In a 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court said Monday that FBI Director Robert Mueller and former Attorney General John Ashcroft can't face a lawsuit launched by a former terrorism detainee. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal recaps the ruling and…
The Pentagon Tuesday disclosed a 2003 memo, since rescinded, that outlined the justifications for using harsh interrogation techniques against terror suspects and said President Bush's wartime authority trumps any ban on torture.
Pressure had been building for months in Washington surrounding the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and his departure was finally announced on Monday. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the politically-charged announcement.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, fielding questions about his interaction with former Attorney General John Ashcroft and about the firings of U.S. attorneys.
Former Deputy Attorney General James Comey testified before the Senate Tuesday on a 2004 standoff between himself and then-White House counsel Alberto Gonzales over President Bush's wiretapping program. Margaret Warner reports on Comey's testimony.
President Bush accepted the resignations of Attorney General John Ashcroft and Commerce Secretary Donald Evans late Tuesday in what is expected to be a series of Cabinet changes prior to the Jan. 20 start of his second term.
Attorney General John Ashcroft announced Thursday that the two suspects in the Washington, D.C.-area sniper shootings will first stand trial in Virginia where both could get the death penalty.
Attorney General John Ashcroft announced on Monday the arrest of a man who allegedly planned to build and detonate a radioactive "dirty bomb."…
The FBI will undergo a massive reorganization, shifting its chief priority to preventing future terrorist attacks and away from the more traditional crimes it currently investigates, Attorney General John Ashcroft announced Wednesday.
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