John Yoo is Emanuel S. Heller Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law and a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. He served in President George W. Bush's Justice Department.
May 18, 2017
Much will depend on the scope of his investigative jurisdiction and how he interprets his mandate.
May 09, 2017
President Donald Trump finally made a tough call on which both Republicans and Democrats should agree. On Tuesday, he fired James Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, years short of his full 10-year term. Trump removed a director who believed himself above regular Justice Department procedures and traditions and took the unprecedented step of publicizing – three times – decisions that affected the course of the 2016 presidential elections. But, unfortunately, Democrats will likely continue their scorched earth tactics and portray a decision for the best interests of the nation as a Nixonian effort to interfere with the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the Trump administration.
May 05, 2017
President Donald Trump has set the liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in his sights.
Mar 24, 2017
If Democratic Senators had made any progress in attacking Gorsuch’s qualifications, record, or judicial philosophy, they could persuade their Republican colleagues to reject Gorsuch.
Oct 04, 2016
As the Obama administration runs out the clock on its second term, it seeks to hide ever more of its policies from public scrutiny.