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May 08, 2008


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Lederman says, "They also were aware that this law of presidential powers can only be developed in a pro-presidential direction... if Presidents and their lawyers make novel claims... and those claims are not resisted, or are even ratified...."

Since the ban on torture is settled law, all this means is that John Yoo is an accomplice in a war crime. Lederman has stretched fairness until it is deformity.

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