UC Berkley Protests Yoo while Obama Ignores Torture

Activists, UC Berkeley Alumni Protest Yoo on First Day of Classes Four generations of UC Berkeley law school alumni joined activists, community members and lawyers on the Boalt Hall steps to protest former Bush administration lawyer John Yoo’s return to campus Monday. The group called for Yoo to be prosecuted and fired from his position […]

Confronting those who justified torture: John Yoo

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLr_VyIwGTQ&feature=player_embedded] – Above video: Author of Torture Memos Pranked in Classroom A former [U.S.] Justice Department official who wrote controversial memos authorizing the Bush administration to conduct torture was the object of a prank by an Australian comedian during one of his recent law class lectures. John Yoo, a former deputy assistant attorney general who […]