Tag Archive: Executive

Harper’s Magazine Forum: “Is There a Case for Impeachment?” – Video

Presidential Impeachment Proposals Harper’s Magazine hosted a forum titled “Is There a Case for Impeachment?” Panelists talked about the historical provision for and definition of impeachment in the U.S. Constitution, abuses of executive power and meaning of high crimes and…
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Civil Liberties

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International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity by the Bush Administration, Riverside Church – Speech Notes – PDF

2006 Bush Commission Riverside Church Almost 40 years ago—in 1968—there was another people’s trial— It was held in Sweden and Denmark—originally in France—but prohibited— Witnesses and well known progressives—jean paul sartre—gathered together in Stockholm and Copenhagen– They were there to…
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International War Crimes

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Burke v. Barnes – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1986-1987

This lawsuit challenges President Ronald Reagan’s use of a “pocket veto” to kill a bill unanimously passed by both Houses of Congress. The bill would have required him to condition aid to El Salvador on improvement of its human rights…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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