Dear Department of Justice Attorneys:

Working for the Department of Justice has to be a rewarding experience for an attorney.  Your country is your client.  But now, you find yourself working for an Attorney General who puts the president’s political aspirations above truth.  Understanding that you have nothing to do with who your boss is, I feel its my obligation, as a fellow member of the bar, to remind you of the duty you swore to uphold.  These reminders are clearly not coming from upper-management.  You are not political henchmen.  You represent the people. You are supposed to be seekers of truth.

Don’t take my word for it.  My friend, and fellow South Georgian, Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Herbert E. Phipps drafted an published opinion containing the following admonition to prosecutors: