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    President Obama Remarks on Intelligence Programs

    President Obama spoke about National Security Agency surveillance programs and changes to surveillance and data retention procedures. The reforms would eventually shift data retention…

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    Consumer Protection Summit

    Attorney General Holder and other officials gave an overview of the Justice Department’s approach to consumer fraud cases. This was part of a Justice Department summit on…

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    Food Supply Chain Competition

    Panelists talked about competition along the food supply chain. Topics included the relationship between food producers and the small group of large firms that buy most of their…

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    Children's Exposure to Violence, Part 2

    Panelists spoke to members of the National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence about the levels of exposure, the impact of exposure of violence to children, and efforts to counter…

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    Texas Cult Standoff

    Attorney General Janet Reno spoke in a news conference to reporters on the events of the day in Waco, Texas, where increased pressure by the FBI to end the siege of an armed religious cult…

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    BP Oil Spill Settlement

    Justice Department and other law enforcement officials held a press conference in New Orleans regarding new criminal charges and a settlement in the BP oil spill. Attorney General…

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    Consumer Protection Summit

    Participants spoke about consumer protection and the wide variety of fraudulent schemes used to lure consumers. They provided information on how consumers could protect themselves, and…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder on Voting Rights Act Decision

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the Voting…

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    Department of Justice Press Conference

    Attorney General Eric Holder announced a lawsuit accusing Mastercard and American Express of anti-competitive practices. The two credit card companies have come to a settlement with…

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    Child Exploitation Prevention

    Attorney General Eric Holder announced the Justice Department’s national strategy for preventing sexual abuse of children. Representatives from various government agencies and a…

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    Medicare Fraud

    Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and others briefed reporters on the efforts to combat Medicare fraud. Reporter questions focused on the Justice…

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    50th Anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's Swearing-In

    Family, friends and colleagues of the of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy honored his memory and legacy at an event commemorating his swearing-in as attorney general January 21,…

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    Bank of America Mortgage Lending Settlement

    Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $335 million settlement with Countrywide over claims of discriminatory lending practices, the largest fair lending settlement in U.S.…

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    Johnson and Johnson Drug Marketing Settlement

    Attorney General Eric Holder, along with other federal officials, announced a $2.2 billion settlement with drug maker Johnson & Johnson over the company’s marketing practices, which…

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    FBI Director Robert Mueller Retirement Ceremony

    The Department of Justice held a farewell ceremony for outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller, who was retiring after 12 years in the post. Speakers included Attorney General Eric Holder.

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    Stalking Awareness

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about Stalking Awareness Month. Following his remarks a panel talked about the case of an Illinois teen who was the victim of a stalker. 

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    Eric Holder on Terrorist Trials in New York

    Attorney General Eric Holder announced that five Guantanamo Bay detainees will be tried in federal court in New York City. Among the detainees was Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged…

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    Attorney General Swearing-In Ceremony

    Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office as attorney general to Eric Holder.

    The ceremony was held in the Attorney General’s Conference Room in the Department of…

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    Attorney General Holder on House Contempt Vote

    Attorney General Eric Holder reacted to the House vote in favor of holding him in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for documents related to the FBI’s…

    714 views
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    Public Defender System

    The Department of Justice held a symposium on the public defender system. Attorney General Eric Holder gave the keynote address. In his remarks he promised the Justice Department…

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