Legal News

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced Mary Daly will serve as the Director of Opioid Enforcement and Prevention Efforts in the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, a new position created on December 20, 2017.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks at the Heritage Foundation's Legal Strategy Forum - Thursday, October 26, 2017:

Two experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are calling into question a method of presenting evidence in courtrooms, arguing that it risks allowing personal preference to creep into expert testimony and potentially distorts evidence for a jury.

The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division Friday submitted a statement on the potential anticompetitive effects of legislative proposals that could result in a ban or limitation on contracts between local California court reporters or service firms and third parties, such as insurance companies, for more than one deposition at a time, also known as third-party contracts.  Such regulation of court-reporting services can raise barriers to entry, restrict competition and limit potentially cost-saving options available to consumers. 

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced that Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Renata B. Hesse of the Antitrust Division will assume leadership of the Division.