Byron Tau

Reporter for WSJ

Reporter for the Wall Street Journal

Byron Tau on KCRW

Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has redirected funding and energy toward prosecuting terrorism cases, as well as immigration and national security issues.

The drop in white collar crime prosecutions, and Justice Department priorities

Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has redirected funding and energy toward prosecuting terrorism cases, as well as immigration and national security issues.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today’s impeachment hearing and the saga with Ukraine dominated the airwaves.

Roger Stone could spend the rest of his life in prison

Today’s impeachment hearing and the saga with Ukraine dominated the airwaves.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Roger Stone -- the white-haired, Nixon-tattooed friend and political adviser to President Trump -- headed to court this morning for his long-awaited trial.

The spectacle begins: Roger Stone trial

Roger Stone -- the white-haired, Nixon-tattooed friend and political adviser to President Trump -- headed to court this morning for his long-awaited trial.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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