Jose Padilla

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2006

    Recruiting Timothy Leary for the War on Terror

    Over at, Justin Rood is shouting "Hey Mabel!" Old-fashioned journalists have a term for bizarre, interesting and/or disturbing little articles -- "Hey Mabel" stories, they call them. And the New York Sun's Josh Gerstein had a doozy of a "Hey Mabel" in yesterday's paper. In a new co ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 29, 2005

    Don't Gloat Yet

    A bad year for Bush is bad for all of us

  • News

    July 4, 2002
  • News

    June 20, 2002