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There’s a Wave of New Prosecutors. And They Mean Justice.

By EMILY BAZELON and MIRIAM KRINSKY

These district attorneys should make jail the exception and eliminate cash bail.

Will William Barr Be Trump’s Roy Cohn?

By CAROLINE FREDRICKSON

The president wants an attorney general who will defend him above all else. There’s reason to worry about his new nominee.

Trump Weighs Bringing Back William Barr as Attorney General

By CHARLIE SAVAGE and MAGGIE HABERMAN

William P. Barr, a supporter of executive power who served as attorney general in 1991-93, is a front-runner to lead the Justice Department again.

Wisconsin Senate Approves Bill Stripping Governor’s Power

By MITCH SMITH and MONICA DAVEY

After losing top state offices, Republican lawmakers are racing to pass legislation that would diminish the power of the incoming Democratic governor.

Whitaker’s Ascent at Justice Dept. Surprised Investigators of Firm Accused of Fraud

By CHARLIE SAVAGE, ADAM GOLDMAN and KATIE BENNER

Mr. Whitaker, the acting attorney general, sat on the board of a patent firm that was investigated by the Federal Trade Commission over accusations it bilked thousands of customers.

Democratic Senators Challenge Whitaker Appointment in Court

By CHARLIE SAVAGE and NICHOLAS FANDOS

The lawsuit by Richard Blumenthal, Mazie K. Hirono and Sheldon Whitehouse is the latest effort to get President Trump’s designation of Matthew G. Whitaker as acting attorney general declared unlawful.

Matthew Whitaker and the Corruption of Justice

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

The real question isn’t whether the acting attorney general’s appointment is lawful, but whether it is part of a broader attempt to subvert the rule of law.

New York Sues Exxon Mobil, Saying It Deceived Shareholders on Climate Change

By JOHN SCHWARTZ

After an investigation of more than three years, the state's attorney general has sued Exxon Mobil, accusing it of downplaying the risks of global warming to its business.

New York Attorney General Expands Inquiry Into Net Neutrality Comments

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE

The office is investigating the source of more than 22 million public comments submitted to the F.C.C. during the battle over internet regulation.

Uber Settles Data Breach Investigation for $148 Million

By KATE CONGER

The ride-hailing company faced charges that it covered up a breach of user data, rather than immediately notifying consumers.

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