Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is out, and while evaluating his legacy will take a while, part of it will be front and center next month when the terms of 11 interim U.S. Attorneys expire. The prosecutors, including Washington, D.C.'s Jeffrey Taylor, whose nomination has lingered in the Senate Judiciary Committee since February, will find themselves at the mercy of the same U.S. district courts that the Justice Department saw fit to cut out of the U.S. Attorney appointment process last year.
Will Judges Let Gonzales' Picks Remain in Play?
September 24, 2007