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Latest Jerry Smith Items
In a letter written at the request of a federal appellate judge, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Thursday offered assurances that the Obama administration respects the decisions that courts make.
The Justice Department on Thursday said it accepts the federal courts' power to overturn laws passed by Congress — embracing the doctrine of judicial review just days after President Obama publicly questioned whether judges had that right.
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Wednesday that the Justice Department will respond "appropriately" to a federal appellate judge in Texas who demanded a letter recognizing the authority of the federal courts to strike down laws passed by Congress.