Posted tagged ‘Attorney’

Dallas County’s First African-American District Attorney, Craig Watkins, Named Texan of the Year

December 26, 2008

craig-watkins-588.jpgJan.1, 2007, the day Craig Watkins was sworn in as Dallas’ first African-American district attorney, marked a seismic shift in local politics. Perhaps even more significant than the election of Ron Kirk, our first black mayor, Mr. Watkins’ first two years in office illustrate a commitment to just and effective enforcement of the law; citizens expect as much and rightly so.

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Attorney General Michael Mukasey Released From Hospital (Video)

November 21, 2008

AG-mukasey-3.jpgAttorney General Michael B. Mukasey left George Washington Hospital
early this afternoon, apparently headed for his office, after
collapsing while giving an speech at a Washington hotel Thursday night.

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Attorney General Michael Mukasey Collapses on Stage in DC

November 21, 2008

AG-mukasey-2.JPGAttorney General Michael Mukasey was conscious and alert early Friday — and took a get-well call from President Bush — just hours after he collapsed during a speech to a black-tie dinner.

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Eric Holder is Obama’s Choice for U.S. Attorney General

November 18, 2008

eric-holder-attorney-general.jpgU.S. President-elect Barack Obama has conditionally offered Eric Holder the job as attorney general, and the former top Clinton administration official has accepted, a senior Democrat said on Tuesday.

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