Department of Justice Announces the Rollout of an Updated United States Attorneys’ Manual
Department of Justice
September 25, 2018

The Department of Justice announced the rollout of an updated United States Attorneys’ Manual, now titled the Justice Manual. It is the first comprehensive review and overhaul of the Manual in more than 20 years. The Department-wide effort involved the dedicated work of over 200 Department of Justice employees.

Some specific changes include expanding the Principles of Federal Prosecution to incorporate current charging and sentencing policies, and adding new policies on religious liberty litigationthird-party settlement payments, and disclosure of foreign influence operations.

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