A small anti-torture protest took place today, Friday, at the entrance to UC Berkeley’s Law School on its commencement day. The protestors’ message was targeted at Cal law professor John Yoo.
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Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war activist, and dozens of protestors from Code Pink, The World Can’t Wait, the Boalt Alliance to Abolish Torture and other groups marched through Berkeley Law School today to protest John Yoo’s position as a member of the faculty. After holding a brief press conference outside the law school, the group marched […]
A long-awaited internal Justice Department report will essentially clear controversial UC Berkeley law professor John Yoo — one of the lawyers who crafted the legal justification for the Bush Administration’s torture policies — according to Newsweek [hat-tip: Talking Points Memo]. This reverses the tougher findings of an earlier, draft version of the report, and also […]