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Attorney General Barr informs US attorney Berman in Manhattan that he was released in the power struggle

Attorney General William Barr told Manhattan Supreme Attorney Geoffrey Berman that he would be released in a letter on Saturday amid a power struggle over who will fill one of the nation’s top law enforcement positions in the nation. The Trump administration moved Friday night to appoint securities and exchanges commissioner Jay Clayton as a U.S. attorney for the southern …

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The Attorney General of Minnesota, Ellison, warns against the rush to indict officials when he takes over the Floyd case

“We are moving as quickly, quickly and effectively as possible,” he told CNN. “I have to protect this law enforcement. I won’t create a situation where people can say that this was a rush for judgment.” Minnesota governor Tim Walz announced on Sunday that former congressman Ellison, who ran for the Democratic National Committee in 2017, will take the lead …

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Attorney Colinford Mattis charged with Molotov cocktail attack on police

Ms. Rahman, a graduate of Fordham Law School, was identified as a human rights lawyer in a Facebook post about an April 30 lecture she was due to give to a Muslim group. There she was supposed to talk about “love for the earth”. The lawsuit against the lawyers, which was filed with the United States District Court in Brooklyn …

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Trump is the biggest challenge for Grassley’s self-proclaimed role as defense attorney general

Pat Cipollone called directly at Grassley (R-Iowa) and promised to quickly respond to the senator after the controversial release of Michael Atkinson, the security watchdog who had alerted lawmakers to a whistleblower’s complaint that Trump did Ukraine pressured to investigate its political rival. The two would talk again last week, with Grassley White House lawyer promising an answer until Tuesday, …

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Attorney General William Barr says what Michael Flynn did “was not a crime”.

Attorney General William Barr defended the Justice Department’s decision to request the dismissal of his criminal case against Michael Flynn, President Trump’s first national security advisor, who admitted to having lied to federal investigators. Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to having lied to the FBI for his contacts with former Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, after …

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The New York Attorney General examines Zoom’s privacy practices

Zoom, the videoconferencing app, whose traffic has risen sharply during the coronavirus pandemic, is being reviewed by New York Attorney General Letitia James for privacy and security practices. On Monday, the Zoom office sent a letter asking what new security measures the company might have taken to deal with the increased data traffic in its network and to detect hackers. …

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DoorDash tipping practices lead to a lawsuit by DC Attorney General TechCrunch

DoorDash faces a new lawsuit regarding its tipping practices. This time it comes from Washington, DC, Attorney General Karl Racine. In the lawsuit, Racine accuses DoorDash of engaging in fraudulent tipping practices and fails to provide relief to workers whose tips have been given. Racine's Office first launched an investigation into DoorDash's practices in March 2019. Customers paid millions of …

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Donald Trump pays $ 2 million to settle the New York Attorney General's civil lawsuit against the Trump Foundation and its children

The lawsuit, filed in June 2018, alleged that the President and his three eldest children – Don Jr., Ivanka, and Eric – are violating the Federal and State Finance Act and the tax exemption status of the Donald J. Trump Foundation abused. According to the lawsuit, the Trumps allowed the Foundation to "only be used as a checkbook for Mr. …

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