POLITICS

Obama Team Faces Major Task In Justice Dept Overhaul

12/13/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

As a transition team for the Obama administration begins work on a Justice Department overhaul, the key question is where to begin.

Political considerations affected every crevice of the department during the Bush years, from the summer intern hiring program to the dispensing of legal advice about detainee interrogations, according to reports by the inspector general and testimony from bipartisan former DOJ officials at congressional hearings.

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