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Eastern District of California

Eastern District of California

$13 Billion JPMorgan Settlement


The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California represents the federal government in virtually all litigation involving the United States in the Eastern District of California. This includes all criminal prosecutions for violations of federal law, civil lawsuits by and against the government, and actions to collect judgments and restitution on behalf of victims and taxpayers. The Eastern District of California is one of the largest judicial districts in the country, both in terms of population and land mass. It has almost eight million residents and encompasses six large urban areas: Sacramento, Fresno, Bakersfield, Stockton,Vallejo, and Fairfield. It extends over 87,000 square miles, 45% of which is federal land and includes 34 counties reaching from the Oregon border in the north down to Bakersfield in the south, and from the coastal mountains in the west, to the Nevada border in the east. (Click here for the California County map of the Eastern District.) The attorneys and staff of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California are proud to represent residents of this large and culturally diverse district. It is the mission and the pledge of this office to represent the United States with determination, professionalism, and integrity.


February 2016
Issue No. 70

The U.S. Attorney's Report to the District

When Cops Become Defendants

The primary mission of the U.S. Attorney’s Office is the fair and just enforcement of our nation’s federal laws.  We could not even begin to fulfill that mission without the dedicated service of our partners in federal, state and local law enforcement.  One of the great privileges of serving in the U.S. Department of Justice is the opportunity it provides to work hand-in-hand with the people who put their lives at risk every day in order to keep our communities safe.    

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