Evan Caminker

Professor of American Constitutional Law

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Dean and Professor of American Constitutional Law at the University of Michigan Law School; Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Clinton Administration

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Kyle Sampson, former top aide to  Attorney General Alberto Gonzales , told the  Senate Judiciary Committee  today prosecutors were not fired to gain "partisan advantage."

Politics and the Administration of Justice

Kyle Sampson, former top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales , told the Senate Judiciary Committee today prosecutors were not fired to gain "partisan advantage."

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In Detroit, US District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor has ruled that  warrantless wiretapping by the National Security Agency is unconstitutional , violating the rights to free speech and…

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In Detroit, US District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor has ruled that warrantless wiretapping by the National Security Agency is unconstitutional , violating the rights to free speech and…

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