March 30, 2011 Justice Department ethics lawyers say the agency's civil rights division properly handled the New Black Panther Party voter intimidation case. But it's not going away. The House Judiciary Committee chair indicated that he still thinks the Justice Department is "misguided" in such cases.
March 10, 2011 Lisa O. Monaco is now principal associate deputy attorney general. She has previously served as chief of staff to the FBI director.
December 29, 2010 Jim Cole, who's been waiting for the Senate to act on his nomination to be deputy attorney general longer than anyone else who's been nominated to that position in the past 30 years, is being put into the job via a "recess appointment."
September 24, 2010 Justice Department official Christopher Coates accused colleagues of unwillingness to crack down on charges of voter discrimination by blacks against whites, citing the New Black Panther Party case. The charges were denied by department officials.
August 24, 2010 Obama Administration To Appeal Stem-Cell Ruling
July 13, 2010 Former Justice Department lawyer J. Christian Adams says the department has shied away from cases where the victims are white. Fair point? Or a political play?
June 15, 2010 Former Justice Official To Lead Oil Industry Regulator