Results related to “Eric Holder”
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.
by Jorge Rivas on June 26 2012, 11:00AM
Mr. Obama, for his part, said on Monday he is “pleased” the court struck down some of the law’s key provisions. He also acknowledged that the court’s ruling put the responsibility for immigration law squarely in the federal government’s hands.
by Brentin Mock on April 11 2012, 11:05AM
Attorney General Eric Holder gives unequivocal defense of voting rights at Sharpton’s National Action Network 14th annual convention.
by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2011, 11:10AM
And he’ll have to back up his words in 2012.
by Julianne Hing on June 14 2010, 11:42AM
Scene where Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca was shot dead underneath the border crossing in El Paso June 7, 2010. On Friday, the FBI added a civil rights investigation to its ongoing probe into last week’s Border Patrol shooting of 15-year-old…
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 11 2010, 11:59AM
A day after Attorney General Eric Holder said he’s working to amend the Miranda law for terrorism suspects, Obama’s chief political adviser, David Axelrod, told CNN that the president is “open to looking at” a change to the rule. The…
Topics: National Security
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 10 2010, 11:59AM
Attorney General Eric Holder announced yesterday that the Obama administration will move to make the Miranda law more flexible for people facing accusations of terror. The debate over whether or not to Mirandize terrorism suspects has been renewed by the…
Topics: National Security