House Dems Call For New Inspector General For US Courts

Law360 (September 6, 2019, 5:57 PM EDT) -- Two Democratic leaders of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform have called for the creation of an inspector general position that would independently oversee the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts.

An inspector general could work to uncover issues related to sexual harassment and workplace misconduct and to oversee recommendations for handling such complaints that were made last summer by a group of jurists and senior administrators from the federal courts, according to the letter to AOUSC Director James Duff, which was written by Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Gerry Connolly, D-Va.

The Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group in June...

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