Topic: Jay Bybee
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have rejected the gay marriage opponents' appeal; the case is now headed to the Supreme Court.
The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday declined to reexamine a ruling overturning California's Prop. 8 gay marriage ban as unconstitutional. The decision sets the stage for a Supreme Court showdown.
The Supreme Court will take the case of a man who lied about receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor. The question is whether the US can punish him for false statements about his military service.
10/17/2011 01:03 pm
In an interview with The Times of London about his memoir 'Decision Points', former President George Bush said that waterboarding, which the British government has deemed torture, saved British lives – a claim some British officials dispute.
11/09/2010 08:34 am
Bush administration lawyers who wrote the so-called "torture memos" exercised "poor judgment" in writing legal opinions that “contained significant flaws," according to the Justice Department. But they weren't guilty of professional misconduct that might have meant disbarment.
02/20/2010 01:40 pm
A long-secret document detailing these and other 'enhanced interrogation' techniques is set to be released Monday.
08/23/2009 01:00 am
Why does the line between coercion and torture seem so shadowy now?
05/21/2009 01:00 am
It's the atomic bomb of American politics.
05/15/2009 01:00 am
A draft report of a Justice Department inquiry recommends the officials face professional sanctions, but no criminal charges.
05/06/2009 01:00 am
The administration might want to move on from the issue, but there's pressure from progressive groups and congressional Democrats for further investigation.
04/22/2009 01:00 am