Open Letter by over 1100 former US Department of Justice Employees. Worth reading repeatedly:
“DOJ Alumni Statement on the Events Surrounding the Sentencing of Roger Stone
DOJ Alumni Statement
Feb 16 2020
We, the undersigned, are alumni of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) who have collectively served both Republican and Democratic administrations. Each of us strongly condemns President Trump’s and Attorney General Barr’s interference in the fair administration of justice.
As former DOJ officials, we each proudly took an oath to support and defend our Constitution and faithfully execute the duties of our offices. The very first of these duties is to apply the law equally to all Americans. This obligation flows directly from the Constitution, and it is embedded in countless rules and laws governing the conduct of DOJ lawyers.
The Justice Manual — the DOJ’s rulebook for its lawyers — states that “the rule of…
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