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Law and justice in the Reagan administration

the memoirs of an attorney general

by William French Smith

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Published by Hoover Institution Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Smith, William French, 1917-,
    • Attorneys general -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementWilliam French Smith.
      SeriesHoover Institution Press publication ;, 409
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF373.S59 A37 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1552460M
      ISBN 100817991719, 0817991727
      LC Control Number91032376

        CNN legal affairs correspondent Joan Biskupic discusses the roots of Roberts' conservatism and his work for the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations. Her new book . A legal conservative by nature, Roberts clerked for Justice Rehnquist, was a lawyer in the Reagan administration, and served as deputy solicitor general in the first President Bush administration. Professor Jack Call’s thoughtful review gives readers a taste .

      Tonry's scathing indictment of unnamed crime policy officials in the Bush and Reagan administrations contrasts curiously with his benign treatment and vindication of police and other criminal justice officials. His charge that Reagan and Bush administration officials malignly neglected the effect of the War on Drugs on African Americans.   Mr. Reagan said in the order: ''The use of illegal drugs, on or off duty, by Federal employees is inconsistent not only with the law-abiding behavior expected of all citizens, but also with the.

      It is telling that Democrats, who once praised the Supreme Court's decision upholding the law in the face of a constitutional attack by the Reagan Administration, find an eerie prescience in Justice Antonin Scalia's impassioned and solitary dissenting opinion.   Jonathan Rose, who served under the Reagan administration as the assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Policy, said .


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Convention on the Law of the Sea, better known as the Law of. Herman Schwartz, a law professor at American University in Washington and a frequent liberal commentator, has written a scathing but accurate history of the Reagan Administration’s single-minded. Ronald Reagan, in full Ronald Wilson Reagan, (born February 6,Tampico, Illinois, U.S.—died June 5,Los Angeles, California), 40th president of the United States (–89), noted for his conservative Republicanism, his fervent anticommunism, and his appealing personal style, characterized by a jaunty affability and folksy charm.

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was a dramatic year for literature and law. George Orwell’s classic novel came of age, with its four Ministries of Peace, Love, Plenty, and Truth that brilliantly described their opposites.

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Reagan himself was a vocal proponent of the policy. As Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel during the Reagan Administration, Mr. Olson was the Executive Branch's principal legal adviser, rendering legal guidance to the President and to the heads of the Executive Branch departments on a wide range of constitutional and federal statutory questions, and assisting in.

Obstruction of justice, in United States jurisdictions, is a crime consisting of obstructing prosecutors, investigators, or other government officials.

Common law jurisdictions other than the United States tend to use the wider offense of perverting the course of justice. Obstruction is a broad crime that may include acts such as perjury, making false statements to officials, witness.misdeeds of the Reagan Administration was to diminish the institution that, to law­ yers at the highest reaches of the profession, once stood for the nation's commit­ ment to the rule of law.

Of course, the solicitor general is not literally the tenth Justice of the Supreme Court. Spitz says little about a major legal accomplishment of the Reagan administration, the appointment of federal judges, including three Supreme Court justices led by the inestimable Antonin Scalia.