Attorney General Eric Holder warned that budget cuts mandated through sequestration will have a “profound” effect on the Justice Department’s ability to fight crime. he spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting on Tuesday in Washington, DC.
Holder talked mostly about rising gun violence and called on state attorneys general from across the country to work toward a bipartisan solution to gun violence.
Following A.G. Holder's speech, two attorneys with long experience arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court review cases in the high court's docket this term. Walter Dellinger, partner at O’Melveny & Myers, and Theodore Olson, partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, took part in panel moderated by Dan Schweitzer of the NAAG Supreme Court Counsel.