DOJ Says Jackson Deserves No Credit For Public Service

Law360, New York (June 18, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Monday pushed back at former U.S. Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr.’s plea for a short prison sentence for his misuse of some $750,000 in campaign funds, saying Jackson should get no credit for merely doing his job as a public servant.

The U.S. Department of Justice said Jackson’s argument for leniency in light of the good works he has done in his life fails, since giving Jackson credit for good deeds performed as a member of Congress during the seven years he was...
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February 15, 2013

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