President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of eight federal drug defendants on Wednesday, including four who were set to die in federal prison, as part of a new initiative to reduce harsh sentences for nonviolent crimes.
Additionally, Obama granted pardons to 12 individuals convicted of possessing an unregistered distilling apparatus, manufacturing
When Congress finds a person in contempt, the matter is referred to federal prosecutors to be brought before a grand jury
Republicans seemed angry and surprised to learn that a Reagan administration policy is hampering their efforts to prosecute former IRS official Lois Lerner.
When asked by another reporter if he considered protecting a source part of a journalist doing his job, Cole tried to steer
For the first time since Bill Clinton famously wandered through the press cabin in Air Force One asking, "You got anybody you wanna pardon?", a president is actively seeking candidates to have their sentences shortened. Unlike Clinton, Obama is asking the question seriously.
Deputy Attorney General James Cole, who announced last month that DOJ would seek help identifying prisoners serving long
A top Justice Department lawyer said on Tuesday that the "relatively low" standard the NSA uses to decide whether it can
But the Republican chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, Mike Rogers, warned that collecting foreign
William Culbreath Janet Mendis Lennen Jason Ellis Dara Hagans Authorities in High Point, N.C., are seeking the public's help