#AttorneyGeneral

.Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Former US President Donald Trump. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The grand jury will decide if Trump should be indicted or not
  • Vance's probe has been going on for more than two years
  • Trump Organization is being investigated for inflating value of assets

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
(Photo credit: Twitter/@ShashiTharoor)

  • Soli Sorabjee died on Friday
  • Sorabjee received India's second highest civilian award in 2002
  • His death was mourned by many in the political and legal fraternity on Friday

(Photo credit: Twitter/@himantabiswa)

  • Soli Sorabjee died on Friday morning
  • He started his practice in the Bombay High Court in 1953
  • Sorabjee was a known defender of the idea to protect the last man in the socio-economic order

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Vanita Gupta started her career with NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Vanita Gupta will be the first woman of colour to be associate attorney general
  • She was confirmed by a narrow margin of 51-49 votes
  • Lisa Murkowski broke away from the unified GOP opposition to back the confirmation

.West Virginia, USA
The Second Amendment of the United States constitution allows American citizens to legally possess arms. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MorriseyWV)

  • Patrick Morrisey also took to Twitter to express his disagreement
  • President Biden announced a set of measures to curb gun violence
  • Biden urged Congress to pass the gun control measures soon

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Xavier Becerra currently serves as the Attorney General for California. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AGBecerra)

  • The final outcome of the vote stood at 50 to 49
  • Becerra is the first Latino Health Secretary of the US
  • Democratic Senators potrayed Becerra as an ideal choice for the position

.New York, NY, USA
Six woman have accused Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual misconduct. (Photo Credits: AFP)

  • The decision follows after a sixth woman accused Cuomo of sexual misconduct
  • Cuomo has denied the allegations
  • Attorney General James has a separate investigation underway

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Even many Republicans praised Merrick Garland. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The Senate voted 70 to 30 to confirm Merrick Garland to the top Justice Department post
  • Among the 20 Republicans approving the nomination was Senator Mitch McConnell
  • Garland was controversially denied a seat on the Supreme Court in 2016

.New York, NY, USA
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo graduated from Albany Law School before becoming a public servant. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TishJames)

  • Andrew Cuomo has served as the Secretary for Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton administration
  • He then contested for the position of New York Attorney General in 2006 and won
  • The 63-year-old is the son of Mario Cuomo, former New York Governor 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Andrew Cuomo has served as the Governor of New York since 2011 (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TishJames)

  • James said that such allegations shall be taken seriously 
  • She also announced that all investigative findings will be available in a public report
  • Two former aides of Cuomo have come forward with allegations of sexual harrasment