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DOJ introduces policy to address “piling on”

By Adam Dobrik

09 May 2018

DOJ introduces policy to address “piling on” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at a US Marshals Service ceremony on 22 May 2017. (Credit: Shane T. McCoy / US Marshals (CC BY 2.0))

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new department policy on 9 May that discourages prosecutors from unnecessarily “piling on” enforcement actions for the same conduct.