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Deborah Sines '82 Quoted in The Washington Post

Friday, December 02, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
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Assistant U.S. Attorney Deborah Sines '82 was quoted today in The Washington Post on a case she prosecuted involving felony murder, conspiracy, and armed robbery. Read the full article, "Two D.C. men found guilty of killing store owner during robbery."

Deborah Sines has been investigating and prosecuting homicide cases for 16 years and is currently the Assistant U.S. Attorney assigned to cold cases of the Homicide Division. Ms. Sines has also served as a Deputy Chief of the Homicide Section, supervising homicide prosecutors in the U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of Columbia – widely recognized as the premier U.S. Attorneys Office in the country. 
 
Prior to joining the U.S. Attorneys Office, Ms. Sines served as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Criminal Section, where she prosecuted racial violence cases, police excessive use of force cases, and one slavery case throughout the nation. 
 
She began her legal career as a defense attorney in 1983.  She received her B.A. from George Washington University and her J.D.  from Antioch School of Law.  Thereafter she received an L.L.M. from Georgetown University Law Center in trial advocacy, following her fellowship there.


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