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  •  sadly, you are the one who is mistaken. (0+ / 0-)

    perhaps you've not read what her own colleagues had to say about her behavior?  brown alumni magazine - from fellow members of the bar?

    you really should read the criticisms.  scathing is too mild a word for their assessments of her behavior and of her lack of ethics.

    sorry, but ethics MATTER - she should get some.

    EdriesShop Is it kind? is it true? is it necessary?

    by edrie on Thu May 16, 2013 at 11:40:07 PM PDT

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    •  I read the Brown Alumni Mag. piece... (0+ / 0-)

      ...and the Letters to the Editor regarding the article -- and I found the few criticisms therein FAR from scathing.  As a matter of fact, the most 'scathing' criticism of her comes from a man, Charles H. Hunter - Yale Class of 58, who refers to then-assistant attorney general of the criminal division of the DOJ, Michael Chertoff (now judge), as:

      a man of unquestioned integrity with a long and very distinguished career of public service.
      emphasis added.  Needless to say, I DO, quite openly question Mr. Chertoff's integrity, despite Mr. Hunter's rather high-minded opinion of him.

      Chertoff, btw, didn't consider Lindh's interrogation as a violation of his Constitutional Rights -- a demonstration of his 'unquestioned integrity', no doubt.

      Moreover, the greatest criticism I read was that rather than turning over the e-mails she thought were missing from the sealed case file to a supervisor, she went to Michael Isikoff at Newsweek instead.  But, according to the Government Accountability Project, a law firm that defends whistleblowers and was advising Radack, "courts have been more likely to protect whistleblowers who leak to the media than those who disclose perceived wrongdoing to colleagues, superiors, or other insiders."

      If you would care to link to additional criticisms of Ms. Radack, please feel free, because what you have encouraged me to look at thus far is pretty weak tea and doesn't come CLOSE to the scathing threshold.

      Considering what the FBI and the Ashcroft Justice Dept. did in the John Walker Lindh case -- and what Radack revealed about how he was interrogated, I've yet to see any substantive criticism of Radack's actions that don't smack of political partisan retribution and a blatant attempt to smear someone who warned against questioning him outside the presence of his lawyer...an action that Michael Chertoff, paragon of unquestioned integrity, didn't even consider to be a violation of Lindh's Constitutional Rights.  

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