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Objection! Objection!

...arguments begin," the ABA Journal invited when it announced former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and his successor Michael Mukasey as its "Lawyers of the Year" for 2007 and 2008 in mid-December. Sound off on the important issues at Arguments...
Delegation should nix attorney gen. nominee

I am writing to ask Empire readers to join me in urging Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Ted Stevens to vote no on Michael Mukasey on his appointment as U.S. attorney general. Sound off on the important issues at During his second day of testimony...
Outside editorial: Mukasey and torture

...the waning months of the administration. Just as extraordinary is Bush's campaign to salvage the nomination of Michael Mukasey. Thursday, in a rare Oval Office meeting with reporters and later in a speech before the Heritage Foundation, Bush...
Outside editorial: Who's really to blame for nominee Mukasey's evasions on torture?

...when asked during his confirmation hearing whether waterboarding is unconstitutional, the best that former Judge Michael Mukasey could muster was "if waterboarding is torture, torture is not constitutional." Sound off on the important issues...
McCain: Torture did not lead to bin Laden death

...against terrorism. In an impassioned speech on the Senate floor, the Arizona Republican said former Attorney General Michael Mukasey and others who back those tactics were wrong to claim that waterboarding al-Qaida's No. 3 leader, Khalid Sheikh...
Right way, wrong way to look back

...remain on the agenda of a federal grand jury conducting an investigation launched last year by former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, the former federal judge Bush installed after Alberto Gonzales' controversial tenure. Mukasey assigned Nora Dannehy...
Judge demands criminal probe of Stevens prosecutors

...the Justice Department, which he said dragged its feet before investigating. He criticized former Attorney General Michael Mukasey for not responding to complaints: "Shocking, but not surprising," Sullivan said. He worried aloud about how...
Outside editorial: Torture debate about the limits set by society

...public: In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece recently, former CIA Director Michael Hayden and former Atty. Gen. Michael Mukasey described how one terrorist was coerced into disclosing information that enabled the capture of Ramzi Binalshibh...
Outside editorial: Act on Shield Law

...being compelled to reveal their sources. There's no such protection at the federal level. Attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey's contention that tinkering with internal Justice Department guidelines is the way to go is a nonstarter. And so...
Outside editorial: Drug wars and cynicism

...director of the federal Office of Drug Control Policy, was in St. Louis last week, along with U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey. They came to attend an international conference called the National Methamphetamine Chemicals Initiative. Missouri...


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