• Department of Justice, John Yoo, Politics, Quote of the Day, Torture, War on Terror

    Quotes of the Day: Did ‘Torture’ Contribute to the Finding of Osama Bin Laden?

    Imagine what would have happened if the Obama administration had been running things immediately following 9/11. After their “arrest,” we would have read [Khalid Sheikh Mohammed] and [Abu Faraj al-Libi] their Miranda rights, provided them legal counsel, sent them to the U.S. for detention, and granted them all the rights provided a U.S. citizen in […]

    142 Comments / / May 4, 2011 at 12:36 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 04.05.11

    * Did Malcolm Gladwell’s endorsement lead to an increase in Colorado Law applicants? Malcolm Gladwell, a man whose book Blink was described by Richard Posner as “written like a book intended for people who do not read books.” [Law Week Colorado] * A litany of legal challenges faces the Obama administration now that they’ve backtracked […]

    19 Comments / / Apr 5, 2011 at 8:54 AM
  • Biglaw, Cars, Guantanamo Bay, John Yoo, Non-Sequiturs, War on Terror

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.04.11

    * Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be tried by a military commission at Guantanamo, but John Yoo is still not satisfied. He wants to capture people and hold them indefinitely without trial proof that the Obama Administration can conduct terror trials successfully. Obviously, the elegant solution is to make KSM live in Yoo’s basement until one […]

    53 Comments / / Apr 4, 2011 at 5:37 PM