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Matt Sledge

Congress Celebrates Memorial Day By Hammering Civil Liberties

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics

Before heading home this Memorial Day weekend to honor those Americans who fought and died for the principle of liberty, Congress did a number on the ...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Confirms Drone Memo Author As Federal Judge

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Thursday confirmed David Barron to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston, overcoming bipartis...

Drone Lawyer: Kill a 16 Year-Old, Get a Promotion

Medea Benjamin | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

Should someone who has done such immense damage to the rule of law and our moral sensibilities be awarded with a judgeship on the First Circuit Court?

Matt Sledge

Rand Paul Rejects White House Drone Memo Offer

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R) on Tuesday rejected a White House offer to let senators read a federal court nominee's memo authorizing a drone strike on ...

The Favorites To Be The Next Supreme Court Justice

The New Yorker | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Not so suddenly, there’s an elderly quartet at the Supreme Court. Ruth Bader Ginsburg just turned eighty-one, and she’s followed closely in age by...

Joshua Hersh

Obama's War On Terror: Civil Libertarians Decry Being 'Stabbed In The Back' By Awlaki Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil libertarians are expressing dismay over a new report that names two prominent one-time critics of the abuse of presidential power ...

Obama Hires Another Lawyer Who Battled Bush's Secrecy

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To my mind, one of the more interesting storylines unfolding right now is President Obama's ongoing appointment to the Office of Legal Counsel of lawy...