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Holder's Civil Rights Legacy


Before Eric Holder finishes his time as attorney general, he's planning to advocate for "a lower standard of proof for civil rights crimes," writes Politico, to facilitate the federal government acting as a stronger barrier to discrimination. AG Holder is likely stepping down in March. The investigation into Michael Brown's shooting death in Ferguson is ongoing, and the DOJ announced this week that there will be no federal criminal civil rights charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin

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