chicago Tribune/Pete Souza) by James Oliphant Attorney General Michael Mukasey Wednesday sent a letter to all employees of the Justice Department, repudiating the...
  • Committee votes for Rove contempt

     
    by Katie Fretland and updated The House Judiciary Committee this morning voted in favor of finding former Bush advisor Karl Rove in contempt of Congress for his refusal of a subpoena to testify before the panel. The committee voted along......
  • Mukasey: 'The system failed'

     
    by James Oliphant Attorney General Michael Mukasey told a group Tuesday that the Justice Department's hiring practices broke down, resulting in politically-motived hires made by officials whose power went unchecked. Back in his native New York City to...