Office of Legal Counsel
Other current Office of Legal Counsel relationships:
U.S. Department of Justice - division
Office of Legal Counsel past relationships:
David Barron - principal deputy
Steven G. Bradbury - deputy assistant attorney general
Elizabeth M. Brown - attorney adviser
Jay S. Bybee - assistant attorney general
Jack L. Goldsmith - assistant attorney general
Dawn E. Johnsen - director nominee, acting assistant attorney general
Martin S. Lederman - deputy assistant attorney general
Patrick F. Philbin - deputy assistant attorney general
Virginia A. Seitz - assistant attorney general
John Choon Yoo - deputy assistant attorney general
Muckety news stories featuring Office of Legal Counsel
Jay S. Bybee is the forgotten man among the legal architects of the torture policies of the George W. Bush administration.
April 20, 2009
Former Bush Administration official John Yoo has temporarily traded his job on the law faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, for a teaching gig in more conservative Orange County, CA.
February 16, 2009
For several years, New Yorker staff writer Jane Mayer has examined facets of the Bush Administration's war on terror in laser-like detail, from the CIA's creation of secret black site prisons around the world, to its dramatic expansion of presidential powers.
July 25, 2008
The disclosure this week of a March, 2003 memo from Justice Department lawyer John C. Yoo, asserting that laws banning torture were trumped by the president's authority as commander-in-chief in a time of war, appears to offer a direct line to subsequent abuses at Abu Ghraib prison.
April 3, 2008