Office of the Deputy Attorney General

Office of the Deputy Attorney General

Office of the Deputy Attorney General

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Sally Quillian Yates Acting Deputy Attorney General
Acting Deputy Attorney General of the United States

Sally Quillian Yates became Acting Deputy Attorney General on Jan. 10, 2015. President Obama formally nominated her for the position on Jan. 8, 2015.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

On March 26, 2015, the Department of Justice approved a Prospective Purchaser Agreement (PPA) with Reichhold, LLC for the purchase of a chemical manufacturing business on 8.8 acres in Azusa, California.  The property is part of the San Gabriel Valley Area 2 Superfund Site, Baldwin Park, California, Operable Unit and is located in an environmental justice community, where approximately 79 percent of the population is Latino, 35 percent of the population lives below two times the federal poverty level and 25 percent of the population over the age of 25 has less than a high school education level. 

 

Friday, March 27, 2015

Courtesy of the Civil Division’s Consumer Protection Branch 

Friday, March 20, 2015

In the last of our series on the need for limited updates to laws enhancing cybersecurity while protecting individual rights, this post will describe a proposal that is geared toward shutting down the international black market for Americans’ stolen financial information.  One of the most common motivations for hacking is the theft of financial information.  In recent years, organized, multinational criminal enterprises have arisen to steal large volumes of credit card numbers and other personally identifiable information.  Middlemen then sell the stolen data to the highest bidder, often using underground “carding” forums.  The amendments are aimed at making sure that these middlemen — those who profit from the sale of stolen financial data of Americans — can be brought to justice even if they are operating outside of the United States.

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Department of Justice and agencies across the government post their 2015 Chief FOIA Officer Reports alongside a compilation of success stories from this year's reports.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Acting Associate Attorney General Stuart F. Delery announced the creation of the Department of Justice’s Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative in a video and blog post. You can watch the video LINK.

 

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