DOJ Civil Division Pick Promises A False Claims Focus

Law360, Washington (March 7, 2018, 4:06 PM EST) -- President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Justice Department’s Civil Division pledged to keep his work independent of political influence Wednesday, telling a Senate panel he would bring to the job a renewed focus on fraud.

Joseph H. Hunt, the longtime DOJ attorney tapped to lead the Civil Division last year was a director in the division’s Federal Programs branch for 15 years before becoming Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff and senior counselor. As part of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that also featured...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.