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GAP Legal Director Tom Devine '80 Quoted in Corporate Counsel

Thursday, August 16, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
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Tom Devine, Government Accountability Project Legal Director and '80 alum, was quoted in Corporate Counsel applauding the creation of a new position in the U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General called "whistleblower ombudsperson."

"This is a long overdue, much needed, and very healthy structural reform to start the long process of overcoming engrained bias against whistleblowers at the Justice OIG,” says Tom Devine.

He continues: "Justice traditionally is counsel for the United States. They’re trying to defeat whistleblower cases and rip out their charges. The [inspector general] can’t avoid being part of that tradition, even though it has more of an internal watchdog role.”

Tom Devine

 

 

Read the full article in Corporate Counsel, "New Ombudsman to Set the Tone for Whistleblowers at DOJ"

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