Slate's complete coverage of Alberto Gonzales.

Slate's complete coverage of Alberto Gonzales.

Slate's complete coverage of Alberto Gonzales.

The law, lawyers, and the court.
Aug. 27 2007 6:40 PM

The Gonzales Files

Slate's complete coverage of the attorney general scandals.

"Picks for Attorney General: The likely candidates and our own wacky ideas." By Emily Bazelon and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Aug. 27, 2007.

"All the President's Flunkies: Why Bush stands by his incompetents." By John Dickerson. Posted Aug. 27, 2007.

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"Gone Gone Gone, He's Been Gonzo Long: Alberto Gonzales resigns. Finally." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Aug. 27, 2007.

"In Gonzo We Trust: They want to fire Alberto Gonzales and give him new eavesdropping powers." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Aug. 7, 2007.

"The Birth of a Torture Program: Jane Mayer reveals how government torture programs come to be." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted August 6, 2007.

"This Guy's Still Here?: Gonzales cringes some more before the Senate." By Emily Bazelon. Posted July 24, 2007.

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"The G-Men and the G-Man: The Justice Department's 'historic' new oversight of the FBI is none of those things." By Patrick Radden Keefe. Posted July 18, 2007.

"Hardly Working: How Alberto Gonzales' incompetence became a defense for his wrongdoing." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted July 10, 2007.

"Testimonial Two-Step: Mastering the intricate dance of congressional testimony." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted June 16, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Going, going, Gonzo-Meter." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted June 13, 2007.

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"Law and Orders: How should the president's lawyers advise a reluctant White House?" By Dawn Johnsen. Posted June 8, 2007.

"Who Will Be the Last Bush Loyalist?: Whoever you are, don't forget to kill the lights." By Timothy Noah. Posted June 6, 2007.

"Raging Caging: What the heck is vote caging, and why should we care?" By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 31, 2007.

"The Goodling Girl: How Monica Goodling played the gender card and won." By Emily Bazelon and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 25, 2007.

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"The Mouse That Roared: Monica Goodling was at the center of the prosecutor purge and still has no clue." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 23, 2007.

"Vote of No Consequence: Does it matter if the Senate has confidence in Alberto Gonzales." By Michelle Tsai. Posted May 21, 2007.

"Nixon Rides Again: It's only illegal when the president agrees it's illegal." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 17, 2007.

"The Icing is Iglesias: His firing is reason alone for Congress to impeach Gonzales." By Frank Bowman. Posted May 17, 2007.

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"Pulling the Plug: Alberto Gonzales browbeats the critically ill." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 15, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Waiting for Monica." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 14, 2007.

"Bushies Behaving Badly: An illustrated guide to GOP scandals." By Holly Allen, Christopher Beam, and Torie Bosch.

"Alberto Gonzales, Zen Master: The attorney general jujitsus Congress with a smile." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 10, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: The good guys vs. the hacks." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted May 3, 2007.

"Straight Arrow: James Comey takes aim at Alberto Gonzales." By Emily Bazelon. Posted May 3, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Loyalty goes both ways." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 26, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Republican angst grows." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 25, 2007.

"Gonzo for Gonzo: Maybe Alberto Gonzales was brilliant yesterday—and everybody missed it." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 23, 2007.

"Al, the President's Man: Alberto Gonzales is bloodied by his trip to the Senate." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 19, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Al, you're not helping." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 19, 2007.

"The Rap on Gonzales: Emily Bazelon answers your questions." By Emily Bazelon (chat). Posted April 19, 2007.

"The Rule of Threes: Sanjaya, Gonzales, Wolfowitz." By Timothy Noah. Posted April 19, 2007.

"The Gonzales Q&A: So, what's Al got to say for himself before the Senate?" By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 19, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: D-Day minus 1." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 16, 2007.

"Mike Nifong, Meet Alberto: What the rape case fiasco and the U.S. attorney scandal have in common." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 11, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Newt comes out against Al, and more bad news for the attorney general." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 9, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: The Supreme Court changes the subject." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 3, 2007.

"DoJ Do-Over." By Bonnie Goldstein. Posted April 3, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Al wants to hurry up and testify." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted April 2, 2007.

"The Gonzo-Meter: Even the president is backing away from Gonzales?" By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 30, 2007.

"The Reluctant Executioner: Kyle Sampson cuts down his ex-boss, Alberto Gonzales." By Emily Bazelon. Posted March 29, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Alberto Gonzales, like cheese, stands alone." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 28, 2007.

"Who's Blaming Whom: Where the fingers are pointing in the Bush administration meltdown." By Paul Gottschling and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 27, 2007.

"Every Man for Himself: Bush administration discipline slips further." By John Dickerson. Posted March 27, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Al's team is breaking up, and he's sinking." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 27, 2007.

"What Congress Gets To Know: How to end the standoff on executive privilege and the U.S. attorney scandal." By Walter Dellinger and Christopher H. Schroeder. Posted March 26, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: The hot seat gets hotter." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 26, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Holding steady." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 23, 2007.

"Scenes From a Hijacking: Today at the Senate, plus all the Justice Department scandals you aren't hearing about." By Emily Bazelon. Posted March 21, 2007.

"When Less Is More: The nutty legal syllogism that powers the Bush administration." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 21, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: The attorney general's prospects improve." By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 21, 2007.

"Gonzo-Meter: Is Alberto Gonzales going down?" By Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 20, 2007.

"SCOTUS-gate: What if Alberto Gonzales and Harriet Miers had been confirmed to the Supreme Court?" By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted March 15, 2007.

"The Fall-Guy Quiz: Do you have what it takes to take the rap?" By Timothy Noah. Posted March 15, 2007.

"Fallguyology: A User's Guide: The role Alberto Gonzales was born to play." By Timothy Noah. Posted March 14, 2007.

"The U.S. Attorneygate E-Mails." By Bonnie Goldstein. Posted March 14, 2007.

"Politics as Usual: Why the Justice Department will never be apolitical." By Dahlia Lithwick and Jack Goldsmith. Posted March 14, 2007.

"Gonzales' Trojan Horse: FISA-approved surveillance may not be a civil-liberties coup." By Patrick Radden Keefe. Posted Jan. 19, 2007.

"What Was Alberto R. Gonzales Thinking?: And what did Judge David Tatel write?" By Jack Shafer. Posted Dec. 22, 2006.

"Cowardly Lions: Congress talks tough to Gonzales—and then turns and runs." by Emily Bazelon. Posted Feb. 6, 2006.

"The Gonzales Game: Is he really the best Supreme Court pick liberals can hope for?" By Emily Bazelon. Posted July 12, 2005.

"Gonzales' Client: Republicans no longer deny that the White House counsel's job is to be the president's lawyer." By Timothy Noah. Posted Jan. 11, 2005.

"Stand By Your Memos: Alberto Gonzales' refusal to defend even the defensible." By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Jan. 7, 2005.

"Undiplomatic Immunity: Did Al Gonzales say the president can authorize torture?" By Chris Suellentrop. Posted Jan. 6, 2005.

"All the President's Lawyers: Should the attorney general be the president's yes man?" By Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Dec. 22, 2004.

"Loyal to a Fault? The Senate should hold Alberto Gonzales accountable for his bad legal advice." By Phillip Carter. Posted Nov. 11, 2004.

"Lone Star Justice: Alberto Gonzales' strange views of international law." By Alan Berlow. Posted June 15, 2004.