Describes the Dept. of Justice (DoJ) investigation concerning whether the political or ideological affiliations of applicants were improperly considered in the selection of candidates for the Attorney GeneralAis Honors Program and the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) from 2002 to 2006. The Honors Program is a highly competitive hiring program for entry-level attorneys in the DoJ, while the SLIP is a competitive paid summer internship program in the DoJ. Allegations regarding the politicization of the Honors Program and SLIP hiring process received widespread public attention in April 2007 due to a letter to Congress anonymously signed by AiA Group of Concerned DoJ Employees.Ai Charts.Elston said he could not recall the reasons for his decision, but thought he may have struck the candidate based on a reference in her essay that being a federal prosecutor would afford her the opportunity to exercise prosecutorial discretion in anbsp;...
|Title||:||Investigation of Allegations of Politicized Hiring in the Department of Justice Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2010-01|