“Time for a change? Job of U.S. Attorney in Chicago has long been held by white men” @ Chicago Sun-Times

Posted on November 19, 2012

Natasha Korecki — November 18, 2012: “The U.S. Attorney in Chicago is arguably one of the most — if not the most — powerful jobs in town.

And it has long been held by the same kind of person. Specifically, a white male.

In one of the most diverse cities in the country, there’s part of the legal community that wonders: is it time for diversity in that job — which has been open since Patrick Fitzgerald stepped down?

A committee set up by Illinois’ two U.S. senators has now whittled the candidates for the post down to four people, according to sources with knowledge of those notified they are finalists…………………..”

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