President Biden picks 6 lawyers for US prosecutor posts, diverse group

Utah News January 26, 2022

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President Biden picks 6 lawyers for US prosecutor posts, diverse group

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated six lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country. The nominees announced by the White House on Wednesday for the top law enforcement positions would run the federal prosecutors’ offices in Alaska, Connecticut, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico and Utah. They are a diverse group and would include several firsts, such as the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney in Utah and the first Black woman to serve as U.S. attorney in Connecticut. The Justice Department’s 93 U.S. attorneys are responsible for federal criminal prosecutions.

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