Former Sen. John Edwards leaves the federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C., on Tuesday. Chuck Liddy/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Attorney General Eric Holder, shown speaking at the 2012 National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation earlier this month, tells NPR he's achieved his highest goal: leading a Justice Department that shaped him as a lawyer and as a person. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said human trafficking will not be tolerated in the U.S. during a speech at the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Ark., on Tuesday. Danny Johnston/AP hide caption

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In 1985, Chris Turner was convicted of the murder of Catherine Fuller. After spending decades in prison, Turner is now out on parole; he maintains his innocence. He is shown here in his childhood neighborhood in Northeast Washington, D.C., about 100 yards away from what was Fuller's home. Amanda Steen/NPR hide caption

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Former CIA officer John Kiriakou (right), accompanied by his attorney, John Hundley, leaves federal court in Alexandria, Va., on Jan. 23. Kiriakou, who helped track down and capture a top terrorism suspect, was charged with disclosing classified secrets about his teammates to the media. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards (left) speaks to the media with attorney Abbe Lowell last October. His trial on alleged campaign finance violations is set to begin Thursday. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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