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IMMIGRATION JUDGE ORDERS DEPORTATION OF DETROIT-AREA

IMMIGRATION JUDGE ORDERS DEPORTATION OF DETROIT-AREA WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that an immigration judge in Detroit, Michigan, has ordered the deportation of Johann Leprich, 77, a Clinton Township, Michigan man who served as an armed guard at a Nazi concentration camp during World […]

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MAINE BUILDING CODE FOUND TO BE

MAINE BUILDING CODE FOUND TO BE EQUIVALENT TO FEDERAL ACCESS REQUIREMENTS WASHINGTON, D.C. — A decision made today by the Justice Department will make it easier for building owners, contractors, and architects in Maine to comply with a federal law requiring access for people with disabilities. Today, the Justice Department certified that Maine’s state building […]

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GLENCOE, ALABAMA MAN CHARGED WITH SELLING CITIES

GLENCOE, ALABAMA MAN CHARGED WITH SELLING CITIES WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thomas L. Sansonetti, Assistant Attorney General for the Departments Environment and Natural Resources Division and Alice H. Martin, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, today announced that a federal grand jury has returned an indictment against William C. Murphy of Glencoe, Alabama […]

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NEWS ADVISORY

NEWS ADVISORY WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Clinton today has agreed conditionally to commute or remit the sentences of 16 individuals for crimes committed in the 1970s and early 1980s. Attached is a list of those persons and the offenses of which they were convicted. The following 11 individuals will be eligible for immediate release from […]

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U.S. JOINS SUIT AGAINST PENNSYLVANIA INSURANCE COMPANY

U.S. JOINS SUIT AGAINST PENNSYLVANIA INSURANCE COMPANY WASHINGTON, D.C. The United States has partially intervened in a qui tam or whistleblower suit brought against a Pittsburgh insurance company alleging that the firm caused the filing of false Medicare claims, the Department of Justice announced today. Highmark, Inc. is alleged to have knowingly underpaid the amounts […]

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ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES THREE NEW MEMBERS TO

ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES THREE NEW MEMBERS TO WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorney General Janet Reno has appointed three new United States Attorneys to serve on her Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys. The Committee, created in 1973, advises the Attorney General on law enforcement issues and gives the United States Attorneys a key voice in Department […]

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ATTORNEY GENERAL STATEMENT ON CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

ATTORNEY GENERAL STATEMENT ON CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY WASHINGTON, D.C. “The President’s initiative will bring a new measure of accountability to American businesses. The President’s proposal will help deter corporate crimes by making it clear that executives and companies will face tough penalties including longer jail sentences for individuals. “The Department of Justice has been and will […]

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HONOLULU POLICE OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY TO

HONOLULU POLICE OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY TO WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Honolulu police officer plead guilty today to charges that he beat an individual who was in custody at the Central Receiving Division of the Honolulu Police Department, the Justice Department announced. Last June, David Chun was indicted along with four other police officers on charges […]

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ATTORNEY GENERAL ASHCROFT TO MAKE STATEMENT

ATTORNEY GENERAL ASHCROFT TO MAKE STATEMENT WASHINGTON D.C.– Attorney General John Ashcroft will join FBI Director Louis J. Freeh for a press conference at 12:45 p.m. at FBI Headquarters to provide details regarding the arrest of FBI Agent Robert Philip Hanssen for espionage. Copies of statements, an affidavit and photographs will be released at that […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY

MEDIA ADVISORY WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator John Ashcroft will be sworn in as the 79th Attorney General of the United States today at a private ceremony at the U.S. Supreme Court at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Reporters interested in obtaining video footage of his entering the building should set up outside of the front entrance. Date: […]