In the Loop: Justice Department


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Washington’s peculiar ways confound visitors

A visiting federal judge from New York meets the CIA’s litigation style.

By Peter Finn  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CIA, lawsuit, Justice Department, Judge, Frederick Scullin Jr., Marcia Cowles, Mark S. Zaid, Anthony Moses, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/19/2012

The Holder Watch continues

Officials say he’d like to stay on another year.

By Al Kamen  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  washingtonintransition, Transition, Eric Holder, attorney general, Justice Department, Janet Napolitano, Department of Homeland Security

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Obama pardons far fewer than other presidents

President pardons fewer applicants than other recent presidents.

By Al Kamen  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, pardons, commutations, propublica, study, Justice Department, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/19/2012

White House personnel moves

White House staff secretary Raj De moves to the National Security Agency. Associate White House counsel Douglas Kramer to replace him.

By Al Kamen  |  12:23 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, personnel, White House, National Security Agency, NSA, staff secretary, Raj De, Douglas Kramer, Justice Department, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil