Prosecutor demands prosecutor back off

U.S. attorney's office and D.C. attorney general go toe to toe over the authority to bring charges.

, The National Law Journal

A rare public turf battle between the two sets of prosecutors has heated up in D.C. The U.S. attorney's office, which handles not only crimes under federal law but most crimes under D.C. law in Washington, says the local attorney general does not have the authority to pursue charges against a public school employee over thousands of dollars of meal and entertainment expenses including a $225 strip club tab.

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