Ralph Nader: Obama At Large: Where Are The Lawyers

 

Ralph Nader: Obama At Large: Where Are The Lawyers?'

     

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Published on Thursday, May 31, 2012 by Common Dreams

Obama At Large: Where Are The Lawyers?

by Ralph Nader

 

 

The rule of law is rapidly breaking down at the top levels of our government. As officers of the court, we have sworn to “support the Constitution,” which clearly implies an affirmative commitment on our part.

 

 

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Take the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. The conservative American Bar Association sent three white papers to President Bush describing his continual unconstitutional policies. Then and now civil liberties groups and a few law professors, such as the stalwart David Cole of Georgetown University and Jonathan Turley of George Washington University, have distinguished themselves in calling out both presidents for such violations and the necessity for enforcing the rule of law.

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