POLITICS
02/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Staffing Justice Dept With Bush's Fiercest Legal Critics

President Barack Obama is staffing his Justice Department with some of his predecessor's fiercest critics, among them lawyers who were fired by President Bush or who quit jobs working for his administration.

Now, the opposition is in charge, and lawyers who spent years defining the limits of executive power will be helping wield it.

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