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Prosecutions plunge in tenure of US attorney

Number and type of cases filed raise concerns in legal community

By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / October 30, 2007

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US Attorney Michael J. Sullivan, who has long honed a reputation as a hard-nosed crimefighter, has brought fewer criminal cases almost every year since he was appointed to his post in 2001 as the ranking prosecutor in Massachusetts, according to federal statistics. (Full article: 1448 words)

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