Attorney General: Not every violation of the law is a crime.

By | August 13, 2008

Attorney General Not every violation of the law is a crime

“But not every wrong, or even every violation of the law, is a crime.”

… As last month’s report from the inspector general acknowledged, the hiring abuses by former Justice Department officials represented a violation of federal Civil Service law, but not of criminal law, he said.

… Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey, speaking at the American Bar Association in New York on Tuesday, said officials will not be prosecuted in the Justice Department’s political hiring scandal. – nytimes

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Law violating is non criminal.

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