updated Wed. July 6, 2022
March 1, 2018
As another Harvard Law Professor, Philip Heymann, has explained, the appointment of a special counsel “is an invitation to dramatic and public political battle” that takes many forms. 3. The question now is whether intelligence oversight, and the broader paradigm of intelligence under law, will becomeÃÂ ...
February 18, 2018
'Something Was Desperately Wrong There': An Interview With Former Deputy AG Philip Heymann on the Rubashkin Case. By Yosef Caldwell. Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 4:00 pm | ג' אדר תשע"ח. Rubashkin, Heymann Prof. Heymann (R) and Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, at the reception in Spring ValleyÃÂ ...
December 21, 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has suddenly found himself in the middle of Washington's biggest political firestorm, and there are growing signs that he may not be able to avoid being consumed by it. Rosenstein is the man responsible for overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller'sÃÂ ...
November 28, 2017
After 51 days, law enforcement moved to end the standoff by force but had “no qualified knowledge of how highly religious people would respond to the storming of (their) building,” said retired Harvard law professor Philip Heymann. As deputy attorney general at the time, he authored a report in theÃÂ ...
November 24, 2017
"He's old fashioned and very conservative," said Philip Heymann, a Harvard Law School professor and former Justice Department official for the Kennedy, Johnson, Carter and Clinton administrations.. "Literally seven years ago, maybe eight years ago, marijuana was thought to be a very dangerous drug.
November 16, 2017
Blum is the author of Islands of Agreement: Managing Enduring Armed Rivalries, (Harvard University Press, 2007), Laws, Outlaws, and Terrorists (MIT Press, 2010) (co-authored with Philip Heymann and recipient of the Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize), and of The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs,ÃÂ ...
Harvard Law School News
November 13, 2017
Philip Heymann '60, one of Archibald Cox's first appointments to the Watergate special prosecution team and now a professor emeritus of HLS, noted that the institutions have been redesigned a number of times. During Watergate, for example, Cox's appointment was made as a trade-off, so that NixonÃÂ ...
The Boston Globe
June 29, 2017
Denying that there was any evidence of his committing an obstruction of justice, President Trump has issued thinly veiled threats to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Like my mentor 45 years ago at Watergate, Archibald Cox, Mueller must take the Department of Justice investigation he heads whereverÃÂ ...
June 20, 2017
During Bill Clinton's presidency, Rosenstein served as counsel to Deputy Attorney General Philip Heymann. Then, in 2005, President George W. Bush nominated him to serve as U.S. attorney for Maryland. Impressively, Rosenstein survived the transition to the Obama administration (he was one of justÃÂ ...
U.S. News & World Report
May 10, 2017
Still, "they could have stood by Sessions longer than they did," says Harvard Law School professor Philip Heymann, deputy attorney general at the time. Heymann can't recall personally lobbying one way or the other but says in retrospect he believes politics were at play. “To the extent I can remember,ÃÂ ...
May 9, 2017
“It surprises me that they didn't pick somebody who was more partisan,” Philip Heymann told the Guardian's Lois Beckett in March. Heymann taught Rosenstein at Harvard and served with him in President Bill Clinton's Department of Justice. When Sessions stepped aside from the Russia investigation, theÃÂ ...
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