Reports raise questions about interest conflict of interest claims against the prosecutor and post-trial evasions including Karl Rove’s refusal to testify in a Congressional investigation
Think it's implausible that GW Bush's US Attorney would have railroaded Siegelman to jail for political reasons?
You might think the Civil Rights Movement was over by 1992. Not in Alabama. Five months after taking office as US Attorney, Doug Jon. s received national attention when a bomb exploded at a Birmingham women’s health clinic, killing a police officer and maiming a nurse. As US Attorney, he coordinated the task force (the FBI, local police, and other law enforcement) that led to Eric Rudolf’s capture and guilty plea to several bombings. The Birmingham bombing, the Atlanta Olympic bombing, and others. Specially authorized to act in state court, US Attorney Doug Jones was the successful prosecutor of the remaining perpetrator who could be brought to trial for the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham. Four young black girls had been killed. Jones brought the Ku Klux Klansman back to Alabama from Texas, tried him, and convicted him for killing those four girls.
Doug Jones is a distinguished attorney in Birmingham. His practice includes white collar criminal litigation and civil litigation. Since 2004 he has served as the appointed master for the environmental clean up of PCB’s in the Anniston, Alabama area. Five months after taking office as US Attorney under President Bill Clinton, Doug Jones received national attention when a bomb exploded at a Birmingham women’s health clinic, killing a police officer and maiming a nurse. While he was US Attorney, he coordinated the task force (the FBI, local police, and other law enforcement) that eventually led to Eric Rudolf being captured and pleading guilty... . Jone has prosecuted murderers who opposed the Civil Rights movement and murderers who opposed the women's rights movement.