2,201Mar 9, 2012
Consumer Protection Summit
Attorney General Holder and other officials gave an overview of the Justice Department’s approach to consumer fraud cases. This was part of a Justice Department summit on consumer ...
1,522Apr 19, 1993
Texas Cult Standoff
Attorney General Janet Reno spoke in a news conference to reporters on the events of the day in Waco, Texas, where increased pressure by the FBI to end the siege of an armed religious cult ended in ...
1,476Dec 8, 2010
Food Supply Chain Competition
Panelists talked about competition along the food supply chain. Topics included the relationship between food producers and the small group of large firms that buy most of their ...
1,340Nov 29, 2011
Children's Exposure to Violence, Part 2
Panelists spoke to members of the National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence about the levels of exposure, the impact of exposure of violence to children, and efforts to counter the social ...
1,313Nov 15, 2012
BP Oil Spill Settlement
Justice Department and other law enforcement officials held a press conference in New Orleans regarding new criminal charges and a settlement in the BP oil spill. Attorney General Holder ...
1,045Mar 8, 2013
Consumer Protection Summit
Participants spoke about consumer protection and the wide variety of fraudulent schemes used to lure consumers. They provided information on how consumers could protect themselves, and shared ...
988Oct 4, 2010
Department of Justice Press Conference
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a lawsuit accusing Mastercard and American Express of anti-competitive practices. The two credit card companies have come to a settlement with the ...
961Aug 2, 2010
Child Exploitation Prevention
Attorney General Eric Holder announced the Justice Department’s national strategy for preventing sexual abuse of children. Representatives from various government agencies and a victim of ...
884Jun 25, 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder on Voting Rights Act Decision
Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the Voting Rights ...
877May 14, 2013
Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and others briefed reporters on the efforts to combat Medicare fraud. Reporter questions focused on the Justice Department’s ...
858Dec 21, 2011
Bank of America Mortgage Lending Settlement
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $335 million settlement with Countrywide over claims of discriminatory lending practices, the largest fair lending settlement in U.S. ...
848Jan 20, 2011
50th Anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's Swearing-In
Family, friends and colleagues of the of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy honored his memory and legacy at an event commemorating his swearing-in as attorney general January 21, 1961. Jack ...
822Nov 13, 2009
Eric Holder on Terrorist Trials in New York
Attorney General Eric Holder announced that five Guantanamo Bay detainees will be tried in federal court in New York City. Among the detainees was Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind ...
726Jan 18, 2011
Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about Stalking Awareness Month. Following his remarks a panel talked about the case of an Illinois teen who was the victim of a stalker.
711Nov 4, 2013
Johnson and Johnson Drug Marketing Settlement
Attorney General Eric Holder, along with other federal officials, announced a $2.2 billion settlement with drug maker Johnson & Johnson over the company’s marketing practices, which included ...
655Jun 28, 2012
Attorney General Holder on House Contempt Vote
Attorney General Eric Holder reacted to the House vote in favor of holding him in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for documents related to the FBI’s “Fast and ...
628Feb 17, 2010
Public Defender System
The Department of Justice held a symposium on the public defender system. Attorney General Eric Holder gave the keynote address. In his remarks he promised the Justice Department under his ...
574Feb 3, 2009
Attorney General Swearing-In Ceremony
Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office as attorney general to Eric Holder.
The ceremony was held in the Attorney General’s Conference Room in the Department of ...
560Jan 28, 2010
Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at anti-fraud health care summit. Attorney General Holder said an estimated $60 billion are lost ...
526May 2, 2012
Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that 107 doctors, nurses and other health care providers from seven different states have been ...
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