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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 2, 2017
U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee Edward L. Stanton III announced his resignation on Wednesday, according to the Jackson Sun. Stanton served six and a half years in the office, and will see his final day on Feb. 28. Stanton played a role in the office’s prosecution of human rights violations, such as human trafficking, law enforcement corruption, excessive force, hate crimes and more. There were no details on the reason for his resignation or what Stanton will move on to next.