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Danny Cevallos (@CevallosLaw) is a CNN legal analyst and a personal injury and criminal defense attorney practicing in Pennsylvania and the US Virgin Islands. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)US attorneys are charged with the power to "prosecute for all offenses against the United States" in their respective federal districts. They may be Department of Justice employees, but they are supposed to maintain independence and discretion within their jurisdiction.