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John Ashcroft

Attorney General of the US
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Less than two years after 9/11, Falk's article claimed other examples of a slide toward fascism include "periodic alarmist warnings of mega-terrorist imminent attacks that fail to materialize," and the role of Attorney General John Ashcroft, "who seems ...
"I've said to the people that we don't torture, and we don't," Bush told interviewer Katie Couric in 2006. Vice President Dick Cheney referred to the torture techniques as an "alternative" form of interrogation, and Attorney General John Ashcroft also ...
Before he was FBI director, the defining moment in Comey's career came on Wednesday, 10 March 2004, when he was deputy in the Bush administration to the attorney general, John Ashcroft. Ashcroft had been hospitalized in an intensive care unit with ...
Mississippi College school of Law will host former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft on Wednesday during an event organized by the MC Law student chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
Pro Manchester, the professional services industry group otherwise known as The John Ashcroft Show, hosted its annual business conference this week with the show-master in chief chairing proceedings as usual.
John Ashcroft in advance of the system's 75th anniversary. With the overwhelming 80 percent vote for renewal of the sales tax in November, there is no doubt that Missourians love their parks and approve of the management of the system.
Sunday morning: The conditions were somewhat humid as they played the third round of the Bakehouse monthly competition. There were five resting touchers on the day and they were Ray Drabsch, Paul Baker, John Ashcroft, Pete Brogan and Clive Herbert.
... 2004, when Comey stopped then White House counsel Alberto Gonzales and Chief of Staff Andrew Card when, according to Comey's account, they tried to get an ailing Attorney General John Ashcroft to sign off on extending the NSA's wiretapping program.
During a brief stint as acting attorney general in 2004, Comey prevented the White House from resuming an eavesdropping program by rushing to the hospital where then-Attorney General John D. Ashcroft was admitted. In a 2007 Senate Judiciary Committee ...
The St. Joseph Public Library has been awarded $11,550 in grant funding to support the 2017 summer reading program by the Offices of Secretary of State John Ashcroft. With this funding, the library has been able to purchase new materials for activities ...
Comey's first piece of incredible testimony was the yarn about a late-night standoff during his time as deputy attorney general in his boss John Ashcroft's hospital room. Comey had it out with officials from the Bush White House about the NSA's use of ...
Sunday morning: The conditions were somewhat humid as they played the third round of the Bakehouse monthly competition. There were five resting touchers on the day and they were Ray Drabsch, Paul Baker, John Ashcroft, Pete Brogan and Clive Herbert.
SCHUMER: There have been media reports describing a dramatic visit by Alberto Gonzales and Chief of Staff Andrew Card to the hospital bed of John Ashcroft in March 2004, after you, as acting attorney general, decided not to authorize a classified program.
The court left states free to resolve the question for themselves by voting 6-3 to reject then-Attorney General John Ashcroft's directive to preclude doctors in Oregon from aiding suicides. The justices did not address the constitutionality of laws ...
This weakened Handschu by adhering to federal guidelines issued by then President George W. Bush's Attorney General, John Ashcroft, one of the legal brains behind the neo-conservative movement. This brings us to last year. With Haight ready to tighten ...
He was seen as a conservative acolyte of Gonzales and his predecessor, John Ashcroft. But Acosta set out on a mission to meet with and win over dozens of colleagues in the U.S.
Authorities never found evidence linking any of the men to the attacks or to terrorism. In January, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case based on the detentions that aims to hold top officials in the Bush administration, including Attorney General John ...
In 2001, after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, President George W. Bush and Attorney General John Ashcroft instituted a program called the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System. The program required men ...
In 2001, a few years after Oregon's DWDA law went into effect, Attorney General John Ashcroft announced that dispensing lethal medication to terminally ill patients was not a legitimate medical use of a drug.
So, too, was John Ashcroft informed by his conservatism in writing a memo 10 years earlier urging his prosecutors to charge the most serious provable offense.
No one received harsher treatment from the Democratic party than John Ashcroft. A very devout Christian, Schumer and Franken have little tolerance for an outspoken Christian conservative.
The answer may well be no, though, if the metric is stamping state government with signature achievements. Gov. Mel Carnahan significantly boosted education spending in his first year.
... to bring back at college big-time speakers such as [former Attorney General] John Ashcroft, Dinesh D'Souza, Harvey Mansfield from Harvard and many others.
John Ashcroft used her as a test of the constitutionality of invading attorney-client communications. He won. She outlived her client who was convicted solely of seditious conspiracy, allegedly directing the 1993 attack on the World Trade Center while ...
Following on from last year's hugely successful event, pro-manchester's John Ashcroft we will be hosting this year's fast paced news style event.
THE family of John Ashcroft, who was the overall winner of the St Helens 10k, have spoken out about their pride - and described how relatives, including his 72-year-old granddad, also took on the course.
In 2003, when Attorney General John Ashcroft had recused himself, his deputy named U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as a special counsel to investigate the leaking of the identity of a covert CIA agent.
President George W. Bush's Attorney General, John Ashcroft, recused himself from a White House probe. His deputy then appointed an independent special counsel to find out who leaked the name of a CIA agent.
In 2003, when Attorney General John Ashcroft had recused himself, his deputy named U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as a special counsel to investigate the leaking of the identity of a covert CIA agent.
While serving as deputy attorney general in 2004, he famously raced to the hospital bedside of then-Attorney General John Ashcroft to block the recertification of a controversial counterterrorism program. Now, he has few friends on either side of the ...
Immediately after former President George W. Bush was elected, the media nitpicked John Ashcroft. Then his opponents went after Alberto Gonzales, who wound up resigning a year before the 2008 election.
Raich sued U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft and Drug Enforcement Administration director Asa Hutchinson to block them from interfering with her medical marijuana use and to avoid drug charges and arrest.
... a victory in Hamdan v Rumsfeld, which challenged the policy of military trials at Guantanamo Bay. He also successfully defended former Attorney General John Ashcroft against claims that he had abused civil liberties during the war on terror. Video ...
And it was only after 9/11, in April of 2002, that John Ashcroft came to New York, announced the indictment of me, my paralegal and the interpreter for the case, on grounds of materially aiding a terrorist organization.
According to the profile on his firm's website, among Mr Katyal's high-profile cases was a victory in Hamdan v Rumsfeld, which challenged the policy of military trials at Guantanamo Bay.
President George W. Bush's Attorney General, John Ashcroft, recused himself from a White House probe. His deputy then appointed an independent special counsel to find out who leaked the name of a CIA agent.
What better day to launch a book than on World Book Day - and what better way to launch it than in front of a magnetic wall that you have built?
Comey likes to be caught in the crosshairs as an upright man in the Washington roughhouse rumble. As Justice Department deputy attorney general, he raced White House counsel Alberto Gonzales to the hospital bed of Attorney General John D. Ashcroft to ...
Winning runner, Liverpool Harriers, John Ashcroft, 24 and from West Park, said: "It's amazing, you don't really know what to expect and I have done quite a few 10ks here now.
The conditions were poor, with driving rain and wind - but many simply dug in and kept with the against-the-odds spirit of the charity founded by Steve, who passed away in 2013.
Obama's first attorney general, Eric Holder, set aside a criminal justice memo from his Republican predecessor, John Ashcroft, to charge people with the most serious, provable offenses and replaced it with his own policy of discouraging harsh mandatory ...
The argument is made on behalf of former Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller, who are sued (along with a few other federal officials) by former federal detainees in a case titled Ashcroft v. Abbasi.
Obama's first attorney general, Eric Holder, set aside a criminal justice memo from his Republican predecessor, John Ashcroft, to charge people with the most serious, provable offenses and replaced it with his own policy of discouraging harsh mandatory ...
Sessions has been a fierce opponent of marijuana for any use and his confirmation prompted fears that the DOJ would follow the example set by former Attorney General John Ashcroft, who served under George W. Bush, and target dispensaries in places ...
When Sessions' Republican predecessor, John Ashcroft, took office, he notoriously covered up the exposed nipples of statues like Spirit of Justice.
This has happened before: In 2003, when then-Attorney General John Ashcroft recused himself from an investigation into allegations that White House officials intentionally leaked the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame, his deputy (fun fact: James ...
Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the political storm surrounding Attorney General Jeff Sessions reminds him of the way Democrats targeted his father, John Ashcroft, during his time as Attorney General in the administration of President ...
In 2001, Attorney John Ashcroft awarded Schaeffer, then the director of the EPA's office of regulatory enforcement, the Justice Department's John Marshall Award for public service for his work on settling oil refinery cases.


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