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Call # KF5107 .R67 2008
Author Rosenberg, Morton, 1935-
Title Congressional investigations of the Department of Justice, 1920-2007 : history, law, and practice : indexed / Morton Rosenberg
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2008
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Descript. viii, 88 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [75]-82) and index
Subject United States. Dept. of Justice -- History
Governmental investigations -- United States
Justice, Administration of -- United States -- History
OCLC # 184822688
Table of Contents
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The Legal Basis for Oversight5
Ch. 3Illustrative Investigations and Case Law9
 Teapot Dome10
 Burford I: The Superfund Investigation11
 Burford II: The Investigation of the Claim of Presidential Privilege12
 Rocky Flats16
 Corruption in the FBI's Boston Regional Office17
 Ruby Ridge19
Ch. 4Assessment of DOJ's Opposition to Congressional Access to Information in Open and Closed Litigation Files and to Internal Deliberative Materials23
 The Department's Position23
 Assessment of the Department's Position24
Ch. 5Concluding Observations39
AppSelected Congressional Investigations of the Department of Justice, 1920-200743
 Palmer Raids43
 Teapot Dome44
 Investigations of DOJ During the 1950's46
 Investigation of Consent Decree Program49
 Cointelpro and Related Investigations of FBI-DOJ Misconduct51
 White Collar Crime in the Oil Industry53
 Billy Carter/Libya Investigation54
 Undercover Law Enforcement Activities (ABSCAM)55
 Investigation of Withholding of EPA Documents58
 E. F. Hutton Investigation62
 Rocky Flats Environmental Crimes Plea Bargain64
 Investigation of the Justice Department's Environmental Crimes Section66
 Campaign Finance Investigations68
 Misuse of Informants in the FBI's Boston Regional Office70
 Removal and Replacement of United States Attorneys72