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Thursday, January 18, 2007

The Patriot Act, the President, and Prosecutors: Whose Agenda is it Anyway?

From NPR.org: The Patriot Act allows the president to appoint new U.S. attorneys without confirmation hearings when a vacancy arises. Some former U.S. attorneys say the flexibility puts pressure on prosecutors to pursue Washington's agenda instead of using their own judgment. Listen to the story here. . . [Michele Berry]

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