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  Chertoff, Michael
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<-  2007-01-01  
 
NameMichael Chertoff
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Born November 28, 1953
Died Still Living (60 years)
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InfoEDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from Harvard University, 1975; law degree from Harvard University, 1978.

EXPERIENCE: 2003-present, judge on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; headed the Justice Department's criminal division from 2001 to 2003, federal prosecutor in New Jersey, 1990 to 1994.

FAMILY: Married, two children.

QUOTE: "The purpose of detention is not punitive, but is designed to serve the interests of security and discipline within facilities. Clearly, the government should continue to enforce the message to corrections personnel that any detainees are not being held for punishment and should be treated with appropriate respect and restraint." -- Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding federal immigration officials, and not the FBI, having greater authority over the custody of illegal aliens suspected of terror links.

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Sep 13, 2005 03:00pm Analysis Chertoff delayed federal response, memo shows  Article RP 
Sep 04, 2005 01:00pm News Chertoff: Katrina scenario did not exist  Article COSDem 

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