U.S. Department of Justice News

District court judge denies part of DOJ motion for summary judgment in white supremacist's FOIA case

By Karen Kidd | Feb 12, 2018

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.

Time to enforce America’s immigration laws again

By Don Weber | Oct 30, 2017

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

By Record News | Jun 13, 2017

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

By Record News | Jun 2, 2017

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.

Misconduct involving U.S. Attorney's relationship with subordinate detailed in OIG report

By Record News | May 31, 2017

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.

The sun is shining, and it's a dark day for asbestos plaintiff lawyers

By The Madison County Record | Apr 18, 2017

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.

Former ESL detective Orlando Ward to be released Oct. 26; Cocaine smuggling sentence cut in half

By Record News | Oct 17, 2016

ST. LOUIS – Former East St. Louis detective Orlando Ward, whose sentence for cocaine smuggling mysteriously shrank by half, will gain freedom on Oct. 26.  

‘Upcoding’ lawsuit brought by Memorial nurse dismissed in federal court

By Record News | May 31, 2016

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. 

PokerStars dealt a class action in St. Clair County

By Andrea Dearden | Sep 11, 2012

A St. Clair County woman has filed a class action lawsuit to recover money allegedly lost to an offshore gambling website.

Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation to receive $500K grant

By Christina Stueve Hodges | Sep 6, 2012

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.

U.S. Attorney's collections top $23 million last year

By The Madison County Record | Oct 5, 2011

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.

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