All posts tagged "Justice Department"
Now-fired Preet Bharara proud of ‘absolute independence’
The Manhattan prosecutor battled public corruption for over seven years
- Posted March 12, 2017
Attorney general seeks resignations of 46 US attorneys
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking the resignations of 46 U.S. attorneys who were holdovers from the Obama administration. Many of the federal prosecutors who were nominated by President Barack Obama have already left their...
- Posted March 11, 2017
Appeals court won’t put Trump’s travel ban case on hold
SEATTLE — A federal appeals court on Monday denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department to put President Donald Trump’s travel ban case on hold until he issues a new executive order. A three-judge panel of...
- Posted February 27, 2017
Fed lawyers deciding next step in Trump travel ban fight
A Justice Department lawyer said it was unlikely to survive a legal challenge
- Posted February 10, 2017
Justice says labor reform doesn’t affect employees in unjustified dismissals
SAN JUAN – Although the labor reform signed into law Thursday by Gov. Ricardo Rosselló does not include language specifying that the burden of proof in unjustified dismissals falls on the employer, that was the intention of...
- Posted January 26, 2017
Federal Judge Swats Aetna-Humana Insurer Combo
U.S. District Judge John Bates says in an opinion filed Monday that he largely agrees with federal regulators who contended that such a combination would hurt competition
- Posted January 23, 2017
Credit Suisse to pay $5.3B over mortgage-backed securities
Credit Suisse said Wednesday that it is pleased to put the matter behind it
- Posted January 18, 2017
Former Loíza administration to be referred to Justice Department
SAN JUAN — Elected Loíza Mayor Julia Nazario Fuentes will refer to the Justice Department and federal authorities several irregularities allegedly committed by her predecessor, Eddie Manso, which are related to possibly federal fund misuse, destruction of...
- Posted January 4, 2017
Puerto Rico Justice Department defends multimillion-dollar budget deficit
SAN JUAN – During the government transition hearings underway, Justice Secretary César Miranda defended a $3.2 million shortfall in his department’s budget as of December as part of an Office of Management and Budget debt (OMB). Ramón...
- Posted December 12, 2016
Justice Department Opens Probe on Jaime Perelló
Agency finds sufficient cause for preliminary investigation against former House speaker
- Posted November 11, 2016