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Entries from March 2010

Will Smith Medley

March 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments

From the Goddamn Cobras, who brought you the Brooklyn Brat Pack, and the excellent Pearl and the Beard: Pearl and the Beard – Will Smith Medley from Goddamn Cobras Collective on Vimeo.

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Bad Guys Make Good Law

March 8th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Sane conservatives seem to have joined the backlash against the loathsome smear campaign recently unleashed on Justice Department lawyers who have done pro bono work representing Guantanamo detainees.  They argue, rightly, that we shouldn’t denigrate “the American tradition of zealous representation of unpopular clients.” But I think there’s an important historical point here that deserves […]

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On Patriot at the Prospect

March 3rd, 2010 · 4 Comments

I’ve got a longish piece over at The American Prospect that looks at how the Obama administration worked to kill the National Security Letter reforms that Obama once campaigned on—and even borrowed a page from Bush by retroactively reinterpreting the law to excuse systematic illegal surveillance.

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Tags: Privacy and Surveillance · Self Promotion