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Haynes in the Hot Seat

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a second confirmation hearing for William Haynes yesterday, and it seems to have been a tense affair.  Haynes sought to explain his role in the development of the administration’s policies on the detention and interrogation of enemy combatants, the New York Times reports .  Committee Democrats were quite critical, as was Republican Senator Lindsay Graham, the Washington Post reports .  How Appealing has a further round-up of hearing coverage here .

Jonathan H. Adler — Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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