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Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New US 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.

04/27/2015

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Texas Opts Out Of Federal Prison Rape Law

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.

05/23/2014

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U.S. Attorney General Takes Texas To Task Over Voting Rights

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.

07/25/2013

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U.S. Attorney General At Arlington LGBT Conference

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.

03/20/2012