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Obama Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Could Turn Out to Be an Inspired Choice for Handling Ferguson

New York, December 3, 2014

Obama Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Could Turn Out to Be an Inspired Choice for Handling Ferguson?

She was soon tapped to be the U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn’s Eastern District. During that tenure, Lynch said in some speeches, as today’s Times notes, that African-Americans feel “the pain of a broken trust,” and that “the onus is on law-enforcement” to make changes. But it was at an appearance at a forum held by the city’s bar association on June, 5, 2000, that Lynch outlined specifically how she hoped to make that change — and it happens to be the same method Holder is banking on in Ferguson….The panel’s title: “Law and Disorder: Is Effective Law-Enforcement Inconsistent With Good Police Community Relations?”

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