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  • A Reuters examination of nine years of cases shows that 66 of the 17,000 lawyers who petitioned the Supreme Court succeeded at getting their clients' appeals heard at a remarkable rate. The lawyers are the most influential members of one of the most powerful specialties in America: the business of practicing before the Supreme Court. They are the elite of the...

  • China immediately denied the charges, saying in a strongly worded Foreign Ministry statement the U.S. grand jury indictment was "made up" and would damage trust between the two nations. The indictment was the first criminal hacking charge that the United States has filed against specific foreign officials, and follows a steady increase in public criticism and...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- The U.S. Department of Justice collected a record $24.7 billion in penalties from fraud and other cases in fiscal year 2014, the agency said on Wednesday, as fines against banks for financial misconduct soared. Collections in 2014 were boosted by multi-billion dollar payouts from JPMorgan Chase& Co and Citigroup Inc to resolve claims they...

  • Top contender for new Attorney General...   Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 2:15 PM ET
    Top contender for new Attorney General...

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading candidate to replace outgoing Eric Holder as attorney general.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The top two lawmakers on the U.S. Senate's antitrust panel have written to regulators expressing concerns about AT&T Inc's plans to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, including the impact on three regional sports networks. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mike Lee, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust...

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Nov 3- Korean carmakers Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp will pay $350 million in penalties to the U.S. government for overstating fuel economy ratings in what officials said on Monday was the biggest settlement of its kind. Monday's settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice and...

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Nov 3- Korean carmakers Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp will pay $350 million in penalties to the U.S. government for overstating vehicles' fuel economy ratings in what officials said Thursday was the biggest settlement of its kind. Monday's settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of...

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Nov 3- Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp will pay a $100 million penalty for selling cars with worse fuel economy than the companies had claimed in what U.S. authorities termed the largest such accord to date. McCarthy said Hyundai and Kia had committed the most egregious violation of the reporting standards, but she declined to...

  • For whistleblowers, SEC money's not enough Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Eric Schneiderman

    When it comes to turning in bad guys in banking, it's not all about the money.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder to resign Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:55 PM ET
    President Barack Obama stands with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. who announced his resignation today, September 25, 2014 in Washington.

    President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder.

  • No decision on next AG: Javers   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:36 PM ET
    No decision on next AG: Javers

    President Obama has announced U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, and CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to the process to confirming the next AG.

  • Pres. Obama: Holder's done superb job   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:31 PM ET
    Pres. Obama: Holder's done superb job

    In announcing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, President Obama outlines his success over his time in office.

  • President Obama: AG Holder resignation bittersweet   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    President Obama: AG Holder resignation bittersweet

    President Obama announces U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, saying he has served in the Justice Department for parts of 6 presidential administrations.

  • White House: Personnel announcement scheduled   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    White House: Personnel announcement scheduled

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce he will step down at an announcement with President Obama at 4:30 this afternoon, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • AG Eric Holder to step down: Report   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    AG Eric Holder to step down: Report

    According to NBC's Pete Williams, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has plans to announce later today he will step down, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • US to pay Navajo tribe $554M in landmark settlement Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    The Obama administration has agreed to pay the Navajo Nation a record $554 million to settle longstanding claims by America's largest Indian tribe.

  • Holder must send message to Wall Street: Attorney Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 3:40 PM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder

    Attorney General Eric Holder must send a message to Wall Street, one attorney told CNBC.

  • Restoring investor confidence   Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:02 PM ET
    Restoring investor confidence

    Former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, addresses shattered investor confidence since the financial crisis in 2008.

  • Holder's Wall Street crackdown   Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:02 PM ET
    Holder's Wall Street crackdown

    Discussing Attorney General Eric Holder's aggressive rhetoric on mortgage fraud, with former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, and CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Policing Wall Street   Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Policing Wall Street

    Attorney General Eric Holder is intensifying the language surrounding mortgage fraud settlements. CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details.