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Eric Holder

Letter: Civil rights and justice

After reading "Federal civil rights charges unlikely in Ferguson shooting" by Sari Horwitz and Kimberly Kindy of The Washington Post (The Capital, Nov. 1), I was struck by the statement "Holder (referring to Attorney General Eric Holder) and other officials have decried recent news reports about investigative findings in the Ferguson case that have revealed new but conflicting details about the three minute encounter between Wilson (the police officer) and Brown. Some of those details potentially corroborate the officer's account that the killing was an act of self-defense and could complicate a civil rights case against Wilson." If we have champions of civil...