DEP. ATT. GEN. MCNULTY RESIGNS FROM JUSTICE DEPT. IN WASHINGTON
Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty, seen testifying at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on August 1, 2006, has announced his resignation in Washington on May 15, 2007. McNulty is the latest Justice Department official to resign in the wake of the firing of eight U.S. Attorneys General. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch/FILE)
Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Monday acknowledged he made mistakes in office but predicted investigations would exonerate him of wrongdoing.
Six attorneys passed over for civil service posts in the U.S. Justice Department sued former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and other top officials Friday.
The U.S. Justice Department, in a major policy shift, has put off prosecuting more than 50 companies suspected of bad behavior, a study of records shows.
Another senior staff member involved in the scandal over the firing of U.S. attorneys has resigned from the Department of Justice.
A former Justice Department official told a House committee Wednesday a deputy U.S. attorney general was "not fully candid" in his testimony before Congress.
A deputy attorney general whose testimony on the firings of nine U.S. Attorneys contradicted U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announced his resignation. Paul McNulty sent a letter to Gonzales Monday saying that he planned to quit this summer because
New York's comptroller has asked U.S. regulators and attorneys to find out if Wal-Mart illegally spied on shareholders, including the comptroller's office.
The aide to U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales who has invoked the Fifth Amendment to avoid testifying before Congress resigned Friday.
A U.S. Justice Department official ignored advice from former White House Counsel Harriet Miers when he testified before Congress, ABC News reports.
U.S. Justice Department officials began writing memos this month on why they fired U.S. attorneys last year, The Los Angeles Times reported.
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