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Emptywheel on the DoJ report

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Very good post, which begins:

The WaPo has a helpful preview of what to expect from the Office of Professional Responsibility’s upcoming report on the authors of the torture memos. It talks a lot about the recommendation for professional sanctions for John Yoo and Jay Bybee.

A draft report of more than 200 pages, prepared in January before Bush’s departure, recommends disciplinary action, rather than criminal prosecution, by state bar associations against Yoo and Bybee, former attorneys in the department’s Office of Legal Counsel, for their work in preparing and signing the interrogation memos. State bar associations have the power to suspend a lawyer’s license to practice or impose other penalties.

But curiously (or rather, suspiciously), the report does not recommend sanctions against Bradbury: …

Continue reading.

And her post on Doug Feith is also worth reading.

Written by Leisureguy

6 May 2009 at 10:23 am

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