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General Hayden in Bush's Pocketnew

The nimble former head of the National Security Agency soft-shoes his way to the CIA.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  05-31-2006  |  Politics

Catholics on the Court

Could Samuel Alito’s legal perspectives be explained by his culture of Catholicism?
The Inlander  |  Robert Herold  |  01-18-2006  |  Commentary

Let's Not Kid Ourselvesnew

If Samuel Alito is confirmed as a Supreme Court Justice, the rights of American citizens to control the destiny of a democracy that is fast becoming an empire will retreat even faster.
Oklahoma Gazette  |  Robin Meyers  |  01-18-2006  |  Commentary

Disappearing Actnew

Cathy Fleming pulled from Alito testimony after her group said Alito was "not qualified."
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  01-13-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Mr. Vague and the Senatorsnew

Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito has said a lot in the past few days -- here's a sampler of his more meaningless statements.
The Village Voice  |  Chanel Lee  |  01-12-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Alito Vague on Torture Bannew

Supreme Court nominee hems, haws through Kennedy's questions.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  01-12-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Alito and His Coachesnew

For Supreme Court nominee, the nomination hearings are an inside game.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway and Michael Roston  |  01-11-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Alito on Presidential Powernew

Alito has voted against the executive only once, never ruled against the government in a prisoners' rights case, and only done so once in an immigration case.
The Village Voice  |  Chanel Lee  |  01-11-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Go, Sam, Go!new

As his hearings start, can Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito perform well enough to give the Bush administration a breather from the daily attacks over the Iraq war and the spying on the general citizenry?
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  01-09-2006  |  Politics

Law Unto Themselvesnew

Supreme Court decisions are the highest form of "because I said so" in jurisprudence.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Brian Morton  |  11-16-2005  |  Commentary

Give Alito a Chancenew

Even a cursory look at Samuel A. Alito Jr.'s record on the bench suggests that he deserves a more serious vetting than our polarized political culture cares to acknowledge.
Boston Phoenix  |  Harvey A. Silverglate  |  11-04-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Supreme Court Pick Donated to Bush's Campaignnew

The most interesting thing about the president's Supreme Court nominee John Roberts is the list of his campaign contributions while he was in private practice.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  07-20-2005  |  Politics

Democrats Lack the Grit to Stop Alberto Gonzalesnew

An inside source says the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will cave in -- after harrumphing for some hours -- and vote to confirm Alberto Gonzales as attorney general.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  12-15-2004  |  Politics

Not So Fast on Canonizing Bush's Homeland Security Picknew

Bush's appointee as secretary of homeland security, Bernard Kerik, was hailed as a hero after the 9-11 attack. A good deal of his hero image is promoted, if not created, by Rupert Murdoch's New York publishing genius Judith Regan.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  12-08-2004  |  Politics

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