TOWSON — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be in Towson to announce grants to 13 jurisdictions that are helping to fight intellectual property theft. Holder will join U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein in making the announcement Wednesday at Towson University. ...Read More »
NORFOLK, Va. — Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against three Somalis charged with fatally shooting four Americans aboard a hijacked yacht last year. Ahmed Muse Salad, Abukar Osman Beyle and Shani Nurani Shiekh Abrar could also ...Read More »
CHICAGO — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that the Justice Department will respond “appropriately” to a federal appellate judge in Texas who demanded a letter recognizing the authority of the federal courts to strike down laws passed by ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast serious doubt Tuesday on the survival of the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. Arguments at the high court focused on ...
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WASHINGTON — Thousands of federal prisoners locked up for offenses involving crack cocaine will be eligible for early release after a vote Thursday by the U.S. Sentencing Commission. Congress passed a law last year substantially lowering recommended sentences for people ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — One in every 20 federal prisoners could be eligible for early release under a potential sentencing change for inmates convicted of crack cocaine offenses that will be voted on Thursday. Congress passed a law last year substantially lowering ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Some prisoners already serving time should benefit from a new law that lowers sentences for crack cocaine offenses, but only if their crimes did not involve weapons and they do not have lengthy arrest records, U.S. Attorney General ...Read More »