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Civil rights hiring shifted in Bush era

Conservative leanings stressed

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / July 23, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration is quietly remaking the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, filling the permanent ranks with lawyers who have strong conservative credentials but little experience in civil rights, according to job application materials obtained by the Globe. (Full article: 2229 words)

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