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18 Sep 2007, 1:19 am
A Lexis search indicates that Michael Mukasey, President Bush's nominee for Attorney General, decided only few cases involving free exercise claims during his 18-year tenure as a federal district judge in New York. [read post]
25 Nov 2008, 7:10 pm
"Who heckled Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Pt. [read post]
5 Oct 2011, 1:21 pm by Tung Yin
District Court Judge) Michael Mukasey has an op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal that poses an important question: is the Obama Administration's heavy reliance on targeted killing via unmanned aerial vehicles potentially compromising national security by eschewing the possibility of capturing targets and interrogating them for actionable intelligence? [read post]
26 Feb 2008, 6:34 am
As detailed in this CNN story, Attorney General Michael Mukasey continues to preach that his former colleagues (namely, federal district judges) cannot be trusted to make sound and safe decisions concerning which defendants get the benefit of the new federal crack guidelines. [read post]
1 Dec 2008, 5:00 am
Eleven days ago,  Washington state Supreme Court justice Richard Sanders shouted "Tyrant" to outgoing Attorney General Michael Mukasey after Mukasey allegedly drew laughter at a Federalist Society meeting when he underlined that  the last time he checked,  Al Queda was not a signatory to the Geneva Conventions. [read post]
23 Jul 2008, 11:52 am
[JURIST] US Attorney General Michael Mukasey [official website; JURIST news archive] announced  [prepared statement, PDF; press release] to the House Judiciary Committee  [official website] Wednesday that during his remaining time in office he will focus primarily on addressing the legal rights of US-held enemy combatants and ensuring that voting rights [JURIST news archives] laws are adhered to in [read post]
6 Nov 2007, 5:05 am
Ross of Cumberland School of Law, Samford University says despite US attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey's success in winning approval in the Senate Judiciary Committee, the full Senate should take all the time it needs to consider his nomination even though the next attorney general is unlikely to serve past the end of Bush's term in little more than a year [read post]
15 Aug 2008, 4:12 pm
— Attorney General, Michael Mukasey, August 12, 2008. [read post]
19 Sep 2007, 8:15 am
We've done relatively little about the nomination of former judge Michael Mukasey to serve as attorney general. [read post]
18 Feb 2014, 11:22 am by UChicagoLaw
At The Volokh Conspiracy, Will Baude looks at John Stinneford's article on the Eighth Amendment and Miranda and Michael Mukasey's recent WSJ op-ed. [read post]
2 Oct 2007, 1:49 pm
For a while there, what with the resignation of Alberto Gonzalez and the ensuing nomination of Michael Mukasey to replace him, it looked like everything could soon return to normal in the halls of the DOJ. [read post]
16 Sep 2007, 5:00 pm
But numerous news outlets are reporting that President Bush has selected Michael B. [read post]
8 Apr 2008, 3:47 pm
By Big Tent Democrat Glenn Greenwald, Marcy Wheeler and mcjoan have been all over Attorney General Michael B. [read post]
23 Sep 2007, 5:00 am
Adam Liptak parses Michael Mukasey's written opinions and finds, among other things, an Orwellian streak. [read post]
27 Jul 2008, 3:22 am
Mukasey's Justice: Attorney General Michael Mukasey's demand for an expansion of the president's power to detain foreigners without charge was couched, as usual, in apocalyptic terms. [read post]
21 Sep 2007, 2:55 pm
The AP has this fascinating new article, entitled "Mukasey Hit Justice Dept on Sentencing," discussing Michael Mukasey's history with federal sentencing as a judge. [read post]
30 Oct 2007, 6:32 pm
[JURIST] US Attorney General nominee Michael Mukasey [WH profile; JURIST news archive] wrote in a letter [PDF text] to Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday that he did not know if waterboarding [JURIST news archive] was illegal, and that it would be "irresponsible" of him to provide a legal opinion on any specific interrogation technique without an in depth analysis of relevant [read post]