In his first confab with the nation's chief federal district judges, Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. pledged to raise the bar of professionalism in the Justice Department, acknowledging that current procedure for reviewing complaints against attorneys was too slow and opaque. Holder's words held the promise of reform for the approximately 90 judges attending the annual meeting as discovery abuses and other prosecutorial misconduct have come under increased scrutiny in the aftermath of the Ted Stevens case.
Attorney General Promises Judges a New Day at DOJ
The National Law Journal
May 5, 2009