Sunday, June 17, 2007

U.S. Attorney "Firings" Plays Out in the Courts

Check out this article in the LA Times discussing how defense attorneys are raising the "firings" of U.S. Attorneys as an argument in pending cases. Tangential matters of this nature normally are not admitted into evidence in cases.  But one has to wonder if prosecutorial discretion was ever influenced by the actions of U.S. Attorneys who did not make the cut list, or by those who did not retain their position.

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