OK

These diaries are the most Recommended for all time for this tag:
Hat tip to tahoebasha2 and Code Breaker, whose under-read diaries here ...
by geomoo
Comment Count 412 comments on Wed May 14, 2008 at 04:33 AM PDT with 1197 Recommends
Broad Coalition Of Groups Files Disciplinary Complaints Against Twelve Bush Administration Lawyers Who Advocated Torture Of Detainees On Monday, May 18, 2009, a broad coalition of ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 258 comments on Mon May 18, 2009 at 05:41 AM PDT with 869 Recommends
Although entirely predictable, I'm reeling from the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) decision--finally released late yesterday after 5 years--to give the authors of ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 564 comments on Sat Feb 20, 2010 at 05:23 AM PST with 837 Recommends
In an WSJ Op-ed former OLC Attorney John Yoo blasts President Barack Obama for removing the One and Only Effective Tool ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 579 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2009 at 11:12 AM PST with 822 Recommends
Major David J.R. Frakt gave a blistering argument, a virtual indictment of Cheney, Rumsfeld and Gonzales for enabling war ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 263 comments on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 08:50 PM PDT with 800 Recommends
The Justice Department sent a legal memorandum to the Pentagon in 2003 asserting that federal laws prohibiting assault, maiming and other crimes did not apply to military interrogators ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 430 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2008 at 03:13 AM PDT with 728 Recommends
PLEASE CONTINUE TO REC THIS Diary, as it is important that as many people see it as possible. Thanks! George W. Bush’s Justice Department said subjecting a person to the ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 358 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2009 at 09:01 PM PDT with 704 Recommends
A clear and urgent duty of the next president will be to investigate the Bush administration's torture policy and give Americans a full accounting of what was done in our name. It's ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 273 comments on Tue Jul 29, 2008 at 04:31 AM PDT with 702 Recommends
In a long-anticipated action, the Justice Department, at the direction of Attorney General Eric Holder, finally released today the controversial memos used by the Bush Administration to support its ...
by Pragmaticus
Comment Count 574 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2009 at 01:36 PM PST with 652 Recommends
Finally. Spanish prosecutors have decided to go ahead with a criminal investigation of former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales , Federal Appeals Court Judge and former ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 390 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2009 at 06:53 AM PDT with 643 Recommends
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has just deep sixed the "unitary executive." If you haven't read the opinion , ...
by Conceptual Guerilla
Comment Count 373 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2007 at 02:48 PM PDT with 636 Recommends
Just off the press from the New York Times : A high-level Spanish court has taken the first ...
by dday
Comment Count 473 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2009 at 11:58 AM PDT with 618 Recommends
Reading the OLC memos justifying "enhanced interrogation techniques" has revealed a frightening picture of our Government practicing torture. Below I focus on three of the OLC memos from the ...
by drational
Comment Count 325 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2009 at 04:07 AM PDT with 598 Recommends
(Cross-posted from emptywheel ) I've put this detail in a series of posts, but it really deserves a full post. According to ...
by emptywheel
Comment Count 517 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2009 at 12:04 PM PDT with 570 Recommends
If you thought that your vote for President Obama last November helped usher in a new era of justice for the ones who turned the United States of America into a nation of lawless torturers and war ...
by ImpeachKingBushII
Comment Count 864 comments on Thu Dec 10, 2009 at 02:35 AM PST with 552 Recommends
The New York Times has the latest: Judge [Jay] Bybee, who issued the memorandums as the head of ...
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 331 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2009 at 08:46 PM PDT with 546 Recommends
From September 8, 2009 A Spanish judge has decided to go ahead with the prosecution of six Bush administration lawyers - including former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales - who ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 504 comments on Sun Sep 13, 2009 at 09:31 AM PDT with 543 Recommends
Suffice to say, it was an exciting week! While I was expecting Olbermann and Maddow's report on April Fool's Day about Mukasey's verbal ...
by danger durden
Comment Count 243 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2008 at 01:55 PM PDT with 543 Recommends
"Missing e-mails" are the common denominator of every single Bush-era scandal, from the authoring of the torture memos to the U.S. Attorney Massacre. Since the Justice Department has proven itself ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 221 comments on Sat Feb 27, 2010 at 05:32 AM PST with 539 Recommends
You can read General Powell's memo refuting Yoo's opinion that the Geneva Convention didn't apply to al Qaeda and Taliban, attachment here: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB127/02.01.26....
by War on Error
Comment Count 306 comments on Thu May 28, 2009 at 02:10 PM PDT with 522 Recommends