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Benjamin Civiletti, attorney general amid Iran hostage crisis, dies at 87

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Benjamin R. Civiletti, former attorney general, dies at age 87. He investigated President Jimmy Carter's brother while in administration. He later became one of the nation's most expensive private attorneys. Attorney General Merrick Garland hails Civiletti's "skill, integrity and dedication"
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Benjamin Civiletti, attorney general amid Iran hostage crisis, dies at 87

He also oversaw investigations into a series of scandals that roiled the Carter administration.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Benjamin Civiletti, attorney general amid Iran hostage crisis, dies at 87

He moved into the top role at the Justice Department in August 1979 after the resignation of Griffin Bell.

4 months ago·Portland, United States
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Benjamin Civiletti, Post-Watergate Attorney General, Dies at 87

Head of Justice Department under President Jimmy Carter helped codify reforms limiting contacts between the department and the White House

4 months ago·New York, United States
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Former US Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti dies at 87

Former U.S. Attorney General Benjamin R. Civiletti has died, according to current Attorney General Merrick Garland. Civiletti was 87.

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Benjamin Civiletti, Attorney General Amid Iran Hostage Crisis, Dies At 87

Benjamin Civiletti, who as attorney general advised President Jimmy Carter while the White House struggled over the hostage-taking of 52 Americans after the

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