Glenn A. Fine

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  • Inside Politics

    President Obama's health care law is an "expedition," Dr. Donald M. Berwick, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said Thursday.

  • Justice Department Inspector General Glenn A. Fine

    EDITORIAL: A Fine exit at Justice

    Justice Department Inspector General Glenn Fine should finish one major piece of business before his announced retirement next month: the investigation into Justice's Civil Rights Division.

Department of Justice Inspector General Glenn A. Fine, seen in 2008, gained a reputation for independence while handling tough issues during the Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama administrations.

    Inspector general leaves after 10 years

    Justice Department Inspector General Glenn A. Fine, who emerged as the government's most independent watchdog, announced his resignation on Monday in letters to President Obama and Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., saying it was time to "pursue new professional challenges."

  • Justice Department Inspector General Glenn A. Fine

    Audit finds fault with courthouse security

    An audit of government efforts to protect more than 400 federal courthouses in 12 judicial districts nationwide says there are weaknesses not only among the court security officers assigned to keep guns, contraband and other prohibited items out but in the oversight of the courts' security programs and systems.

  • Justice Department Inspector General Glenn A. Fine said Tuesday that the ATF's bid to reduce the flow of weapons from the U.S. to Mexico's drug gangs suffered from "significant weaknesses." (Associated Press)

    Report: Gun flow to Mexico unabated

    A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives initiative to reduce the flow of weapons from the United States to Mexico has "significant weaknesses" that undermine its effectiveness, including ATF's failure to share intelligence information with Mexican authorities and some of its U.S. law enforcement partners, a report said Tuesday.

  • **FILE** The Federal Bureau of Investigation's D.C. headquarters (The Washington Times)

    IG report hits FBI Sentinel program

    Sentinel, the FBI's multimillion-dollar program to computerize investigative information and replace the bureau's paper-based system for record keeping, is two years behind schedule and $100 million over budget, a report said Wednesday.

  • Justice Department Inspector General Glenn A. Fine

    Justice IG: FBI cheated on test of rules

    Hundreds of FBI agents, including the head of the Washington field office and several supervisors, cheated on a mandatory test of new procedures employees must follow when conducting investigations of U.S. citizens — the Justice Department inspector general said in the second critical report handed down against the bureau in recent weeks.

  • Robert S. Mueller III

    Internal report raps FBI's probes of advocacy groups

    The FBI investigated several advocacy groups on "factually weak" information, extended those inquiries "without adequate basis," improperly retained information on some groups, and wrongly listed others under terrorism classifications, according to a report.

  • ** FILE ** Members of the New Black Panther Party walk toward the U.S. Capitol for the Million More Movement rally to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on Oct. 15, 2005. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    Justice IG probing Black Panther case

    The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division — in the wake of the New Black Panther Party case — is being investigated by the department's office of inspector general to determine whether voting section employees have been harassed for participating in specific investigations or prosecutions.

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