UPDATE: Leahy Cites Mukasey In Ogden Battle

Someone in the Senate must be reading Washington Briefs. As mentioned in the previous post, former Attorney General Michael Mukasey didn’t face too much opposition when confirmed by the Senate despite his role in defending a dial-a-porn service. David Ogden, the nominee for deputy attorney general, is having no such luck. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., … Continue reading UPDATE: Leahy Cites Mukasey In Ogden Battle

Double Standards From Republicans Over Obscenity Cases?

Senate Republicans are currently holding up (though not intending to filibuster) the nominee for deputy attorney general, David Ogden, apparently because some of his clients in private practice are involved in the pornography industry. Funny that, as when President Bush nominated Michael Mukasey to be attorney general, he named a porn case as one of the 10 most … Continue reading Double Standards From Republicans Over Obscenity Cases?