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In December, 2003, Jack Goldsmith replaced Jay Bybee as the head of the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC), the DOJ office charged with ensuring that Presidential Policy conforms to legal limitations. ...
by drational
Comment Count 168 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2007 at 06:57 AM PDT with 468 Recommends
NYTimes Magazine “Ashcroft, who looked like he was near death, sort of puffed up his chest,”
by rerutled
Comment Count 188 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2007 at 05:16 AM PDT with 400 Recommends
In an amazing article in Today's NY Times , We learn that ...
by drational
Comment Count 237 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2007 at 03:35 AM PDT with 347 Recommends
The New York Times Magazine has an extraordinary article by Jeffrey Rosen, about an ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 303 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2007 at 12:20 PM PDT with 325 Recommends
My post about Jane Harman's remarks at a town hall meeting yesterday about the secret "torture memos" revealed this week by ...
by dday
Comment Count 95 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2007 at 03:50 PM PDT with 200 Recommends
Yes we fickin knew it was coming, but for some unknown reason I had held out hope. I knew better. The White House has finally released it's reasoning but I have yet to read the pdf yet. The ...
by SmileySam
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2008 at 06:40 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
In a Must-Read preview of a feature in next week's New York Times Magazine, Jeffrey Rosen, a law professor at George Washington ...
by drational
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2007 at 05:16 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
Jack Goldsmith has an Op-Ed in today's Washington Post entitled "No New Torture Probes" in which he argues that the Obama administration should not call for an investigation by Congress or ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 05:25 AM PST with 48 Recommends
Both the Washington Post and New York Times reported on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees' recent outrage at the volume of "authorized, intentional leaks" of classified sources and ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 05:23 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
by Armando
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2006 at 05:07 PM PST with 41 Recommends
Controversy over and congressional investigations concerning the NSA-driven Warrantless Surveillance Program ( The Program ) contributed to the recent resignation of Attorney General ...
by drational
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2007 at 06:06 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
In reporting on the long-delayed release of the Justice Department's ethics report on the work of Bush administration lawyers who approved the torture of detainees,
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Feb 22, 2010 at 09:59 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Ruth Marcus pens an opinion piece at the Washington Post today considering a perjury charge against Alberto Gonzales. Although she finds Gonzales' intricately crafted testimony reprehensible, she ...
by drational
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2007 at 04:56 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Jack Goldsmith's Washington Post Op-ed echos (without credit)
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Oct 22, 2010 at 05:50 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Arguably, one of the greatest tragedies in the hallowed halls of our Government is the inability of our elected Representatives to stand up for important principles. When failed representation ...
by drational
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2007 at 06:49 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
It has been widely held that Bush is a puppet of stronger men hiding behind the scenes. Identified Puppetmasters include Karl Rove (Political Strategy) and Dick Cheney (all things Secret and Dark).
by drational
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2007 at 05:03 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The next edition of [http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/index-noflash.html Bill Moyers' Journal] on Friday, September 7, 9:00pm appears to be a must-watch. The topics will include: Wiretapping ...
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2007 at 09:30 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Cross-posted at Blue Mass. Group. I recently finished Jane Mayer's The Dark Side ,
by Charley on the MTA
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Oct 04, 2008 at 08:03 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Last week, voting on amendments on the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, the House of ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 63 comments on Tue May 31, 2011 at 05:57 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Don't forget about today's other hearing. The one about how Gonzales lied under oath and the government was spying on journalist and things of that nature.
by topdog08
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2007 at 07:13 AM PDT with 19 Recommends