Harvard Law School Discussion on US Attorney Firings

March 17th, 2007

On March 14, 2007, the Berkman Center Clinical Program in Cyberlaw and Harvard Law School’s Office of Public Interest Advising’s Heyman Fellowship Program sponsored a panel discussion on the controversy surrounding the Bush administration’s firing of eight United States Attorneys.

Download the audio podcast (time: 1:21:34).

Panelists include: Professor David Barron of Harvard Law School; Ari Shapiro, Justice Reporter, Washington Desk, National Public Radio; Stuart Gerson, former Acting Attorney General and former Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, DOJ; Bud Cummins, former US Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas (2001-2006), and Elliot Mincberg, Chief Counsel for Oversight and Investigations, House Judiciary Committee.

The discussion was moderated by James Flug, Senior Heyman Fellow in Residence and Covington & Burling Distinguished Visitor and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School.

More information on the presentation and considerable background on the controversy surrounding the firings can be found on the event wiki.

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