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A federal appeals court judge said he had no role in formulating detention policy when he was an official in the Bush White House.
A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. could tax damage awards for emotional distress and injury to reputation.
Citing “extraordinary misconduct by the Department of Justice,” the chief judge of the Federal District Court in Boston has filed an unusual disciplinary complaint against a federal prosecutor.
In the end, President Bush did not want to fail what had become a test of political will in the eyes of his conservative believers.
Former President Bill Clinton is trying to raise his wife’s standing in a politically important state where her bid for the presidency appears to be struggling.
Critics say a law designed to keep medical information confidential is being overzealously applied.
The campaign of Senator John McCain acknowledged that it was in crisis after it raised just $11.2 million in the last three months.
President Bush commuted the 30-month sentence of I. Lewis Libby Jr. on Monday while leaving intact his conviction for perjury and obstruction of justice in the C.I.A. leak case.
Senior advisers to President Bush are exploring legislation that would permit the long-term detention of foreign terrorism suspects on American soil.
Paul D. Wolfowitz, who resigned as president of the World Bank in May, joined the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research as a visiting scholar. Mr. Wolfowitz, 63, who also helped plan the Iraq war as Donald H. Rumsfeld’s top deputy at the Defense Department, will work on “entrepreneurship and development issues, Africa and public-private partnerships,” said the group’s president, Christopher DeMuth..
The bill requires employers to verify the legal status of their employees. If they fail to do so, they risk having their business license suspended.
Not only lawyers, but also the justices themselves, are now in the business of courting Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who stands alone in the Supreme Court’s center.
A commutation lessens the severity of the punishment. A pardon excuses or forgives the offense itself.
Russia’s president said that his proposal for a shared missile-defense system with the U.S. would take American-Russian relations to “an entirely new level.”
The Food and Drug Administration says Xulong and other Chinese companies will be restricted from selling certain types of seafood in the United States.
Under a new law, all federal buildings in a state will have to comply when the governor orders the American flag lowered to half-staff in honor of soldiers killed while serving.
The proposal by Russia’s president, made at the Bush compound in Maine, seemed likely to lead to still more haggling.
President Bush said today that he had used his power of clemency to commute the 30-month sentence for I. Lewis Libby Jr., who was convicted of perjury in the C.I.A. leak case.
An appeals court unanimously rejected a request to delay I. Lewis Libby Jr.’s prison sentence in the C.I.A. leak case.
Lobbyists and lawmakers have held off on enforcing a law requiring country-of-origin labels on meat and produce.