Evaluations of the U.S. attorneys recently dismissed by the Justice Department under a little-known USA Patriot Act provision described them as "well regarded" and "very competent." Analysts discuss the firings and congressional charges of political tampering.
Blackstone Group, a private equity firm, acquired Equity Office Properties Trust for $39 billion on Wednesday, the largest-ever private equity deal. Two business experts discuss the deal and the future of private equity in the business world.
The Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Thursday about the administration's decision to shift authority of its warrantless communication surveillance program to a secret court. Guests discuss the implications of the policy change.
By PBS NewsHour
The Justice Department said Wednesday a secret but independent panel of federal judges will oversee the government's controversial domestic spying program.
Former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage confirmed that he was the primary source for Robert Novak's New York Times article that revealed the identity of a CIA officer and sparked a criminal leak investigation. A Washington correspondent discusses the…
A federal judge has ruled that five major tobacco companies violated racketeering laws and conspired to cover up the risks of smoking. Two analysts discuss the verdict.
The Justice Department yesterday said that it had subpoenaed journalists' home telephone records 13 times during the last decade.
By PBS NewsHour
Following the government's announcement, several Microsoft officials made statements critical of the Justice Department's action and defending their company.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Talks between the Department of Justice and Microsoft broke down over the weekend. The following is a statement released April 1 by U.S. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Richard Posner in Chicago, the talks' mediator.
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