President Trump bypassed the traditional pardon attorney process more often than any other president. Our new essay in the Federal Sentencing Reporter evaluates how many of Trump’s 238 clemency grants were recommended by the pardon attorney.
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Survey of recent phone and email records seizures shows Justice Department under President Trump markedly more aggressive in pursuing reporters to unmask sources.
On June 25, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco issued a memorandum
The U.S. government has rightfully identified the People’s Republic of China as an adversary intent on stealing technology for its national interests, and the Department of Justice established the China Initiative as a countermeasure. But the China Initiative misses the mark on an effective approach to research security.
Why is Biden’s Justice Department arguing for the dismissal of E. Jean Carroll’s defamation claim against Donald Trump? Because the issue of limiting liability of federal officials in future claims goes well beyond one president or even all presidents.
The documents illustrate the Trump administration’s efforts to invalidate the results of the 2020 presidential election in several states where Trump lost.
The Biden administration's forthcoming strategy for tackling domestic extremism will formalize major changes already set in motion over the past few months.
When a political movement has consistently, in the service of its own power, put lies ahead of truth with respect to Russia, Trump, and associated matters, it simply has to smear those who stared the issue in the face honestly.
Several court battles show the tension between the administration’s desire to break with the Trump years and the Justice Department’s other institutional interests.
On May 25, the Justice Department released a redacted version of a 2019 memo that, according to the department, advised Attorney General William Barr on how to handle the Mueller report’s descriptions of possible obstruction of justice offenses committed by then-President Trump.