Thursday, July 22, 2010

DOJ: No Criminal Charges in U.S. Attorney Firings

The Justice Department announced that “no criminal charges are warranted” against Bush administration officials in regard to the firing of nine United States Attorneys in 2006. The decision was revealed in a letter to the chair of the House Judiciary Committee.
For news coverage, see BLT (Legal Times’ blog), the New York Times, or the Los Angeles Times.
The DOJ’s 2008 Inspector General Report, An Investigation into the Removal of Nine U.S. Attorneys in 2006, is available electronically, or in print at KF5107 .U52 2008 @Classified Stacks.

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