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POGO Report, Justice Department Attorney Violations

An internal affairs office at the Justice Department has found that, over the last decade, hundreds of federal prosecutors and other Justice employees violated rules, laws, or ethical standards governing their work. The violations include instances in which attorneys who have a duty to uphold justice have, according to the internal affairs office, misled courts,...

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OPR Follow Up

Because of concerns raised about the professionalism and conduct of certain Department of Justice (Justice) attorneys, as well as the process for holding them accountable to ethical standards, you asked us to provide information about certain aspects of the operations of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). OPR is responsible for investigating allegations of misconduct...