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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Attorney General Eric Holder says while some people may have had wrong perception of what led up to Michael Brown's death, racial bias they cited in Ferguson, Mo., is legitimate - @emilyrau

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Attorney General Eric Holder: Ferguson, Mo., leaders need to take 'immediate and wholesale' action following Justice Department report

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Attorney General Eric Holder: These Ferguson, Mo., policing practices disproportionately harm black residents; no other explanation other than racial bias

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Department of Justice investigation shows Ferguson, Mo., police force frequently escalate, rather than defuse, tensions with residents, Attorney General Eric Holder says

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Ferguson, Mo., city officials relied on police 'as a collection agency' instead of public safety agency, Attorney General Eric Holder says - @KMOV

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Attorney General Eric Holder: People in Ferguson, Mo., are not responding only to single confrontation, but pervasive, corrosive ... lack of trust - @emarvelous

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Attorney General Eric Holder says Justice Department report on Ferguson, Mo., police department 'searing,' reveals bias; says not difficult to see how a single tragic incident set off 'powder keg' in city

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Attorney General Eric Holder on Ferguson, Mo., report: Facts in Darren Wilson fatal shooting of Michael Brown do not support filing of criminal charges

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Photo: Attorney General Eric Holder arrives to announce Justice Department report on Ferguson, Mo., shooting - @ChrisNagusKMO

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Eric Holder

Photo: Attorney General Holder meets with Public Safety Coalition, a bipartisan group to reform criminal justice system - @johnson_carrie

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US same-sex marriage

In op-ed, US Attorney General Eric Holder says Justice Department will file a brief arguing 'state bans on same-sex marriage violate the fundamental constitutional guarantee of "equal protection of the laws"' - @USATODAY

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

Photo: Farewell ceremony for US Attorney General Eric Holder concludes with surprise appearance by Aretha Franklin singing 'America the Beautiful' - @markknoller

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

Photo: President Obama wipes away a tear as he lavishes praise on the work of outgoing US Attorney General Eric Holder - @markknoller

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Trayvon Martin shooting, Feb. 26, 2012

Editor's note: George Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder in 2013 for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman shot Martin in Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26, 2012 and said he was acting in self-defense. Today, the Justice Department said there was not enough evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges in the case, but Attorney General Eric Holder added that "We, as a nation, must take concrete steps to ensure that such incidents do not occur in the future." - Stephanie

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Trayvon Martin shooting, Feb. 26, 2012

US Attorney General Eric Holder found investigation into shooting of Trayvon Martin did not meet the standard for a hate crime, says Department of Justice - @Reuters

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US immigration reform debate

US Attorney General: Justice Department considering whether it will seek a stay on Texas judge's decision to temporarily block President Obama's immigration executive order - @Reuters

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Obama 2nd term nominations

Loretta Lynch to cast herself as an apolitical career prosecutor who is a departure from Attorney General Eric Holder during Senate confirmation hearing today, according to prepared testimony - @nytimes

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US same-sex marriage

Attorney General Eric Holder says Department of Justice will file 'friend of the court' brief to urge Supreme Court 'to make marriage equality a reality for all Americans' - statement

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United States Department of Justice

US Attorney General Eric Holder says Justice Department ends seized-asset sharing process that split billions with local, state police - @washingtonpost

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United States Department of Justice

Attorney General Eric Holder says better data should be collected about police use of force and about attacks on police officers - @NBCNews

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