Former KS Attorney General Phill Kline Is Pilloried by the Kansas Supreme Court

By: Saturday October 19, 2013 9:00 am

We began the week with the government shutdown and the looming threat of a financial default, and it ended with a temporary deal to reopen things and Chuck Todd saying that John Boehner is now a stronger speaker of the House. (Earth to Chuck: No. To borrow from John Cleese, Boehner is not pining for the fjords.) What coupld top this?

Leave it to Kansas . . .

As October snows hit the western part of the state, the Kansas State Supreme Court suspended the law license of former Kansas Attorney General and Martyr to Teh Anti-Abortion Cause Phill Kline.

 

The Continued Subversion of Attorney-Client Privilege at Guantanamo Bay

By: Friday February 15, 2013 10:20 am

With each hearing before the Guantanamo military commission, it becomes more evident that privileged legal communications defense attorneys are supposed to be able to have with their clients are being violated.

White House Outlines Objections to House Defense Bill – No Mention of Guantanamo Lawyer Investigation

By: Thursday May 27, 2010 6:55 pm

Writing earlier today, Salon’s Glenn Greenwald noted that, despite its approval by the House Armed Services Committee, several barriers remain to the Gitmo provision ultimately becoming law, including a forthcoming House floor vote, a markup in the Senate “and then, if it makes it that far, the President’s signature.” But as Greenwald noted, if the language is to be purged from the bill, “Democrats are going to have to insist on its removal. It remains to be seen if they are willing to do that.”

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