Press materials are displayed on a table at the Justice Department in Washington on Monday before Attorney General Eric Holder was to speak at a news conference. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Debo Adegbile, special counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, speaks with the media outside the Supreme Court in Feb. 2013 after presenting arguments in the Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder voting rights case. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The schizophrenia drug Risperdal was at the heart of government investigations into improper marketing that stretched back more than a decade. JB Reed/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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The Justice Department, along with the Department of Education, is trying to stop what experts describe as a "school-to-prison pipeline." J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Despite a Supreme Court ruling that gutted a key part of the Voting Rights Act, Attorney General Eric Holder wants a court to use another section of the 1965 law to require Texas to get the federal government's approval before changing its voting laws. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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The seal of the Central Intelligence Agency. The case that prosecutors want journalist James Risen to testify in involves an alleged leak of information by a former CIA agent. Greg E. Mathieson Sr. /MAI/Landov hide caption

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Clearly, he's as surprised by the allegations as the rest of us. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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