In a Q&A with Tony Mauro, law professor and leading constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley explains why top Bush administration officials should be held to account over detainee treatment and warrantless surveillance. Says Turley: "Despite the effort to pretend that there is some ambiguity ... on these crimes, the law is quite clear." Turley also asserts that if Eric Holder Jr., President-elect Obama's nominee to be attorney general, declines to view waterboarding as a crime, the Senate should not confirm him.
Constitutional Scholar Explains Why Bush Officials Should Be Prosecuted
December 24, 2008