After the Justice Department's internal watchdogs concluded that D. Kyle Sampson violated federal law and misled Congress and the White House while he was chief of staff to former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, a review committee refused to approve his application to the D.C. Bar. Turning to the D.C. Court of Appeals, Sampson and his high-profile supporters waged an all-out campaign to portray him as a hero of the DOJ scandals. The court quietly granted a rare waiver to allow Sampson to continue practicing law.
Court Sides With Controversial Former DOJ Lawyer Sampson in License Spat
The National Law Journal
August 25, 2009