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      April 8, 2013

      Further reading: black magic

      Monday’s picks from the beyondbrics team: overcoming Indonesia’s evil spirits; the golden age of global growth; and what...

    2. March 7, 2011

      Lawyers square up over Galleon case

      John Dowd, left, is a lawyer for hedge fund trader Raj Rajaratnam, right When John Dowd, a lawyer for hedge fund trader Raj...

    1. January 15, 2009

      Knotty problems hang over top legal nominee

      When Barack Obama starts to redeem campaign promises to ban torture, close Guantánamo Bay and put the US's "war on terror"...

    2. January 15, 2009

      Knotty problems hang over nominee for top legal post

      When Barack Obama starts to redeem campaign promises to ban torture, close Guantánamo Bay and put the US's "war on terror"...

    3. January 14, 2009

      Tough challenges await top legal nominee

      When Barack Obama starts to redeem campaign promises to ban torture, close Guantánamo Bay and put the US’s “war on terror”...

    4. January 8, 2009

      Battle looms over nominee to be US legal chief

      Democrats yesterday leapt to the defence of Eric Holder, Barack Obama's choice for attorney-general, as Republicans geared...

    5. January 8, 2009

      Democrats back nominee for law chief

      Democrats on Wednesday leapt to the defence of Eric Holder, Barack Obama’s pick for attorney-general, as Republicans geared...

    6. September 30, 2008

      Special prosecutor to pursue Gonzales over sacked attorneys

      The Department of Justice yesterday appointed a special prosecutor to pursue an investigation into Alberto Gonzales, former...

    7. September 30, 2008

      Gonzales pursued over sacked attorneys

      The Department of Justice yesterday appointed a special prosecutor to pursue an investigation into Alberto Gonzales, former...

    8. July 29, 2008

      Gonzales aides blocked applicants on political grounds, finds DoJ

      Senior aides to Alberto Gonzales, the former US attorney-general, violated federal law by discriminating against candidates...

    9. July 28, 2008

      Report accuses DoJ of political jobs bias

      Senior aides to Alberto Gonzales, the former US attorney-general, violated federal law by discriminating against candidates...

    10. June 26, 2008

      Queasy Republicans shun toxic president

      When the Republican John Sununu defeated Jeanne Shaheen six years ago in a bitter Senate race in New Hampshire, he had one...

    11. June 25, 2008

      Republicans shun Bush in battle for Senate

      When the Republican John Sununu defeated Jeanne Shaheen six years ago in a bitter Senate race in New Hampshire, he had one...

    12. June 24, 2008

      Report confirms political hiring at DoJ

      Officials at the US Department of Justice illegally favoured conservative candidates when they made hiring decisions for the...

    13. December 22, 2007

      What Happened Next - Part 2

      Calling it quits In February, when Alex Barker wrote a feature about bingo, more Britons visited bingo clubs each week than...

    14. November 20, 2007

      Observer: Another departure

      Fran Townsend, the homeland security official often deployed by the Bush administration to make its case on the Sunday...

    15. November 7, 2007

      Mukasey wins backing from judiciary panel

      President George W. Bush's controversial nominee to be US attorney-general, Michael Mukasey, won the grudging approval of a...

    16. November 1, 2007

      Bush goes on offensive over Mukasey

      President George W. Bush went on the offensive on Thursday for Michael Mukasey, his embattled nominee for attorney-general,...

    17. November 1, 2007

      Observer: Image makers

      And the "Texas mafia" continues to dwindle. Karen Hughes, one of US president George W. Bush's closest confidantes, is...

    18. October 19, 2007

      Mukasey probed on torture tactic

      President George W. Bush’s nominee to become US attorney-general faced sharp criticism from Democrats on Thursday for...

    19. October 17, 2007

      Mukasey vows to remain independent

      Judge Michael Mukasey, the nominee for US attorney-general, on Wednesday distanced himself from the White House policy on...

    20. October 8, 2007

      It is time to speak truth to US power

      Since the attacks of September 11 2001, the administration of President George W. Bush has sought to cast a cloak of...

    21. October 6, 2007

      Bush accused of playing games over torture papers

      The top US senator on intelligence issues accused the White House yesterday of playing "games" over its refusal to provide...

    22. October 5, 2007

      Bush accused of ‘games’ over torture

      The top US senator on intelligence issues accused the White House on Friday of playing “games” over its refusal to provide...

    23. October 5, 2007

      Gonzales 'approved' US torture memo

      Alberto Gonzales, the former US attorney-general, reportedly approved the use of waterboarding and other controversial...

    24. October 4, 2007

      Gonzales ‘approved’ torture note

      Alberto Gonzales, the former US attorney-general, reportedly approved the use of waterboarding and other controversial...

    25. September 24, 2007

      The Democrats’ congressional mess

      I’ll confess to disappointment that George W. Bush did not nominate Ted Olson as the next attorney general to succeed...

    26. September 18, 2007

      Attorney-general wins cross-party backing in US

      Democrats and Republicans yesterday cautiously welcomed the nomination of Michael Mukasey, a retired federal judge known...

    27. September 18, 2007

      Non-partisan judge to be US attorney-general

      President George W. Bush has nominated Michael Mukasey, a retired judge known for his handling of high-profile terrorism...

    28. September 17, 2007

      Bush picks ex-judge for attorney-general

      Democrats and Republicans cautiously welcomed the nomination on Monday of Michael Mukasey, a retired federal judge known for...

    29. September 5, 2007

      Situation vacant

      In the best of all possible worlds, President George W. Bush would nominate a person of ability, integrity and independence...

    30. September 5, 2007

      Observer: Gore on top

      Al Gore may have lost the disputed US 2000 presidential election to George W. Bush. This week, however, Gore prevailed over...

    31. September 4, 2007

      Act to stop Gonzales practising law

      From Mr Roy L. Manns. Sir, Your editorial “Gonzales was unfit from the outset” (August 29) fully justifies the FT masthead....

    32. September 1, 2007

      Cheney the survivor without challengers

      Dick Cheney once jokingly referred to himself as Darth Vader - such was his dark reputation with the mainstream US media....

    33. August 31, 2007

      Cheney the survivor without challengers

      Dick Cheney once jokingly referred to himself as Darth Vader — such was his dark reputation with the mainstream US media....

    34. August 31, 2007

      Watchdog looks into Gonzales' Congress evidence

      The justice department's inspector-general is investigating Alberto Gonzales' testimony before Congress on a terrorist...

    35. August 30, 2007

      Justice is not blind obedience

      Alberto Gonzales is assured of his place in history. When he at last steps down as US attorney-general next month, it will...

    36. August 29, 2007

      Columnist: Justice is not blind obedience

      Alberto Gonzales is assured of his place in history. When he at last steps down as US attorney-general next month, it will...

    37. August 29, 2007

      DoJ after Gonzales

      The departure of Alberto Gonzales, embattled US attorney-general who announced his resignation on Monday, offers the...

    38. August 29, 2007

      Stand-in could fill post for months

      Paul Clement, the man who will temporarily succeed Alberto Gonzales, America's departing attorney-general, is the US...

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