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From 2002 to 2007, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) sanctioned acts of torture committed by members of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) against detained suspected terrorists. These acts of torture were outlined and authorized in a series of secret “torture memos” drafted by John Yoo, Jay Bybee, and Steven Bradbury, senior lawyers in the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC).
We’ve written a lot about the failure of the United States Senate to confirm judges. But that failure is part of a wider failure – the failure of the Senate itself, brought on by the unprecedented misuse of arcane rules and procedures by the Republican minority.
Gulf Oil Spill Legal Processes Wind Down On March 3rd, a major development occurred in the ongoing legal fallout from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill when a mass settlement was reached between BP and the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. The settlement occurred nearly two years after an explosion on the rig leased… Read more »