Court Pauses Criminal Case Against Texas AGThe ruling Tuesday comes as Paxton is scheduled to stand trial in Houston in September on felony accusations that he misled investors in a tech startup.
Sessions Slams Sanctuary Cities During Border TripAttorney General Jeff Sessions warned sanctuary cities Friday that “enough is enough,” hours after the Justice Department sent letters to nine sanctuary jurisdictions.
Attorney General Wants Return To Tough Enforcement PoliciesAttorney General Jeff Sessions wants to return to some decades-old drug and crime-fighting strategies -- even as some involved in criminal justice during that time have come to believe those approaches were not that effective.
Democratic AGs Mount Fight Against Trump Travel BanIn stepping up legal challenges to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Democratic attorneys general are trying to use the court system to thwart the executive branch.
Senate Confirms Sessions For Attorney GeneralThe 52-47 nearly party-line vote capped weeks of divisive battles over Sessions, an early supporter of President Donald Trump and one of the Senate's most conservative lawmakers.
Sen. Sessions On Track For Confirmation As Attorney GeneralThe Senate is working round-the-clock toward confirming President Donald Trump's close ally, Sen. Jeff Sessions, to become the nation's top law enforcement officer as attorney general.
6 State AGs Urge Rejection Of Sessions For Attorney GeneralAttorneys generals from six states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.
Lynch Gives Final Speech As Attorney GeneralAttorney General Loretta Lynch, in her final speech as head of the Justice Department, praised the work of the Obama administration to advance the dream of justice and said worries of difficult days ahead should be a call for action, not despair.
Texas Attorney General's Criminal Fraud Trial Set For MayTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton is set to stand trial on criminal securities fraud charges in May.
Black Lawmakers To Speak Out Against Sessions In HearingDonald Trump's pick for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, used strong words in the first day of his Senate confirmation hearings to deny any hints of a racist past.
Texas Sues School District Over Charlie Brown DecorationTexas' attorney general has sued one of the state's school districts over its removal of a decoration that included a biblical verse recited by Linus in the 1960s TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
Trump Selects Sen. Jeff Sessions As U.S. Attorney GeneralPresident-elect Donald Trump has selected Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as his pick for attorney general.