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Mukasey Torture

Boston College Law School Won't Honor Mukasey

Boston Globe | Peter Schworm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Boston College Law School will not award its highest honor to US Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey at its May commencement amid sharp criticism from...

Mukasey On Waterboarding: 'I Would Feel That It Was Torture If It Were Done To Me'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In today's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) asked Attorney General Michael Mukasey whether waterboarding is torture. "Would...

Mukasey Still Refuses To Say If Waterboarding Is Illegal

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Michael Mukasey said Tuesday he will refuse to publicly say whether the interrogation tactic known as waterboardin...

Mukasey To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Politico | Daniel Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorney General Michael Mukasey will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the end of the month, his first appearance before the committee...

Federal Judge Spares Bush Admin Inquiry Into CIA Tapes Destruction

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal judge refused on Wednesday to delve into the destruction of CIA interrogation videos, saying there was no evidence the Bush administration v...

Will Thomas

Congressman Calls For Special Counsel Over CIA Tapes

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Someone call Patrick Fitzgerald. Today Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) sent a letter to Attorney General Mukasey requesting the immediate appointment of a speci...

Conyers, Kennedy Join Push For Special Prosecutor

TPMmuckraker | Paul Kiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When news broke that the CIA had kept videotapes showing torture of detainees secret and then secretly destroyed them, Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) was fast ...

Max Follmer

Feinstein Faces Dem Censure After Backing Mukasey

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day after voting to elevate a divisive conservative judge to the federal appeals court in New Orleans, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein was the pr...

Leahy "Very Concerned" With Mukasey's New Response On Waterboarding

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Mukasey attempted to advance his stalled nomination for attorney general Tuesday by giving Congress a written statement discussing the legalit...