Report Faults DOJ Staff For Nepotism In Hiring

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 6:57 PM EDT) -- At least eight U.S. Department of Justice employees engaged in illegal nepotism between 2008 and 2010, often hiring the relatives of DOJ staff for paid summer internships, according to a report released Thursday by the department's inspector general.

Employees of the Justice Management Division, the DOJ's operations arm, sought on at least 12 occasions to hire relatives and friends in violation of federal law, the report said. In one instance, JMD Human Resources Assistant Director Pamela Cabell-Edelen and Facilities and Administrative Services Staff Director Edward A....
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