Monday, October 14, 2019

All posts tagged "Justice Department"

  • Task Force Recommends How to Cut US Prisoner Count by 60,000

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department should limit the types of cases it brings and more nonviolent criminals should be steered toward probation and away from prison, according to task force recommendations designed to cut the federal inmate...

    • Posted January 26, 2016
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  • Justices to Weigh Limits on Insider Trading Cases

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court signaled Tuesday that it could make insider trading cases harder to prosecute nationwide, dealing another blow to federal prosecutors. The justices said they would hear the appeal of an Illinois man who...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Amendment Mulled to Allow Prepa Revitalization Corp. to File for Bankruptcy

    SAN JUAN – One of the numerous amendments lawmakers are evaluating for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority Revitalization Act will allow a corporation created by the bill to file for bankruptcy. Senate Bill 1523 and House...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Chief Prosecutor to not Rule Out any Angles in Murder of Ortiz Pagán

    SAN JUAN – The Justice Department’s chief prosecutor, José Capó, is not ruling out any angles in the investigation into the murder of Prosecutor Francelis Ortiz Pagán, who was killed Tuesday morning when she arrived at her...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Siblings may be Released after 12 Years for Crime They didn’t Commit

    SAN JUAN – The Justice Department filed a motion Friday asking a judge to dismiss the double-murder charges against Edwin, David and Judith María Díaz Castro for events that took place April 7, 1999, at the Club...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Merck Pays $830M to Settle Class-action Case over Vioxx

    Merck will pay $830 million to resolve a federal class-action lawsuit involving shareholders and the painkiller Vioxx, which the drugmaker pulled from the market years ago over safety concerns. Merck said Friday that the case involved people...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Berríos Proposes Plan to Decolonize Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN – Were it to be accepted, a proposal by the president of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP), Rubén Berríos, would result in President Barack Obama meeting with Puerto Rico’s three main political leaders to...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • California Regulators Reject Volkswagen Recall Plan

    LOS ANGELES – California regulators on Tuesday rejected Volkswagen’s recall plan for some of the German automaker’s most popular diesel models that used software to intentionally deceive government emissions tests, including the Beetle, Jetta, Golf and Passat....

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Electrolux CEO Steps Down After Failed Takeover of GE Unit

    STOCKHOLM – Electrolux says Chief Executive Keith McLoughlin is stepping down and will be replaced by Jonas Samuelson, who currently heads the home appliance maker’s Europe, Middle East and Africa business area. The move comes a month...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico Justice Department Posts Docs related to US Supreme Court Cases

    SAN JUAN -The Puerto Rico Justice Department announced Friday, Jan. 8, that it has posted on its website a series of documents related to three commonwealth-related cases pending at the U.S. Supreme Court. The cases at the...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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