FISA and Gitmo and Cheney, Oh My!

Obama appointee David Barron’s writing for Slate.

Barack Obama has tapped Harvard law professor David Barron as principal deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel, an obscure office sometimes called “the president’s law firm.” Barron has been a longtime critic of the Bush administration’s policies on domestic wiretapping and presidential powers—views he has shared in the Harvard Law Review and on Slate’s “Convictions” blog. Below is a selection of Barron’s writing for Slate, including pieces on FISA, Guantanamo, and the vice president’s bizarre “dual role.”

June 20, 2008: “Super-Duper Exclusive!

June 12, 2008” “The President Reacts.”

June 12, 2008: “First Thoughts on Boumediene.”

June 2, 2008: “The Guantanamo Cases—Suppose the Court Gives Congress Advice …

May 23, 2008: “Beating a Dead Horse With a New Stick—Once More on Wiretapping

April 15, 2008: “World Warms, EPA Chills

March 20, 2008: “Binary Executive—Take II

March 17, 2008: “The Binary Executive?

Read all of Barron’s “Convictions” posts here.