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April 19, 1988
John C. Shepherd, Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III's choice to fill the No. 2 post at the Justice Department, told officials to proceed with a search to fill the job, department sources said. While not yet closing the door on the post, Shepherd is on the verge of withdrawing from consideration for the job of deputy attorney general, the sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
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April 21, 1988 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
John C. Shepherd, Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III's second choice for deputy attorney general, withdrew his name from consideration Wednesday on the grounds that he was unprepared for the pressures he encountered, a move that Meese immediately blamed on "intense media attention." Shepherd's anticipated withdrawal was disclosed at an extraordinary Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing at which Meese's ethical judgment was repeatedly questioned.
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NEWS
April 16, 1988 | From the Washington Post
John C. Shepherd, chosen by Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III to fill a key Justice Department vacancy, said Friday he is "giving very serious consideration" to withdrawing because of the "tremendous pressure that this whole ordeal has been on me and my wife." Shepherd said he told Meese "about the terrible stress that this has caused me and the complete disruption of our family life . . . . It's more severe than anybody could have anticipated." A St.
NEWS
April 19, 1988
John C. Shepherd, Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III's choice to fill the No. 2 post at the Justice Department, told officials to proceed with a search to fill the job, department sources said. While not yet closing the door on the post, Shepherd is on the verge of withdrawing from consideration for the job of deputy attorney general, the sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
NEWS
April 10, 1988 | Associated Press
Francis A. Keating II, like the other top deputy just nominated by Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III, belongs to an all-white country club, raising the prospect that both could face difficulties in being confirmed as Justice Department officials. Keating, now assistant Treasury secretary for enforcement and tapped for the No. 3 job at Justice, listed a stock share in the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla., on his 1987 financial disclosure form.
NEWS
April 8, 1988 | Associated Press
John C. Shepherd, tapped by Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III to fill the No. 2 post at the Justice Department, is a member of an all-male athletic club and an all-white country club in the St. Louis area, the clubs confirmed Thursday. Shepherd's membership in the Missouri Athletic Club, which has no female members, and the Bellerive Country Club, which has no black members, drew criticism from Patricia Ireland, executive vice president of the National Organization for Women.
NEWS
April 21, 1988 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
John C. Shepherd, Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III's second choice for deputy attorney general, withdrew his name from consideration Wednesday on the grounds that he was unprepared for the pressures he encountered, a move that Meese immediately blamed on "intense media attention." Shepherd's anticipated withdrawal was disclosed at an extraordinary Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing at which Meese's ethical judgment was repeatedly questioned.
NEWS
April 6, 1988 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III recommended Tuesday that John C. Shepherd, a former American Bar Assn. president, be nominated as deputy attorney general to succeed Arnold I. Burns, who quit the No. 2 post at the Justice Department because of the legal controversy surrounding Meese. As expected, Meese announced also that he is recommending that Francis A. Keating II, assistant secretary of the Treasury for enforcement, replace Associate Atty. Gen. Stephen S.
NEWS
April 20, 1988 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III, frustrated by his search for a new deputy to replace Arnold I. Burns, who resigned because of Meese's legal problems, has canceled a two-day trip to London for a conference on international terrorism, a Justice Department source said Tuesday. Meese said that he expects to hear today from John C. Shepherd, his second choice for the post, who has indicated that he may withdraw his name from consideration.
NEWS
February 23, 1985 | EDWARD J. BOYER, Times Staff Writer
For all their familiarity, the statistics are no less disturbing: An estimated 30 million Americans are alcoholics or dependent on drugs. By the time children leave grade school, almost 5% are experimenting with drugs. One in three high school students uses marijuana at least once a month. More than 90% of high school students have experimented with alcohol.
NEWS
April 16, 1988 | From the Washington Post
John C. Shepherd, chosen by Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III to fill a key Justice Department vacancy, said Friday he is "giving very serious consideration" to withdrawing because of the "tremendous pressure that this whole ordeal has been on me and my wife." Shepherd said he told Meese "about the terrible stress that this has caused me and the complete disruption of our family life . . . . It's more severe than anybody could have anticipated." A St.
NEWS
April 10, 1988 | Associated Press
Francis A. Keating II, like the other top deputy just nominated by Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III, belongs to an all-white country club, raising the prospect that both could face difficulties in being confirmed as Justice Department officials. Keating, now assistant Treasury secretary for enforcement and tapped for the No. 3 job at Justice, listed a stock share in the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla., on his 1987 financial disclosure form.
NEWS
April 8, 1988 | Associated Press
John C. Shepherd, tapped by Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III to fill the No. 2 post at the Justice Department, is a member of an all-male athletic club and an all-white country club in the St. Louis area, the clubs confirmed Thursday. Shepherd's membership in the Missouri Athletic Club, which has no female members, and the Bellerive Country Club, which has no black members, drew criticism from Patricia Ireland, executive vice president of the National Organization for Women.
NEWS
April 6, 1988 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III recommended Tuesday that John C. Shepherd, a former American Bar Assn. president, be nominated as deputy attorney general to succeed Arnold I. Burns, who quit the No. 2 post at the Justice Department because of the legal controversy surrounding Meese. As expected, Meese announced also that he is recommending that Francis A. Keating II, assistant secretary of the Treasury for enforcement, replace Associate Atty. Gen. Stephen S.
OPINION
April 10, 1988 | Lincoln Caplan, Lincoln Caplan writes for the New Yorker and is the author of "The Tenth Justice: The Solicitor General and the Rule of Law" (Knopf).
For three days at the end of March, there was news from the Justice Department, and it promised extraordinary change. Arnold I. Burns, the deputy attorney general; William F. Weld, the assistant attorney general in charge of the criminal division, and four of their assistants resigned, reportedly for reasons of conscience. Their view that Atty. Gen.
NEWS
May 2, 1985 | JONATHAN PETERSON, Times Staff Writer
When the elderly couple failed to emerge for several days from their white ranch-style home in a residential Los Angeles neighborhood, worried neighbors checked to find out what was wrong. The husband and wife, each about 90, had simply stopped taking care of themselves. Their home of 30 years, nestled behind pink-flowered bushes, was infested with fleas and gnats. The man's hearing aid needed batteries. The woman required treatment for malnutrition.
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