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Posted on 02/25/2010 2:22:26 PM PST by raptor22
War On Terror: The Justice Department employs nine lawyers previously involved in the defense of terrorist detainees. This is a colossal conflict of interest. Just whose side are they on?
From the dropping of a voter-intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party to the decision to try 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Muhammed in a civilian court within blocks of where the World Trade Center once stood, the actions and attitudes of the Justice Department and Attorney General Eric Holder toward the thugs and terrorists who threaten us has grown curiouser and curiouser.
We may now have a clue as to why. Last November, Sen. Charles Grassley, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, asked the Justice Department how many of its lawyers had defended terrorist detainees over whom the department holds sway.
Grassley knew from earlier press reports of two such lawyers who worked on behalf of detainees at the liberal organization Human Rights Watch. He wanted to know how many more there were. Last Friday, Holder answered nine.
(Excerpt) Read more at thefoxnation.com ...
The Al-Qaeda Bar (Big Law Firms Line Up to Represent Terrorists)
Some of the nations wealthiest and most powerful law firms have donated hundreds of
millions of dollars in free legal services to terror suspects at the Guantanamo Bay prison.
Their work, bolstered by left-wing activists groups, has helped to free, or force the
transfer, of hundreds of al Qaeda suspects to third countries. Some have gone back to
terrorism and the job of trying to kill Americans.
The work of big American law firms on behalf of al Qaeda is drawing new attention since
Attorney General Eric Holder decided this month that Khalid Sheik Mohammed, who
orchestrated the murder of over 3,000 9-11, is coming to New York City for trial. Holder
was a partner at Covington & Burling, which in 2005 gave one its attorneys an award for
aiding 17 Yemeni suspects at Guantanamo.
A list of 10 of the largest American legal firms representing Guantanamo terror detainees:
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Shearman & Sterling
Allen & Overy
Convington & Burling
Dorsey & Whitney
Holland & Hart
Hunton & Williams
AG Eric Holder's clients (the REAL reason for the transfer to free them):
Saad Al Qahtani
Achraf Salim ("Sultan") Abdessalam
Abdul Rahman Abdul Abu Ghityh Sulayman
Musaab Omar Al Madhwani
Jawad Jabbar Sadkhan (Al Sahlani)
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same,
or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children
and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."
President Ronald Reagan
This so called Government is supposed to be working for US.
Mark Levin Show: We have a serious problem with our Justice system. Lawyers from the Justice Department are being recommended by Attorney General Holder and they don’t have America’s best interest in mind. If they did, why would they be weakening us in terms of national security and defense? They are setting policy on how we should fight and try terrorists. Mark also talks about how the ACLU is running the Department of Justice and hurting our society.