Judiciary Committee to Examine Interrogation Probe

Senatus 2/26/2010

The Senate Judiciary Committee “plans to question a Justice Department official about the internal probe of two department attorneys — one now a federal appellate judge — who approved harsh interrogations of terror suspects proposed by the CIA during the Bush administration,” the AP reports.

Friday’s scheduled hearing on Capitol Hill marks […]

Yoo Gets the Last Word

Jennifer Rubin CommentaryMagazine.com 2/24/2010

John Yoo is entitled to dance a jig on the grave of Eric Holder’s credibility. And he does. He sums up the ludicrous witch hunt conducted by the Office of Professional Responsibility, which examined whether he and Jay Bybee violated their ethical obligations in providing legal advice on enhanced interrogation techniques:


A.G. Eric Holder Clears Bush Officials In Torture Probe – Sets Stage For ICC Entry – Will Obama Open That Door?

by John L. Work NewsRealBlog.com 2010 February 23

A few weeks ago I wrote a post here at NRB on a news item that got very little attention from American readers. It’s well-worth revisiting now. The Obama Administration announced through an anonymous source on or about January 31 that no one in the Bush Administration […]

Holder Under Fire

By Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman Newsweek 1/29/2010

Excerpt from the Aug. 1, 2002, ‘Torture Memo’:

For weeks, the right has heckled Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. for his plans to try the alleged 9/11 conspirators in New York City and his handling of the Christmas bombing plot suspect. Now the left is going to […]

A setback for drive to punish Bush-era ‘war criminals’

Byron York Washington Examiner 1/30/2010

One cherished goal of legal activists on the left is to punish the “war criminals” who helped shape terrorist interrogation policies during the Bush administration. Some of those activists now work in the Obama Justice Department and have been hoping the Department would find two Bush-era lawyers in particular, John […]