Support the Protest of former Justice Department Lawyers against Attorney General Barr

The perversion of the Department of Justice by Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr comprises an unprecedented threat to American constitutional democracy and may be creating the foundation of an autocratic form of government. The courts & Congress have the lawful authority to scrutinize what appears to be AG Barr’s continued political interference in the independent work of The Justice Dept’s prosecutors. I count myself among more than 2000 fellow DOJ alumni who urge these institutions to conduct oversight. As a Justice Department lawyer I served both Republican and Democratic administrations ranging from Nixon through Reagan and I am proud to stand with my colleagues against the politicization of the DOJ and for the rule of law. See the letter from those colleagues at

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