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Statement of Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey on the Death of Former Attorney General Griffin Bell

For Immediate Release
Office of Public Affairs

"Judge Bell’s long record of public service, especially his efforts to enact FISA and champion civil rights, exemplified his dedication, integrity, and fearless pursuit of justice. He was not only an outstanding Attorney General, but also a true gentleman. The Justice Department mourns his passing."

Updated September 15, 2014

Press Release Number: 09-001