Acquisition costs

Acquisition costs of about $4.4 billion.

Since 1975, the center has been functioning as the nation's largest subpoena-based court, with trials included in wiretaps and electronic surveillance, cash seizures and fraud and economic embezzlement cases. In the department's opinion, May is the most highly proficient proponent of the center during a time when other DOJ offices engaged in vigorous proselytizing efforts, such as "Credibility Initiative," which emphasized the role of DO-IL in the promotion of government credibility.

Macquittal also expressed confidence that the attorney general's highly impressive record of prosecution of such a complex matter of national importance may prove a factor in his decision..