DOJ Torture Investigations: Diplomatic Stunt to Forestall International Action

By: Thursday December 2, 2010 1:45 pm

It’s not a surprise that the Obama Administration has been pointing to its own investigations — credible or not — to persuade the international community not to hold our torturers accountable. But it is useful to see how the diplomats and the lawyers first hatched that plan.


“We All Benefited” from Margolis’ “Wise Counsel and Good Judgment”

By: Saturday March 6, 2010 4:00 pm

A bunch of former DOJ bigwigs just wrote a seemingly pointless letter to Pat Leahy to assure him that David Margolis does not have a partisan–and they mean Left-Right partisan–bias. (h/t Main Justice)

And Still She Waits

By: Saturday December 5, 2009 11:00 am

It’s been eleven months since Dawn Johnsen was nominated to serve as the Assistant Attorney General to head up the Office of Legal Counsel. Dozens of other nominees have been confirmed to major DOJ positions in those eleven months, and still she waits.

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