Whistleblowers have a rough row to hoe. George Green knows this better than anyone. A former architect for the Texas Dept. of Health and Human Services, he blew the whistle on shoddy building practices at DHHS some 25 years ago. DHHS fired him in 1989 for alleged sick leave issues. In 1991, the jury
Eric Holder, the US Attorney General, is pushing the Dept. of Justice back to enforcing higher impact civil rights. So says the New York Times. The DOJ will focus more on high impact litigation, instead of the former administration’s preference for individual cases. DOJ can prosecute employment discrimination cases against state or local governments.