Former US Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti dies at 87


              FILE - Benjamin Civiletti takes the Oath of Office for Attorney General during a ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, Aug. 16, 1979, as President Jimmy Carter watches at left, and Chief Justice of the United States Warren Burger administers the oath, right. Civiletti, has died at age 87. The current attorney general, Merrick Garland, announced the death of his former boss and hailed what he called Civiletti's "skill, integrity and dedication.” The Baltimore Sun reports that Civiletti died Sunday evening, Oct. 16, 2022,  of Parkinson’s at his home in Lutherville, Md. ((AP Photo)
            
              FILE - Former U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti, left, on July 10, 2008 in Annapolis, Md. Civiletti, has died at age 87. The current attorney general, Merrick Garland, announced the death of his former boss and hailed what he called Civiletti's "skill, integrity and dedication.” The Baltimore Sun reports that Civiletti died Sunday evening, Oct. 16, 2022,  of Parkinson’s at his home in Lutherville, Md. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
Former US Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti dies at 87