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NCJ Number: 30617 Find in a Library
Title: UNITED STATES ATTORNEY - AN INSIDE VIEW OF 'JUSTICE' IN AMERICA UNDER THE NIXON ADMINISTRATION
Author(s): W N SEYMOUR
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 248
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE AUTHOR, A FORMER U.S. ATTORNEY, DESCRIBES HOW ABUSE OF POWER AND POLITICIZATION PERVADED THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND MANY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES DURING THE NIXON ADMINISTRATION.
Abstract: THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AND INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE WERE USED BY THE ADMINISTRATION FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES. FEDERAL NARCOTICS PROGRAMS BECAME ORIENTED TOWARD GENERATING PUBLICITY AND ENHANCING THE PERSONAL STATURE OF THOSE INVOLVED. THE AUTHOR RECOMMENDS THE REMOVAL OF FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FROM POLITICAL CONTROL, NUMEROUS CHANGES IN MANAGEMENT POLICY AT ALL LEVELS, AND INCREASED USE OF CIVIL ENFORCEMENT TECHNIQUES.
Index Term(s): Abuse of authority; Corruption of public officials; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Prosecutors; US Department of Justice; White collar crime
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