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John Yoo, Torture Memos Author, Calls DOJ Report 'Shoddy' And 'Biased'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Yoo, Bush administration lawyer and author of the notorious "torture memos" called a Justice Department ethics probe of his conduct and recommend...

Dark Days

Matthew Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Alexander

The previous administration failed to keep the beast in its chains. The torture and abuse of detainees was the result of professional misconduct that gave birth to war crimes. Those are the dark days.

Torture and the Problem of Constitutional Evil: The Way Forward

Howard Schweber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Schweber

I have no hesitation in asserting that Judge Bybee should be subjected to impeachment proceedings, and that Bybee, Yoo, Addington et al. should face disbarment proceedings.

Bush Torture Memo Author Yoo Gets New Gig

Overruled | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Academic freedom is very important. Universities exist to produce knowledge, unconstrained by political winds or the whims of wealthy donors. If pro...

Obama Lawyers Set To Defend Bush 'Torture Memo' Author In Court

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Democratic legal circles, no attorney has been more pilloried than former Bush Justice Department official John Yoo, chief author of the so-called ...

No Choice But to Prosecute Cheney, for the Good of the Country

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

With his admission on television to having authorized waterboarding, Dick Cheney will not be able to travel outside the United States without fearing arrest as a war criminal.

Friday Talking Points [48] -- Throwing Out The Rulebook

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in Volume 36 of this Friday Talking Points column, I pointed out what seemed to me to be an obvious observation -- that the media was going a lot...