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U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Picked As Attorney General Nominee

Plans to announce the nomination were hastily put together after reports of Lynch’s selection began to surface on Friday.

11/08/2014

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch (credit: Justice Dept.)

Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Emerges As Lead Attorney General Candidate

U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.

11/07/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: blumenthal.senate.gov)

Reports: Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Mentioned As Possible Attorney General Replacement

Connecticut’s senior senator is being mentioned in reports as a possible choice to replace Attorney General Eric Holder.

09/26/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Attorney General Eric Holder Is Resigning

Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.

09/25/2014

This Feb. 4, 2013, photo illustration in Manassas, Va., shows a man holding a Colt AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.  (credit: Getty Images)

South Dakota AG: New York State Gun Laws Set Worrying Precedent

The state attorney general in South Dakota said in a court filing that the New York state ban on semi-automatic weapons sets a worrying precedent that could affect the rights of South Dakotans and people across the country.

05/07/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

AG Eric Holder Briefly Hospitalized After Experiencing Shortness Of Breath During Morning Staff Meeting

The White House said President Barack Obama was notified and wished Holder a “speedy recovery.”

02/27/2014

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman promotes the I-STOP program - Staten Island, NY - Jul 16, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Schneiderman Seeks To Facilitate Lawsuits By Wrongful Convicts

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has proposed revisions in state law, so that more people wrongfully convicted of crimes bring damage claims against the state.

02/18/2014

JPMorgan Chase  (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

AG Schneiderman Announces $13 Billion Mortgage Settlement With JPMorgan Chase

The settlement announced Tuesday requires JPMorgan to pay $9 billion and provide $4 billion in consumer relief, including principal reductions and other mortgage modifications for homeowners facing foreclosure.

11/19/2013

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Election Day Hotline Will Be Open For Voters On Tuesday

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his Election Day hotline with help people facing language issues, polling place barriers and other potential civil rights problems.

11/03/2013

FILE - Debris is left out for removal on November 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

AG: L.I. Company Sent Deceptive Letters To Sandy Victims To Drum Up Business

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said G.C. Environmental, Inc. mailed nearly 2,300 letters to property owners that closely resembled State Department of Environmental Conservation notices.

10/31/2013

Yelp

New York Attorney General Cracks Down On Fake Online Reviews

If you rely on online reviews for the inside scoop on businesses, some new revelations suggest you might want to rethink your strategy.

09/23/2013

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New Jersey Man Admits To Running Auto Theft Ring

A South Amboy, N.J. man pleaded guilty this week to supervising an auto-theft ring that authorities said stole over 100 vehicles worth a total of more than $550,000.

07/13/2013

Students Evacuate Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, December 14, 2012 (Photo by Shannon Hicks/Newtown Bee)

Conn Attorney General George Jepson Says State Isn’t Liable For Harm Caused By Newtown Shooting

Jepson said families and children affected “deserve a thoughtful and deliberate examination” of the tragedy and appropriate public policy responses. But he said the Claims Commissioner’s office isn’t the appropriate venue.

01/01/2013

Scales of Justice (file / credit: clipart.com)

N.J. Attorney General: ‘Reconstruction Summit’ Is False Advertising

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa has filed a lawsuit against the organizer of a planned post-Superstorm Sandy “reconstruction summit.”

12/08/2012

Gas Price Gouging

Lawmakers Call For Better Consumer Protection Against Gas Price Gouging

Two New York State lawmakers on Sunday calling for more protection for consumers against price gouging at the gas pump.

11/18/2012

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