Pejman Yousefzadeh: June 2006 Archives

Unhappy Birthday, Kelo

Just over one year ago, the Supreme Court validated eminent domain abuse in its decision in Kelo v. City of New London. At the time of the decision, it was predicted by some as way of consolation that the Court's... Read More

Shaming Iran

The Bush Administration has reversed longstanding American policy and offered to conduct direct negotiations with Iran, subject to certain provisos. With the offer for talks out in the open and with preliminary public posturing on the part of both the... Read More

Judging Haditha

John Dickerson and Dahlia Lithwick have a piece in Slate arguing that the Marines accused of perpetrating the Haditha massacre should be turned over to Iraqi courts for trial. Dickerson and Lithwick argue such based on the perceived need for... Read More

Legal Overkill

It is the duty of a lawyer to be zealous in defending the interests of a client or in advancing a particular legal or policy agenda. But unbounded zealotry not only fails to take into account facts that must be... Read More

Legal Overkill

It is the duty of a lawyer to be zealous in defending the interests of a client or in advancing a particular legal or policy agenda. But unbounded zealotry not only fails to take into account facts that must be... Read More

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