Results related to “Eric Holder”
by Akiba Solomon on September 25 2014, 11:45AM
After serving six years as U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder is planning to resign. From NPR: Two sources familiar with the decision tell NPR that Holder, 63, intends to leave the Justice Department as soon as his successor is confirmed,…
by Brentin Mock on April 21 2014, 1:44PM
The Obama Administration wants to free more people unfairly imprisoned from jail
by Brentin Mock on October 30 2013, 4:36PM
Holder also endorses criminal justice reform ideas from newly minted U.S. Senator Cory Booker.
by Brentin Mock on September 30 2013, 9:45AM
Holder may seek to bail North Carolina back into federal “preclearance” oversight
by Aura Bogado on September 20 2013, 12:13PM
But is it really retroactive?
by Brentin Mock on August 22 2013, 2:05PM
Eric Holder delivers a two-fisted lawsuit to Texas today over its voter ID and redistricting plans.
by Aura Bogado on August 15 2013, 4:52PM
There’s a growing—and surprising—call to reform mandatory sentencing minimums.
by Brentin Mock on August 12 2013, 9:33AM
Holder will seek ways to reduce sentences for nonviolent, non-gang affiliated drug dealers.
by Brentin Mock on August 8 2013, 11:40AM
Looks like Attorney General Eric Holder is drawing the curtains on the War on Drugs
by Brentin Mock on August 6 2013, 12:25PM
Today marks the 48th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, after months of civil rights organizing, sit-ins, bloodshed and deaths compelled the federal government to intervene in the struggle against…
by Brentin Mock on June 5 2013, 1:20PM
Attorney General Eric Holder credits Evers along with Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X for civil rights gains in America.
by Jorge Rivas on June 29 2012, 10:58AM
As the Republican-led House voted to hold Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt on Thursday, Democrats led by the Congressional Black Caucus walked out in protest.