Statutory Law - US Code - 28 USC 528. Disqualification of officers and employees of the Department of Justice


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28 USC § 528. Disqualification of officers and employees of the Department of Justice

*Current through Public Law 112-173, August 16th, 2012.

The Attorney General shall promulgate rules and regulations which require the disqualification of any officer or employee of the Department of Justice, including a United States attorney or a member of such attorney's staff, from participation in a particular investigation or prosecution if such participation may result in a personal, financial, or political conflict of interest, or the appearance thereof. Such rules and regulations may provide that a willful violation of any provision thereof shall result in removal from office.

(Added Pub. L. 95–521, title VI, §603(a), Oct. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 1874.)