Holder Grilled On Prosecution Of Financial, IP Crimes

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 8:18 PM EST) -- Facing questions by lawmakers over the U.S. Department of Justice’s low rate of prosecutions for financial crimes and trade secrets theft, Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday defended the agency’s record but acknowledged there is more work to be done.

While the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on DOJ oversight was dominated by questions concerning the ability of the government to order targeted killings of U.S. citizens both on U.S. soil and abroad, voting rights and gun control issues, Holder also responded to accusations by Sen....
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