Lee Casey

former staffer, Justice Department

Guest

Attorney with Baker Hostetler in Washington, DC; former staffer in Office of Legal Counsel (1992-1993) and the Office of Legal Policy (1986-1990) at the US Department of Justice

Lee Casey on KCRW

If Bill Clinton's impeachment was a curb on the excesses of the executive branch, it didn't last long. Even some Republicans concede that George W.

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If Bill Clinton's impeachment was a curb on the excesses of the executive branch, it didn't last long. Even some Republicans concede that George W.

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In America's first war crimes trial since World War II, a military court delivered a split verdict today.

The Legal and Political Implications of the Hamdan Verdict

In America's first war crimes trial since World War II, a military court delivered a split verdict today.

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The Magna Carta Goes on Sale

As the White House, Congress and US Supreme Court debate the rights of prisoners during the so-called "war on terror," an original copy of the document that established such rights is…

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