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Tony West, Lawyer At Center Of Al-Awlaki Filing, Was Once Smeared As 'Al Qaeda Seven' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the weekend, Spencer Ackerman pointed out that the "first Justice Department lawyer to sign off on the Obama administration's brief to dismiss a ...

Obama's "General" Wins One: The Legal and Historical Import of U.S. vs. Arizona

David Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Coleman

The decision in U.S. v. Arizona points to some important constitutional tensions that need to be recalled in a nation characterized by fractious Red states eager to embrace a power struggle with the government.

U.S. Considering Criminal Case Against BP

LA Times | Richard A. Serrano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A team of top federal prosecutors and investigators has taken the first steps toward a formal criminal investigation into oil giant BP's actions befor...

Republicans Question Justice Department Appointees Who Were Former Guantanamo Defense Lawyers

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nine top political appointees at the Justice Department previously worked as lawyers or advocates for "enemy combatants" confined at Guantanamo Bay, C...