Bush Scandals List

Table of Contents for Category: Law/Constitution

26. Stacking of the Supreme Court (Roberts and Alito)

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36. Preventive war doctrine

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42. EPA restricting the mission

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46. Signing statements

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47. Unilateral Executive

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56. Patriot Act and its Extension

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69. Harriet Miers Supreme Court nomination (a supreme act of cronyism)

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74. Leandro Aragoncillo (the spy in Cheney’s office)

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85. Detainee court cases (a quick guide)

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

86. Opening US mail

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Law/Constitution

98. FBI National Security Letters (overuse and abuse)

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117. Classification and de-classification Cheney style

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120. Scalia conflict of interest (his duck hunting trip with Cheney)

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131. Jose Padilla (an American enemy combatant)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

161. Julie Myers (Immigration)

Posted in: Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Immigration, Law/Constitution

171. Dick Cheney

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Law/Constitution

173. Guantanamo defense counsels (not the path to career advancement)

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, War on Terror

185. Leaving the International Criminal Court

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194. Torture and Guantanamo

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Torture, War on Terror

195. Torture and Iraq

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196. Dick Cheney and the Fourth Branch

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200. SCOTUS: Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School Dist. No. 1 (integration)

Posted in: Education, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution

201. SCOTUS: Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (gender discrimination)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor, Law/Constitution

202. SCOTUS: Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life (issue oriented political advertising)

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203. SCOTUS: Morse et al v. Frederick (free speech of minors)

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204. SCOTUS: Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc. (price fixing OK’ed)

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226. The White House declares that Harriet Miers doesn’t have to answer a subpoena based on a legal opinion by a lawyer who legally should no longer be in his post

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Law/Constitution

227. White House says it will not prosecute contempt citations

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Politicization of the DOJ

233. Patriot Act Extension gave the AG the right to decide if death penalty defendants were adequately represented

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241. Use of state secrets argument

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246. Peter Keisler (Civil Division Justice)

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Political Interference

252. Telecoms involved in warrantless wiretapping are represented by former government officials and protected by current officials who used to work for them

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Law/Constitution, Surveillance

269. Racist, anti-gay judge Leslie Southwick confirmed by Senate to Court of Appeals

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270. Holy Land Foundation accused of funding terrorists; signature case ends in big mistrial

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274. Zacarias Moussaoui case

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278. Sami al Haj and Bilal Hussein, newsmen, held without charge

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Law/Constitution, Media, War on Terror

281. Donald Kerr, No. 2 to DNI Mike McConnell, declares anonymity a thing of the past

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Intelligence, Law/Constitution, Revolving Door

282. Bush visit “free speech” zones

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288. Torture tapes made then destroyed

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Torture

290. Proposal (withdrawn) to place JAG corps under politically appointed DOD counsel

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Politics/Domestic

301. DC Circuit court says torture is OK; detainees not persons

Posted in: Guantanamo, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Law/Constitution, Torture, War on Terror

303. Unnecessary intrusive background checks

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310. Bush versus the whales

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318. William Haynes the Pentagon’s torture lawyer

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320. Americans behind bars

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341. The Supreme Court: Physicians of last resort

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345. The Indiana voter ID case

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364. Supreme Court: 2nd Amendment applies to individuals

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366. The anthrax attacks, a blown investigation

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Law/Constitution, Media, War on Terror

376. Policing the national political conventions

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378. KBR and forced labor in Iraq

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Iraq, Law/Constitution

381. Labor Department pulls rug out from under corporate whistleblowers

Posted in: Anti-candidate, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Labor, Law/Constitution, Whistleblower

384. Datamining: Intrusive and it doesn’t work

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