Faculty Experts Available to Discuss Mukasey Nomination for AG

COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL EXPERTS AVAILABLE TO COMMENT
ON BUSH’S NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL
 
Press contact:
James O’Neill 212-854-2650  Cell: 646-596-2935
 
September 17, 2007 (NEW YORK) – Former federal and state prosecutors are among those on the Columbia Law School faculty who can speak today with reporters working on stories about President Bush’s plans to nominate former federal judge Michael B. Mukasey as U.S. attorney general.
 
James E. Tierney, the former attorney general of Maine and currently director of the National State Attorneys General Program at Columbia Law School, can be reached at 207-837-1877 or [email protected] at Columbia Law School, can be reached at
 
Daniel Richman, Professor of Law, can be reached at [email protected].columbia.edu or 212-854-9370. Prof. Richman is former Chief Appellate Attorney and Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1987-1992 and Consultant, Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, 1997-2000. or . Prof. Richman is former Chief Appellate Attorney and Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1987-1992 and Consultant, Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, 1997-2000.
 
Michael Dorf, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, can be reached at [email protected] or 212-854-2672. A constitutional law expert, his most recent book is ``No Litmus Test: Law and Politics in the Twenty-First Century,’’ (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006). He clerked for Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. He comments on current legal issues on his blog, Dorf on Law, at www.michaeldorf.org. or . A constitutional law expert, his most recent book is ``No Litmus Test: Law and Politics in the Twenty-First Century,’’ (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006). He clerked for Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. He comments on current legal issues on his blog, Dorf on Law, at .
 
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