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Top Justice Department Lawyer Resigns, Latest To Step Down

Scott Schools, the highest ranking career official at the Justice Department, will soon leave his position. Schools touched sensitive issues at DOJ including the special counsel probe.

Scott Schools, a top aide to the deputy attorney general, is planning to leave the Justice Department, according to two people familiar with his decision.

The job title for Schools — associate deputy attorney general — belied his importance as a strategic counselor and repository of institutional memory

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