Two days after he announced he was leaving the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge J. Michael Luttig said he was exhausted, surprised and angered by some of the press coverage he received.

So angry, in fact, that he called Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to make it abundantly clear that his on-the-bench objections to the Justice Department’s handling of the Jose Padilla case played no role in his resignation.

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