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Short Term Vacancies? June 17, 2007

Posted by Jim Satterfield in Government, The Bush Administration, Uncategorized.
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The Washington Post reports on a shortage of personnell in the U.S. Attorney’s offices. What a shock. After the abuse of the system that this Administration slipped into the Patriot Act was repealed by popular demand many attorneys are now only in their jobs on an interim basis, as many as 25% of the attorneys. Normally these are prestigious jobs that attract some of the best lawyers since the jobs were considered great entries on a legal resume. Are they going to be so for those who have it as an entry between the years of 2001 and 2008, though? I tend to agree with Charles Schumer’s view.

“If we had a credible attorney general at the helm, we wouldn’t be scrambling to fill vacancies,” Schumer said. “Instead, top legal talent would be flocking to the department.”

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