Robert Capers faces replacement gossip amid word White House dictated orders on Muslim travel ban

Robert Capers faces replacement gossip amid word White House dictated orders on Muslim travel ban

One day after names of candidates were floated to potentially replace U.S. Attorney Robert Capers, a news report highlighted White House efforts to dictate legal strategy to U.S. Attorney Capers in the first contentious Court case involving President Donald Trump's Muslim travel ban.

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In waning weeks as Attorney General, Loretta Lynch asserts more control over Federal prosecutors in New York

In waning weeks as Attorney General, Loretta Lynch asserts more control over Federal prosecutors in New York

LETTER FROM NEW YORK : Under Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the U.S. Department of Justice asserts more control over the work of Federal prosecutors' offices in New York, including of the Eric Garner civil rights investigation.

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Hakeem Jeffries calls on the DOJ to expand its investigation of the NYPD

Hakeem Jeffries calls on the DOJ to expand its investigation of the NYPD

Despite uncertainty over the commitment of U.S. Attorneys Preet Bharara and Robert Capers to rigorous police reform, some elected officials and police reform activists are turning to Federal prosecutors with requests for independent reviews of the New York Police Department.

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DIGEST : Delay in release of Eric Garner grand jury records ; Sheldon Silver and Eric Schneiderman updates

DIGEST : Delay in release of Eric Garner grand jury records ; Sheldon Silver and Eric Schneiderman updates

DIGEST : (i)  Judge orders postponement of oral arguments in case seeking release of Eric Garner grand jury records ; (ii) Speaker Sheldon Silver stepping down ; (iii) Assemblymember Catherine Nolan campaigning for speakership ; and (iv) Eric Schneiderman se mantiene silencio sobre la corrupción gubernamental.

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