Department of Justice

CNN: Two Independent Watchdogs Investigating DOJ Leaders in Cannabis Probe, Whistleblower Says

Note: this article, featuring our client John Elias and our David Seide, was originally published here. Two Independent Watchdogs Investigating DOJ Leaders in Cannabis Probe, Whistleblower Says (CNN) Two independent watchdogs are reviewing whether the Justice Department investigated cannabis companies because of political feelings against them, according to a whistleblower and his lawyer. During his testimony [...]

Media Advisory: House Judiciary Witness’ Counsel from DOJ Politicization Hearing Available for Interview 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 24, 2020  House Judiciary Witness’ Counsel from DOJ Politicization Hearing Available for Interview  Following Hearing, Government Accountability Project Counsel   David Seide Is Available for Comment  WASHINGTON – Following his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, Government Accountability Project client and Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney John W. Elias’s counsel available for interview.  Elias was subpoenaed by Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) to provide testimony [...]

The Washington Post: Prosecutor to Tell Congress of Pressure From ‘Highest Levels’ of Justice Dept. to Cut Roger Stone ‘a Break’

Note: this article, featuring our client John Elias, was originally published here. Prosecutor to Tell Congress of Pressure From ‘Highest Levels’ of Justice Dept. to Cut Roger Stone ‘a Break’ A federal prosecutor and another Justice Department official plan to tell Congress on Wednesday that Attorney General William P. Barr and his top deputies issued [...]

Press Release: DOJ Lawyer Subpoenaed to Speak at House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Politicization within DOJ 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 23, 2020  DOJ Lawyer Subpoenaed to Speak at House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Politicization within DOJ  Government Accountability Project Client to Testify on Experiences in Anti-Trust Division  WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Government Accountability Project client and Department of Justice (DOJ) attorney John W. Elias will testify before the House Judiciary Committee. Elias was subpoenaed last week by Chairman Jerrold Nadler [...]

2020-06-23T17:43:20-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Department of Justice, Press release|

New York Times: Roger Stone Sentencing Was Politicized, Ex-Prosecutor Plans to Testify

Note: this article, featuring our client John Elias, was originally published here. Roger Stone Sentencing Was Politicized, Ex-Prosecutor Plans to Testify The prosecutor’s supervisor said that the case was being treated differently because of the defendant’s relationship with the president, according to planned testimony. Senior law enforcement officials intervened to seek a more lenient prison [...]