For a justice system clamoring for greater transparency and fair play, it seems SDNY's actions do not always align with their expectations for others. Judge shopping is indeed "unsavory." Is it a crime?
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's million dollar internal investigation of Bridgegate has determined that the governor did not know what was going on and did not authorize the lane closures. But the report raises more questions than answers.
This is not a trivial incident, but it shouldn't have mushroomed into the crisis it has become. Such treatment of a diplomat charged with visa fraud predictably raised eyebrows and may raise broader questions of parity about how the United States expects its owns diplomats to be treated.
Justice has prevailed over an outrageous example of prosecutorial overreach. In this case, the government argued that Motel Caswell in Tewksbury, Massachusetts should be seized because there were 15 drug arrests over a 15-year period.
A federal bank examiner violated ethics rules by golfing with bank employees during work hours and letting them pick up expenses, according to a report by a government watchdog recently released under the Freedom of Information Act.