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Published: 21 February 2019

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780190928247

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U.S. Attorneys, Political Control, and Career Ambition

Banks Miller and Brett Curry

  • The first in-depth study of United States Attorneys in more than 40 years
  • Investigates how much control national political actors exert over the prosecutorial decisions of United States Attorneys
  • Develops and advances a set of hypotheses about control by the President and Congress
  • Offers case studies and empirical analyses within federal judicial districts and five legal issue areas: immigration, narcotics, terrorism, weapons, and white-collar crime

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