U.S. Attorney General
Loretta Lynch has been sworn in as the nation’s 83rd attorney general. She was sworn in Monday at a Justice Department ceremony, with Vice President Joe Biden presiding.
Texas is one of several states refusing to comply with a federal law designed to reduce sexual assaults in prison, with governors criticizing the decade-old law as counterproductive and too expensive to implement.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is asking a federal court in San Antonio to require the state to get federal approval or “pre-clearance” before it makes any changes to its voting laws.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is spending the day at a conference on the University of Texas at Arlington campus aimed at promoting safe schools and communities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.