A warm welcome...
... to the U.S. Department of Justice. Under new and better management, I hear. And thanks for stopping by. Feel free to look around, and I welcome any comments. Let me know too if I can be of help, or you're looking for anything in particular. Can I recommend some of my favourite posts (assuming you didn't just come for the pretty pictures):
Torture can be just the ticket ... just keep it illegal, please.
The "Ticking Time Bomb" as a legal defence
The "Ticking Time Bomb" ... in theory and in practise
The "Torture Justification" explained
The "torture files" redux
The "Nürnberg defence"
Exporting kangaroo ... courts
A maladministration flack struggles with his PAA/FISA "talking points"....
"Scalia" is Italian for "Torquemada"
Dubya's consigliere knows his job....
Once again, our "Attorney General" unclear on the concept
Nixon redux: "It's not a crime if nothing was done about it..."
Nixon re-redux: "When the preznit's consigliere says it's OK..."
"Sentence first -- verdict afterwards"
Federalist Society star David Sentelle piles on....
"Witness tampering" and "obstruction of justice"
and last, but not least:
Just wanted to say "hi!"