DOJ Must Face Legislators' 'Fast And Furious' Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 1, 2013, 8:53 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge on Monday refused the U.S. Justice Department's request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a group of legislators seeking to compel the release of certain records pertaining to the Operation "Fast and Furious" gunrunning scandal, saying the court has jurisdiction to rule on a dispute between government branches.

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson rejected U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's argument that the dispute between the DOJ and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform cannot be reviewed by the court....
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