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John Yoo

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    [UPDATED: Coroner Rules Suicide] Katherine Darmer, Chapman Professor and Gay Rights Champion, Falls From a Building in a Possible Suicide

    ​UPDATE, FEB. 22, 3:46 P.M.: The Orange County coroner's office has ruled Katherine Darmer's death a suicide. Questions remain as to why she would want to end her life.   ORIGINAL POST, FEB. 21, 12:32 P.M.: Katherine Darmer, a Chapman law professor and a founding member of the Orange Cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    John Eastman and Tom Harman Dealt Legal Blows in GOP Race for State AG

    Photo by Christopher VictorioState attorney general wannabe John Eastman's Kodak moment at the California Republican Assembly convention in Buena Park last month.​The two Orange County Republicans who want to be California's next attorney general lost their respective ballot-designation disputes-- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Chapman-Buddy John Yoo: Sure, the President Can Massacre Civilians

    Photo by Christopher Victorio Torture lawyer Yoo makes his case at Chapman, flanked by former law dean turned attorney general candidate John Eastman.​There's good and bad news for John Yoo, the former Department of Justice lawyer who served as Chapman University's "Fletcher Jones Distinguished Vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Dumb Aussies Can't Punk John Yoo Properly

    So the Left has been all atwitter (and remember the days when that word didn't have a social-network meaning) about the below video, in which some Australian comedians interrupted a class at Chapman University two weeks ago of visiting professor John Yoo, he of the infamous Dubya-era war memos. What ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Padilla vs. Yoo: First of Many Such Cases to Come?

    Nick Schou blogged last week about a San Francisco federal judge having ruled that John Yoo, the UC Berkeley law professor who just finished a stint as a visiting professor at Chapman Law School, can "be held personally responsible for the indefinite military detention and alleged torture of an Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Awesome Criminal of the Week, Pt. Douche

    Yoo, Douche.This tale of crime and no punishment has gone back and forth so many times that it's tempting to ignore this latest development, but John Yoo, Orange County's favorite torture enabler, may be back in deep doo-doo over his role in providing the legal justification for the Bush administrat ... More >>

  • News

    May 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    More Controversy Dogs Yoo Amid Gig at "Teensy Joke of a College"

    Photo by Christopher VictorioYoo moves from "teensy joke" to Philly writing gig.Greg Sargent's The Plum Line blog on WhoRunsGov.com, a Washington Post site that runs online biographies of D.C. "players and personalities," has an interesting post on Bush White House torture memo writer John Yoo, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Chapman Law Dean Shifts From One Controversy to Another

    Photo by Christopher VictorioJohn C. Eastman (right) listens as John Yoo debates at Chapman last month.The last time you read a Navel Gazing post that mentioned John C. Eastman, dean of Chapman University's School of Law, it was in reference to him teaming with the university's visiting law professo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Justice Dept. Inquiry: Chapman U's John Yoo Is a Shitty Lawyer

    Chapman University's favorite torture enabler and "Fletcher Jones Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law," the infamous John Yoo, should face discipline according to his previous employer, the U.S. Justice Department. A New York Times story this morning reports that an internal Justice Dept. inquir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    The Heat is Back on John Yoo

    Photo by Christopher VictorioYoo before his Chapman debate.The April 21 morning "terror memo" lawyer John Yoo appeared at the Chapman University debate, President Barack Obama said it would be up to his attorney general whether to prosecute former Bush administration advisors like Yoo. Since that da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    What the Hell Happened to the Anti-War Movement?

    Photo by Christopher VictorioA small piece of the Orange County peace movement at Palm and Glassell.It was unusually warm around 11 a.m. today in Orange and the spectacle was unusually jarring at Palm and Glassell: a dozen or fewer anti-war protesters, ranging from college age to their grandpar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    John Yoo Stars in a Most Civilized Debate on Torture

    Photo by Christopher VictorioAs John Yoo makes his case, John C. Eastman is hard at think.Two days after Barack Obama's chief of staff said the administration was not inclined to back prosecutions against Bush lawyers who signed off on torture, the president backed off that statement today, saying h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 4/21

    Chapman Dialogue Debate with John Yoo, 11 a.m.Okay, so this isn't technically going on tonight. It's actually going on right now. But if you're not too busy this morning, we suggest heading over to give this debate a listen. Yoo is currently a visiting professor at Chapman Law, and during his time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Yoo in Clear or Not So Fast?

    World events are moving so fast and furious, one wonders how participants in the Saturday and Tuesday Chapman University School of Law debates featuring visiting professor and Bush White House torture enabler John Yoo at the center of each are keeping up with their talking points.CBSNews.com Legal A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    More Join Chapman U's Debate on John Yoo Torture Memos

    Clockwork informed you yesterday about controversial law professor John Yoo being at the center of two upcoming Chapman University School of Law debates, one he is participating in and another that he is not participating in. When it comes to Saturday's "Forum on National Security, Rule of Law & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Spain, Chapman University Debaters Are Out to Get John Yoo

    So the big question when John Yoo speaks at Chapman University next week about presidential power is: Will he be shackled? Probably not, seeing as how this is not Spain, but were Orange within the Iberian Peninsula nation and NATO ally, he'd be under criminal indictment for sanctioning torture at Gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    More Groups Sign Statement Damning FBI for Spying on Mosques

    FBI Director Robert MuellerThe National Lawyers Guild--last seen in Clockwork four hours ago in relation to a debate it is hosting at Chapman University concerning visiting professor John Yoo signing off on torture while advising the Bush White House--is doing some signing off of its own. It's joine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Torture Memo Author Finds Friends and Foes at Chapman U

    Perhaps some of you have a conservative uncle who says stupid things. You know, like the U.S. is not in debt to China, or that Barack Obama is a socialist or that George W. Bush won his presidential elections. Mine recently repeated the Bill O'Reilly/Rush Limbaugh/Attila the Hun yarn about all the s ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 18, 2007

    Letters

    "Two cover stories about comic books in one year. Since when did OC Weekly become a publication for nerds?"

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2006

    Beating around the Bush, or not, in Irvine

    Good news for those of us who have never seen the power of a monarchy in action, and the servility it demands of its subjects. President Bush is extending his weekend trip to California, and will be visiting scenic Irvine on Monday. According to the Register, "Bush will speak to the Orange County B ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    F. Yoo!

    UC Irvine protesters humiliate torture-memo author

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    Im a Complete Intellectual Fraud

    Viet Dinh reveals the truth about himselfand the USA Patriot Actin UC Irvine Speech

  • Columns

    January 20, 2005
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