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Politics in AUSA hiring Re: “Hiring assistant U.S. attorneys: The danger of politics” [ NLJ, June 4]: Professor Peter J. Henning writes a comprehensive analysis of the threat to our justice system posed by policies that place inexperienced ideologues in positions of power at the U.S. Department of Justice. It is sobering to realize that a vast majority of citizens of the United States have not the foggiest notion of why this is dangerous. I’m beginning to think we need to require a license that demands an understanding of our system of government and a statute that makes voting mandatory. Tish Vincent East Lansing, Mich.

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