DOJ Commitment to and Funding of White Collar Crime Enforcement

Betty Q. Hixson

Attorney General Merrick Garland recently delivered remarks to the ABA Institute on White Collar Crime, reinforcing previous commitments by top DOJ officials to an increased emphasis on prosecuting corporations and individuals for various corporate crimes, specifically referencing environmental offenses. AG Garland remarked, “[the] Environment and Natural Resources Division is also prioritizing the […]

DOJ & Attorney General Garland focus on Corporate Crime

Betty Q. Hixson

Related Practices & Jurisdictions On March 3, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland delivered remarks to the ABA’s National Institute on White Collar Crime. In his speech, Attorney General Garland made it clear one of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) top priorities is the prosecution of corporate crime. In particular, Attorney […]

Fact Sheet: President Biden’s Historic Actions to Make Our Communities Safer by Reducing Gun Crime

Betty Q. Hixson

In his 2022 State of the Union Address, President Biden will highlight how his Administration is executing on his comprehensive strategy to make our communities safer and reduce gun crime. The President’s comprehensive strategy advances two foundational policies – investing in crime prevention and helping cities and towns hire additional […]

U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Louisiana Joins Its Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Partners in Addressing Violent Crime | USAO-EDLA

Betty Q. Hixson

NEW ORLEANS – Today, in a demonstration of unity, U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans joined federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to announce their joint efforts to address the violent crime spike occurring in the City of New Orleans.  The collaborative effort features a team comprised of the U.S. […]