Accused College Admissions Cheaters Attack Prosecutors

“Full House” Actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and other prominent parents urged a judge Wednesday to dismiss charges against them in the college admissions bribery case, accusing prosecutors of “extraordinary” misconduct.

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Trump Renominates Controversial Pick for Intelligence Chief

President Donald Trump again nominated Texas Congressman John Ratcliffe to serve as director of national intelligence Friday, a move that comes just months after the Republican lawmaker’s first nomination fell apart amid closer scrutiny of his record as a prosecutor. 

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Sandusky Prosecutor

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended for one year the law license of Frank Fina, who investigated and prosecuted former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The court agreed with the Office of Disciplinary Counsel that Fina had improperly obtained grand jury testimony from Penn State’s then-general counsel Cynthia Baldwin. 

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Barr Taps Outside Prosecutor to Review Ex-NSA Adviser Flynn’s Case

Amid widespread concern about political influence creeping into the Justice Department’s most high-profile cases, Attorney General William Barr has appointed a prosecutor to look into former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s case, the New York Times reported Friday.

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House Democrats Turn Their Gaze to Bill Barr

House Democrats frustrated by the Senate’s acquittal of President Trump are pushing their oversight efforts to the Justice Department and what they call Attorney General William Barr’s efforts to politicize federal law enforcement.

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Trump Attacks on Justice Department Make Job ‘Impossible,’ Barr Says

Attorney General William Barr lashed out at President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying the president’s social media attacks on the Justice Department “make it impossible to do my job” and that “I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody.”

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