DOJ's Criminal Division Chief Apologizes to Prosecutors for Her Criticism

, The National Law Journal


Leslie Caldwell, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Criminal Division, has apologized for remarks she gave last week in which she said some U.S. attorney offices lack the oversight and experience to properly vet cases. "I did not have prepared remarks for the event, and I certainly should have," Caldwell wrote to prosecutors. Caldwell ended on: "I love the Department of Justice and deeply respect our values, the work we do, and the way we do it."

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