War Crimes Prosecutions in the U.S.? Dream On

War Crimes Prosecutions in the U.S.? Dream On

War Crimes Prosecutions in the U.S.? Dream On

Slate's blog on legal issues.
April 9 2008 9:31 PM

War Crimes Prosecutions in the U.S.? Dream On

Marc Ambinder says it's "one of those hidden secrets in Washington that a Democratic Justice Department is going to be very interested in figuring out whether there's a case to be made that senior Bush Administration officials were guilty of war crimes." If so, it's news to me.

Jack M. Balkin is Knight professor of constitutional law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.