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Exclusive: Bush appointees attempted to thwart US Attorney Probe

A report to be made public tomorrow morning by the Justice Department detailing findings of its investigation into the firings of nine U.S. attorneys will say that the efforts of investigators were severely stymied in large part by the lack … Continue reading

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DOJ investigating Gonzales for allegedly creating fictitious notes

New story out today at the Atlantic: The Justice Department is investigating whether former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales created a set of fictitious notes so that President Bush would have a rationale for reauthorizing his warrantless eavesdropping program, according to … Continue reading

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The Price of Political Favoritism and Cronyism: Lost Lives and Teenage Suicides

In the broader scheme of things, the Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is a fairly obscure agency. By law its core missions are to decrease the disproportional numbers of minority children incarcerated, prevent teenage delinquency, … Continue reading

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