Biden Nominates Damian Williams as U.S. Lawyer in Manhattan

Biden Nominates Damian Williams as U.S. Attorney in Manhattan

Mr. Williams, a Harvard University and Yale Law School graduate, would take over an office that had undergone four turbulent years under the Trump administration, including two U.S. attorneys, Preet Bharara and Geoffrey S. Berman, who were dismissed. Mr. Trump’s employees persecuted by the Southern District of New York included Stephen K. Bannon, a former … Read more

Biden nominates skilled federal prosecutor as U.S. lawyer for northern Indiana

Biden nominates experienced federal prosecutor as U.S. attorney for northern Indiana

A veteran prosecutor originally from Gary was nominated as a U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Indiana by Democratic President Joe Biden on Monday. If this is confirmed by the democratically controlled Senate, Clifford Johnson would make history as the first black US attorney in the district, which encompasses all of northwest Indiana and … Read more