Overruled


DOJ Report Says John Yoo is Too Incompetent to Keep His Job
February 13, 2009, 2:52 pm
Filed under: Ian

His old job, that is:

[T]he OPR… came to “very harsh conclusions” about the professional competence of a number of the [Yoo and Bradbury] memos, making “recommendations for further action” with respect to both John Yoo and Stephen Bradbury. Attorney Genera Mukasey and Deputy AG Filip were reported to be apoplectic about the report and to have attempted to squelch it. Their concern is… for the defense of reliance on advice of counsel that Mukasey put forward in a series of speeches, and that the OPR reports will make, I understand, something of an absurdity…

UPDATE: Emptywheel has more.

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