Judge: Government Can Shield Its Torture Conversations

By: Tuesday February 15, 2011 7:05 am

Josh Gerstein reports that a Federal Judge has rejected ACLU’s effort to get the government to remove more of the redactions in the OPR Report on the torture memos. Judge Rosemary Collyer basically argued that the President’s need to get candid advice on how to make torture legal trumps citizens’ right to know about such illegal activity.


David Margolis: Atticus Finch or Winston Wolf

By: Sunday March 7, 2010 1:24 pm

When bureaucrats overprotect their agency, they harm the public they are hired to serve.

Now It Can Be Told: Yoo Did Not (Physically) Blow Bush – But Still No OPR Report

By: Monday January 4, 2010 7:03 am

It has been almost 50 days since Eric Holder promised the OPR report would be released within days. And yet it still hasn’t been released, even though Padilla’s lawyers have a deadline coming up to submit a filing that the OPR report might impact.

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