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  • AG Lynch and DOJ Grant Baltimore Mayor’s Request to Investigate BPD (Video)

    May 8, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


      *At the request of Baltimore mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and the Department of Justice plan to launch a full-scale civil rights investigation into use of force by Baltimore police officers, according to sources with knowledge of the matter, reports the Baltimore Sun. The decision came as local officials pressed the […]

  • Loretta Lynch Sworn In; Inherits Civil Rights Probes from Eric Holder

    Apr 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *A string of deadly confrontations between mostly white police and black men will be among challenges immediately facing Loretta Lynch, who was officially sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general Lynch, 55, takes over as the country’s top law enforcement official after a weekend that saw thousands of people in Baltimore take to […]

  • 46th NAACP Image Awards to Honor Atty Gen. Eric H. Holder. Jr.

    Jan 17, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *Los  Angeles, CA– The Honorable, Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr. is set to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Award during the 46th NAACP Image Awards, broadcast live on Friday, February 6 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed) on TV One, the civil rights organization announced. The Chairman’s Award, chosen by Chairman of the NAACP National Board […]

  • Attorney General Eric Holder Makes Statement on Developments in Ferguson, Missouri

    Aug 14, 14 by White House Office of Communications Leave a comment


    *WASHINGTON- Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Thursday following his meeting earlier today with President Obama to discuss the latest developments in Ferguson, Missouri: “This morning, I met with President Obama to discuss the events in Ferguson, Missouri. Like the President, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family of Michael Brown. While […]

  • A.G. Holder Says New Policy Makes More Convicts Eligible for Presidential Clemency

    Apr 22, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *(Via Time) – The Obama Administration continued its push to reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences as a result of the nation’s federal drug laws on Monday with an announcement by Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured above) describing new rules that would expand the pool of convicts eligible to apply for presidential clemency. […]

  • House Votes to Hold Eric Holder in Contempt; CBC Stages Walkout

    Jun 28, 12 by EURpublisher02 9 Comments


    *The House has voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress over his failure to turn over documents related to the Fast and Furious scandal, the first time Congress has taken such a dramatic move against a sitting Cabinet official. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Politico reports: The vote was 255-67, with 17 […]