Judge Koeltl silent on request to have U.S. Attorney Bharara recuse himself from FOIA lawsuit

Judge Koeltl silent on request to have U.S. Attorney Bharara recuse himself from FOIA lawsuit

The Hon. U.S. District Court Judge John Koeltl has yet to respond to a letter request filed on Feb. 23 by the publisher of Progress Queens, asking that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara recuse himself from FOIA litigation.

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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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Out-of-state LGBT officials take the lead on travel bans, while Sen. Hoylman remains on sidelines

Out-of-state LGBT officials take the lead on travel bans, while Sen. Hoylman remains on sidelines

Out elected LGBT officials from the West Coast are emerging as leaders against the passage of new laws that discriminate against the LGBT community, with out LGBT leader Brad Hoylman inexplicably absent.

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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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