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Unfit for US marshal

July 3, 2007

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EARLIER THIS year, William Young, a federal judge in Boston, issued a ruling that harshly criticized the US Marshals Service, noting that its 94 regional chiefs are patronage appointees. Senator Edward M. Kennedy has the same low opinion of the selection process for marshals. He tried to improve it with an amendment that Congress adopted to the USA Patriot Act, ... (Full article: 422 words)

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