In the Trump administration, at least, the government will no longer look the other way as asbestos lawyers negotiate lenient terms that make it easy for their current clients to get money at the expense of future claimants and federal entitlement programs.
U.S. Department of Justice News
District court judge denies part of DOJ motion for summary judgment in white supremacist's FOIA case
BENTON – A district court judge recently denied in part a U.S. Department of Justice motion for partial summary judgment in the Freedom of Information Act request of imprisoned white supremacist William A. White.
A country without effective borders is not a country at all. And a country ruled by bureaucrats that are out of step with American opinion isn’t much of a country either.
DOJ denies request to identify former U.S. attorney in misconduct investigation, but releases redacted report on affair
WASHINGTON – Justice Department lawyers denied media requests to identify a former U.S. attorney who committed adultery with a supervisor in his office, but they released a report with dozens of details about the affair.
DUI arrest report on Wigginton indicates former federal prosecutor not able to complete field sobriety tests
A Troy police report detailing the DUI arrest of former U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton, indicates he had almost made it home when he was stopped at around 10 p.m. on May 23.
WASHINGTON – A recent misconduct report prepared by the Office of the Inspector General indicates that a U.S. Attorney carried on an affair with a subordinate and quit the job when Washington found out.
Asbestos attorneys are feeling the earth move under their feet, they're feeling the sky tumbling down, a-tumbling down, and they can't get that Carole King tune out of their heads.
ST. LOUIS – Former East St. Louis detective Orlando Ward, whose sentence for cocaine smuggling mysteriously shrank by half, will gain freedom on Oct. 26.
EAST ST. LOUIS – Attorney David Cates of Swansea has chosen not to litigate nurse Keith Werner’s suit claiming a California company cheated taxpayers on medical bills.
A St. Clair County woman has filed a class action lawsuit to recover money allegedly lost to an offshore gambling website.
Wood Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc. announced that it will receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Illinois announced that it collected a total of $23,036,885.18 in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30.