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AG Eric Holder Outlines DOJ 's Planned Priorities

Attorney General Eric Holder addressed Justice Department employees yesterday on planned priorities. The full text is here.

Going forward, the department's priorities will be: terrorism, violent crime (which includes enforcement against so-called drug organizations) and financial fraud. He emphasized the increased use of "intelligence", particularly in sharing information between federal, state and local agencies. My translation: We can expect more surveillance. And more of the current trend of labeling garden-variety drug conspiracies as major "drug trafficking organizations" with links to some gang or cartel.

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