Legal News

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.

Washington, DC - Today, President Obama nominated Judge David C. Nye to serve on the United States District Court for the District of Idaho.