justice dept.

Eric Holder Will Hire 50 New Attorneys So Defending DOMA Is Easier


Did you hear the one about the Department of Justice “recharging” its 52-year-old Civil Rights Division? Lots of politically motivated hiring, firing, and direction here, but Attorney General Eric Holder wants to add some 50 new attorneys to the unit that’s responsible for enforcing anti-discrimination laws. Or, you know, defending discrimination laws.