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  • Center for American Progress Ideas Conference Part 1
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    Center for American Progress Ideas Conference, Part 1

    This portion of the Center for American Progress' 2018 Ideas Conference included panel discussions on the state of the economy and the rule of law during the Trump administration. Among the…

  • Sally Yates Speaks at Aspen Ideas Festival
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    Trump Administration and the Rule of Law

    Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal talked about the rule of law and the Trump administration. They spoke at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Ms.…

  • Sally Yates Delivers Harvard Law School Class Day Address
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    Harvard Law School Class Day Address

    Sally Yates delivered remarks to graduates at Harvard Law School’s 2017 Class Day. She explained to students her decision regarding President Trump’s travel ban saying, “I believed that this would…

  • White House Was Warned General Flynn Could Be Compromised
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    Russian Interference in 2016 Election

    Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified at a Senate subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Ms.…

  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch Announces Settlement with Volkswagen
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    Civil and Criminal Case Against Volkswagen

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and other officials announced a settlement in the Justice Department’s criminal and civil case against…

  • FBI Director James Comey Briefs Reporters on Orlando Mass Shooting Investigation
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    FBI Briefing on Orlando Mass Shooting

    FBI Director James Comey and Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates briefed reporters on the investigation into the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Over 100 people were killed or injured.…

  • Hearing on Sentencing Laws and the US Prison System
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    Sentencing Laws and the Prison System

    Justice Department officials and advocates testified at a hearing on legislation aimed at changing mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain drug offenders. Witnesses included Deputy…

  • Attorney General Lynch Ceremonial SwearingIn
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    Attorney General Lynch Ceremonial Swearing-In

    President Obama delivered remarks at a formal investiture ceremony for Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. Ms. Lynch was officially sworn in by Vice…

  • Formal Investiture Ceremony for Attorney General Loretta Lynch
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    Attorney General Lynch Investiture Ceremony

    A formal investiture ceremony was held for Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. Staff members representing components of the Justice Department participated. The…

  • Confirmation Hearing for Deputy Attorney General Nominee Sally Quillian Yates
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    Deputy Attorney General Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to consider Sally Quillian Yates' nomination for deputy attorney general, the Justice Department’s second-highest position. Topics included mandatory…

  • Portrait Unveiling for Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder
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    Attorney General Eric Holder Portrait Unveiling

    The Justice Department held a ceremony to unveil the official portrait of Attorney General Eric Holder. The event, which marked Attorney General Holder’s anticipated departure from the…

  • Justice Department AntiHuman Trafficking Event
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    Human Trafficking

    At a Justice Department event for National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Attorney General Eric Holder, FBI Director James Comey, and other government officials spoke about efforts to…