196Apr 30, 2013
Book Discussion on Restoring Justice: The Speeches of Attorney General Edward Levi
Panelists talked about the career and examined the speeches of former Attorney General Edward Levi (1911-2000) who took office following the Wategate scandal. The panelists included Attorney ...
575Oct 11, 2011
Constitution and the Common Defense
Former attorneys general talked about national security. Among the topics they addressed were presidential power, the application and role of international law, rights of detained individuals, ...
534Jun 2, 2010
Legal Rights of Terror Suspects
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft talked about the legal history concerning the right of habeus corpus. A federal appeals court had recently ruled that detainees held at Bagram Air Base ...
1,559Feb 19, 2010
Conservative Political Action Conference, Afternoon Session
Political leaders and conservative activists talked about the conservative moment and the Obama administration at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Among the topics addressed were ...
109Mar 11, 2008
Corporate Settlement Agreements
Witnesses testified about the use of pre-trial prosecution agreements and deferred prosecution in corporate crime cases. Topics included the benefits and detriments of the agreements, the use ...
101Sep 21, 2007
National Rifle Association Convention
The National Rifle Association’s (NRA) annual conference, on the theme of “Celebration of American Values,” featured 2008 presidential candidates and other national leaders who ...
36Apr 14, 2007
Terrorism and Homeland Security
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft addressed the 25th annual spring meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He talked about his experiences following September 11, 2001, terrorist ...
9Jan 11, 2006
Alito Nomination Hearings Reaction
Senator Cornyn and former Attorney General Ashcroft spoke to reporters about the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Among the topics they discussed ...
73Sep 6, 2005
Chief Justice Rehnquist Lying in Repose
A portion of the day’s ceremony in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court where Chief Justice Rhenquist had been lying in repose was shown. During this portion President and Mrs. Bush ...
23Apr 22, 2005
The Attorney General and Internal Security
John Ashcroft, the former Attorney General for the Bush Administration, talked about the role of the Attorney General and internal security at the Republican National Lawyers Association ...
53Apr 7, 2005
Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft spoke on “Leadership in a Time of Crisis” at Regent University. Among the topics he addressed were the defense of freedom and democracy, ...
17Feb 1, 2005
Outgoing Attorney General Remarks
After his introduction by former attorney general Meese, outgoing Attorney General Ashcroft talked about his time in office and his future plans. Topics included domestic security changes since ...
59Jan 24, 2005
Attorney General Farewell
Justice Department officials paid tribute to out-going Attorney General Ashcroft, who thanked employees for their service and dedication to the department.
10Jan 18, 2005
U.N. Oil-for-Food Program
Attorney General Ashcroft talked to reporters about an investigation into possible fraud and mismanagement to funds designated for the U.N. Oil-for-Food program in Iraq. Following his remarks ...
24Dec 10, 2004
Justice Department Year-End Remarks
In his end-of-the-year remarks, Attorney General Ashcroft delivered a farewell address to department employees. In his remarks he talked about the sacrifices of law enforcement officials, ...
16Nov 12, 2004
Reflections on Career as Attorney General
Attorney General Ashcroft spoke about his experiences in the Bush Administration and his decision to resign his position. He discussed his accomplishments in the war on terror: ...
15Sep 16, 2004
Law Enforcement Announcement
Mr. Ashcroft spoke about recent indictments on charges of terrorism handed down by a Federal grand jury in Miami. Two men were charged with conspiring to provide material support to ...
27Aug 26, 2004
Internet Solicitation Crimes
Attorney General Ashcroft spoke with reporters about computer crimes. He announced the results of Operation Web Snare, a collaborative law enforcement effort aimed at computer-based crimes ...
21Aug 25, 2004
Attorney General News Conference
Attorney General Ashcroft spoke to reporters about Department of Justice efforts to curtail intellectual property theft, particularly computer-based theft of music files. Following his remarks ...
11Aug 20, 2004
Terrorist Suspects Arrest
Attorney General Ashcroft spoke to reporters about the arrests of two persons suspected of financing terrorist organizations. Among the topics he addressed were their ties to Hamas, methods of ...
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