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    Book Discussion on Restoring Justice: The Speeches of Attorney General Edward Levi

    Panelists talked about the career and examined the speeches of former Attorney General Edward Levi (1911-2000) who took office following the Wategate scandal. The panelists included…

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    Constitution and the Common Defense

    Former attorneys general talked about national security. Among the topics they addressed were presidential power, the application and role of international law, rights of detained…

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    Legal Rights of Terror Suspects

    Former Attorney General John Ashcroft talked about the legal history concerning the right of habeus corpus. A federal appeals court had recently ruled that detainees held at Bagram Air Base…

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    Conservative Political Action Conference, Afternoon Session

    Political leaders and conservative activists talked about the conservative moment and the Obama administration at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Among the topics…

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    Corporate Settlement Agreements

    Witnesses testified about the use of pre-trial prosecution agreements and deferred prosecution in corporate crime cases. Topics included the benefits and detriments of the agreements,…

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    National Rifle Association Convention

    The National Rifle Association’s (NRA) annual conference, on the theme of “Celebration of American Values,” featured 2008 presidential candidates and other national…

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    Terrorism and Homeland Security

    Former Attorney General John Ashcroft addressed the 25th annual spring meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He talked about his experiences following September 11, 2001,…

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    Role of Attorneys During War

    President Bush spoke to attorneys about his decision to authorize military tribunals to try accused terrorists. He said the decision was made in the interests of national security and…

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    Alito Nomination Hearings Reaction

    Senator Cornyn and former Attorney General Ashcroft spoke to reporters about the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Among the topics they…

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    Chief Justice Rehnquist Lying in Repose

    A portion of the day’s ceremony in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court where Chief Justice Rhenquist had been lying in repose was shown. During this portion President and…

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    The Attorney General and Internal Security

    John Ashcroft, the former Attorney General for the Bush Administration, talked about the role of the Attorney General and internal security at the Republican National Lawyers Association…

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    Leadership Issues

    Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft spoke on “Leadership in a Time of Crisis” at Regent University. Among the topics he addressed were the defense of freedom and…

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    Outgoing Attorney General Remarks

    After his introduction by former attorney general Meese, outgoing Attorney General Ashcroft talked about his time in office and his future plans. Topics included domestic security…

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    Attorney General Farewell

    Justice Department officials paid tribute to out-going Attorney General Ashcroft, who thanked employees for their service and dedication to the department.

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    U.N. Oil-for-Food Program

    Attorney General Ashcroft talked to reporters about an investigation into possible fraud and mismanagement to funds designated for the U.N. Oil-for-Food program in Iraq. Following his…

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    Justice Department Year-End Remarks

    In his end-of-the-year remarks, Attorney General Ashcroft delivered a farewell address to department employees. In his remarks he talked about the sacrifices of law enforcement…

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    Reflections on Career as Attorney General

    Attorney General Ashcroft spoke about his experiences in the Bush Administration and his decision to resign his position. He discussed his accomplishments in the war on terror:…

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    Law Enforcement Announcement

    Mr. Ashcroft spoke about recent indictments on charges of terrorism handed down by a Federal grand jury in Miami. Two men were charged with conspiring to provide material support…

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    Internet Solicitation Crimes

    Attorney General Ashcroft spoke with reporters about computer crimes. He announced the results of Operation Web Snare, a collaborative law enforcement effort aimed at computer-based…

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    Attorney General News Conference

    Attorney General Ashcroft spoke to reporters about Department of Justice efforts to curtail intellectual property theft, particularly computer-based theft of music files. Following his…

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