Monday, September 8, 2014

DOJ Investigation of Ferguson Police: Fair and Impartial?

It’s not enough that the Justice Department is investigating the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, MO police officer. Now it’s opening up a “pattern and practice” investigation of the entire Ferguson police force. The big question: Is this Justice Department capable of conducting a fair and impartial investigation? - Hans A. von Spakovsky/PJMedia

...Our review of the backgrounds and experience of the lawyers working in the Special Litigation Section, combined with my own experience working in the Civil Rights Division, convinced me that almost all the lawyers in the Section harbor an active hostility towards law enforcement. That makes it difficult to have confidence in the impartiality and objectiveness of any investigation the Special Litigation Section conducts in Ferguson.

Hans A. von Spakovsky is a Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation and a former counsel to the assistant attorney general for civil rights at the Justice Department. He is the coauthor of the book “Who’s Counting? How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk”.

He is also John Fund's co-author for "OBAMA'S ENFORCER: Eric Holder's Justice Department." Learn more about Eric Holder's Justive Department, meet John Fund, get a copy of the book, and get it signed October 12th at Humboldt GOP's "MEET THE AUTHOR' end of summer fundraiser.