Office of Legal Counsel

You remember Ken Blackwell, don’t you? He’s the guy who in 2004 served simultaneously as Ohio Secretary of State and co-chair of the Committee to Read more...
Remember how Republicans insisted that a president deserves to have the advisers he chooses? When it's a Democrat in office - not so much. Scott Hort Read more...
Even in its last throes, the Bush administration continues its uninterrupted lawlessness. As two recent stories by Charlie Savage of the New York Time Read more...
Attorney General nominee Michael Mukasey’s confirmation hearings got underway this morning, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Pat Leahy (D-Vt Read more...
Bill Moyers had on Jack Goldsmith, former head the Office of Legal Counsel at the Justice Department, to discuss how the White House was reacting in t Read more...

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Watching Those We Chose: A forthcoming book by a former head of the Attorney General's Office of Legal Counsel tells of Cheney Chief of Staff and Coun Read more...
Jonathan Schwarz has a great catch on Bush's signing statements. When Charlie Savage of the Boston Globe first began writing stories about Bush's p Read more...
AG REPORT Tapped Spencer Ackerman has an article out on recently released documents that give us the military's lawyer's view of U.S. interrogation p Read more...