John Choon Yoo
Areas of interest:
politics & government
College: Yoo received a BA in American history from Harvard University and a from Yale Law School.
Personal social network: Much of Yoo's Muckety comes from personal connections.
John Choon Yoo personal relations:
Patrick F. Philbin - friend
Other current John Choon Yoo relationships:
March 2003 memo justifying torture - author
University of California, Berkeley - professor
John Choon Yoo past relationships:
American Enterprise Institute - visiting scholar
Federalist Society - honored for legal scholarship
Office of Legal Counsel - deputy assistant attorney general
Laurence H. Silberman - clerk
Clarence Thomas - clerk
Yale Law Journal - editor
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Muckety news stories featuring John Choon Yoo
Jay S. Bybee is the forgotten man among the legal architects of the torture policies of the George W. Bush administration.
April 20, 2009
Former Bush Administration official John Yoo has temporarily traded his job on the law faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, for a teaching gig in more conservative Orange County, CA.
February 16, 2009
For several years, New Yorker staff writer Jane Mayer has examined facets of the Bush Administration's war on terror in laser-like detail, from the CIA's creation of secret black site prisons around the world, to its dramatic expansion of presidential powers.
July 25, 2008
The disclosure this week of a March, 2003 memo from Justice Department lawyer John C. Yoo, asserting that laws banning torture were trumped by the president's authority as commander-in-chief in a time of war, appears to offer a direct line to subsequent abuses at Abu Ghraib prison.
April 3, 2008
In a Washington version of Groundhog Day, the White House keeps nominating Steven G. Bradbury to run the Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel.
January 26, 2008