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17 Apr 2009, 2:31 pm
  The Republican-led stand against Harold Koh and Dawn Johnsen as the new lawyers who will reshape the legal environment can be understood to be about supporting the prior Administration's views on interrogation. [read post]
16 Jan 2009, 11:22 am
Elena Kagan and Dawn Johnsen, nominated to serve as, respectively, Solicitor General and head of the Office of Legal Counsel, are women. [read post]
9 May 2017, 7:30 am by Josh Blackman
Recently, law professor Dawn Johnsen provided a guide: Trump’s extraordinary—indeed, unprecedented— behavior more generally means that he is not due the deference traditionally afforded presidents. [read post]
17 Jan 2013, 7:30 pm by Guest Blogger
Dawn JohnsenFor the Conference on Liberty/Equality: The View from Roe’s 40th and Lawrence’s 10th Anniversaries Forty years ago the seven-Justice majority in Roe v. [read post]
15 Apr 2010, 12:02 pm by Tom Goldstein
He holds out Dawn Johnsen as the ideal progressive Obama Administration nominee.  [read post]
7 Sep 2017, 9:03 am by Josh Blackman
Dawn Johnsen offered similar guidance earlier this year, writing that “Courts attend to reality and context, and they can and should adapt their screens of deference when circumstances so indicate. [read post]
29 Jun 2010, 7:45 am by Tom Parker
The only individual who appears to have suffered adversely politically from an association with the Bush administration’s coercive interrogation program is discarded DoJ General Counsel nominee Dawn Johnsen – and she was penalized for her principled opposition to it. [read post]
12 Apr 2009, 10:04 am
The same sorts of questions are asked of executive branch nominees, so we might ask Elena Kagan and Dawn Johnsen whether they had help filling out their questionnaires.3) Whether or not nominees receive assistance from underlings in filling out their questionnaires, they will undoubtedly fill them out in a way that is designed to make themselves look good, which for confirmation purposes means: public-spirited, moderate, and bland. [read post]
18 Oct 2009, 7:56 am
  The White House has yet to make much of an issue of the Senate's failure to confirm Dawn Johnsen to head the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel, and it has been even quieter on judges. [read post]
24 Jan 2009, 12:29 am
Likewise, VP Biden has taught as an adjunct at the University of Delaware for many years and in his role on the Senate Judiciary Committee dealt with the sorts of issues that excite legal academics.Then there's Elana Kagan as Solicitor General, assisted by Neal Katyal; there's Dawn Johnsen heading OLC, assisted by Marty Lederman and David Barron (either of whom would also have been plausible in the top spot); there's Cass Sunstein heading OIRA; and while Greg Craig… [read post]
19 Jul 2018, 12:53 pm by Tejinder Singh
The literature on this question is deep, but for those interested in taking a dive, there are three useful articles (by Dawn Johnsen, David Barron, and Peter Strauss) published in Law & Contemporary Problems in 2000, and there have been good more recent contributions to the debate by Professors Daniel Meltzer, Saikrishna Prakash, and Joseph Landau. [read post]
26 Apr 2010, 11:25 am by James Bickford
Andersen compares the failure of Dawn Johnsen’s nomination to head the Office of Legal Counsel to the likely success of a nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Court, noting that a record of outspokenness can be a liability.  [read post]
1 Nov 2008, 3:19 pm
As Dawn Johnsen has noted in an article on the subject, refusal to enforce a law on the ground that it is "probable" that the Supreme Court will agree with the president's position makes things too easy on the president. [read post]
11 May 2017, 4:27 am by SHG
Lawprof Dawn Johnsen, at the WeHateTump blog, argues that he’s not entitled to the deference otherwise shown presidents: It is time to ask: Has Trump in effect forfeited some measure of judicial deference across contexts and cases, through his disrespect for the courts and the rule of law and his displays of prejudice and arbitrary decisionmaking? [read post]
7 Apr 2009, 1:27 am
As far as I can tell, nothing has been done by either the Office of Legal Counsel or by the Attorney General that is inconsistent with the principles that Dawn Johnsen and others developed to guide the Office's actions (with the possible exception, on which the facts are unclear to me, of the timing of the formal release of the OLC opinion -- see Principle Six, which refers to timeliness). [read post]
16 Apr 2010, 2:59 pm by Jonathan H. Adler
But for a generation of law students that has grown up revering American Constitution Society stalwarts such as Dawn Johnsen, Eric Holder, Pamela Karlan, John Payton, Laurence Tribe, Goodwin Liu, David Cole, and my own partner in crime Walter Dellinger, among others, the absence of most of these names from even the long shortlist is demoralizing. [read post]
20 Mar 2009, 1:19 am
Senate Fight Likely as Nominee for Office of Legal Counsel Moves Forward Legal Times The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday to endorse Dawn Johnsen to lead the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel, sending her nomination to the full Senate for what is expected to be a contentious debate. [read post]
3 Jan 2016, 9:50 pm by Cody M. Poplin
 Neera Tanden will provide introductory remarks for a panel that will feature Debo Adegbile, Walter Dellinger, Cynthia Estlund, and Dawn Johnsen. [read post]
6 Jan 2009, 12:03 am
Ogden's nomination had been seen as preordained by insiders, but bigger surprises came in Obama's selection of Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan as solicitor general and Dawn Johnsen, an Indiana University School of Law professor, to head the Office of Legal Counsel. [read post]
24 Jan 2009, 6:34 am
By elevating folks like Dawn Johnsen and Marty Lederman in Justice, Obama has marginalized the Taylor-like thinking on Bush-Cheneyism. [read post]