A U.S. attorney’s resignation amid a Department of Justice report critical of her political activities should serve as a stern reminder to federal prosecutors that their offices are no place for partisanship, current and former federal prosecutors said this week.

When Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins showed up at a Democratic fundraiser in July 2022, it set in motion a damning report that went on to detail additional violations by the Joe Biden nominee. And while a problematic picture unfolds across the 150-page report, it also highlights the DOJ’s long-running aversion to politicking.