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Historical encyclopedia of U.S. independent counsel investigations

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Office of Independent Counsel -- History.,
    • Special prosecutors -- United States -- History.,
    • Governmental investigations -- United States -- History.,
    • Corruption investigation -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-393) and index.

      Other titlesHistorical encyclopedia of US independent counsel investigations
      Statementedited by Gerald S. Greenberg.
      ContributionsGreenberg, Gerald S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5107.5 .H57 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 415 p ;
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6779690M
      ISBN 100313307350
      LC Control Number00024522

      Independent Counsel Law Expiration and the Appointment of “Special Counsels” The “independent counsel” provisions of federal law, originally enacted in , expired after J These provisions of law had always included a five-year expiration or "sunset" clause. 1 Reauthorized for the last time on J, 2 the independent counsel provisions expired after J KATY JEAN HARRIGER KATY JEAN HARRIGER Political, Social and Cultural Encyclopedia (ABC/Clio ). “The Ethics in Government Act,” the “Tax Scandals,” and “The Teapot Dome Scandal” in Historical Encyclopedia of U.S. Independent Counsel Investigations. Edited by .

      Bill Clinton (William Jefferson Clinton), –, 42d President of the United States (–), b. Hope, Ark. His father died before he was born, and he was originally named William Jefferson Blythe 4th, but after his mother remarried, he assumed the surname of his stepfather.   Under the statute, the attorney general started the process while the appointment of an independent counsel was formally made by a panel of federal judges from the U.

      Outside legal counsel can conduct independent investigations covered by the attorney-client privilege. Outside counsel can be retained to assist in due diligence investigations or assist in discovery. Allegations by whistle blowers and qui tam relators may call for services of outside counsel.   Congress in passed a law in the wake of Watergate that allowed the appointment of "independent counsel" by a three-judge panel of a Washington, D.C. appeals court at the request of the.


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This book does an incomplete and cursory job of reviewing past U.S. Independent Counsels. It claims to be an "encyclopedia" which suggests it would contain a review of all prior U.S. independent counsels, which it does not. And in many cases, its discussions lack a Cited by: 4.

This volume is a compilation of the U.S. federal special prosecutor/independent counsel investigations spanning the complete twenty-one year tenure from of the independent counsel statute. The entries include individuals who have served as investigators; those who have been targets of investigations; all attorney generals who have called for appointment of special prosecutors; all 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Historical encyclopedia of U.S. independent counsel investigations. [Gerald S Greenberg;] -- A compilation of the U.S. federal special prosecutor/independent counsel investigations spanning the complete twenty-one year tenure from of the independent counsel statute.

Get this from a library. Historical encyclopedia of U.S. independent counsel investigations. [Gerald S Greenberg;] -- "This volume is a compilation of the U.S. federal special prosecutor/independent counsel investigations spanning the complete twenty-one year tenure from.

A compilation of the U.S. federal special prosecutor/independent counsel investigations spanning the complete twenty-one year tenure from of the independent counsel statute Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Print version recordPages: In the United States, a special counsel (formerly called special prosecutor or independent counsel) is a lawyer appointed to investigate, and potentially prosecute, a particular case of suspected wrongdoing for which a conflict of interest exists for the usual prosecuting authority.

Other jurisdictions have similar systems. For example, the investigation of an allegation against a sitting. Linda Medlar-Jones (born ) was a principal figure in a high-profile political sex scandal that triggered an exhaustive 2 ½ year, multimillion-dollar investigation by the U.S.

Office of the Independent Counsel during the first term of U.S. President Bill principal target of the investigation was her former Historical encyclopedia of U.S. independent counsel investigations book, Housing and Urban Development secretary Henry Gabriel Cisneros of.

Congressional Investigations Research Guide. Historical Encyclopedia Of U.S. Independent Counsel Investigations () Electronic book; also available in print.

The Politics of Executive Privilege () Keeping A Watchful Eye: The Politics of Congressional Oversight ()Author: Anne Guha. Duane Ramsdell "Dewey" Clarridge (Ap – April 9, ) was an American senior operations officer for the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and supervisor for more than 30 years.

Clarridge was the chief of the Latin American division from to and a key figure in the Iran-Contra Affair. Clarridge died at the age of 83, a week short of his 84th birthday in Alma mater: Brown University.

The most well-known and politically damaging of the scandals came to light in Novemberwhen Ronald Reagan conceded that the United States had sold weapons to the Islamic Republic of Iran, as part of a largely unsuccessful effort to secure the release of six U.S.

citizens being held hostage in was also disclosed that some of the money from the arms deal with Iran had been. The White House travel office controversy, sometimes referred to as Travelgate, was the first major ethics controversy of the Clinton began in Maywhen seven employees of the White House Travel Office were fired.

This action was unusual because although staff employees serve at the pleasure of the President and could be dismissed without cause, in practice, such Also known as: Travelgate. The following guide provides a few resources on special prosecutors, independent counsels and special counsels.

Independent counsel, formerlyspecial prosecutor, Official appointed by the court at the request of the U.S. attorney general to investigate and prosecute criminal violations by high government officials, members of Congress, or directors of a presidential election campaign after an investigation by the attorney general finds evidence that a crime may have been committed.

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District Judge Aubrey Robinson, after hearing Associate Independent Counsel CRAIG GILLEN testify to Abrams's recent cooperation with the office. Click on a title to look inside that book (if available): Historical Encyclopedia of U.S. Independent Counsel Investigations () by Gerald S. Greenberg. Surviving crew member EUGENE HASENFUS claimed to be working for a CIA officer named Max Gomez.

Because such aid to the Contras had been forbidden under the Boland Amendments, Congress began. Special Counsel Investigations: History, Authority, Appointment and Removal Congressional Research Service 2 applied the reasoning of Morrison in subsequent cases raising related issues The constitutional status of a statutory framework analogous to the File Size: 1MB.

The independent counsel statute1 has been one of the most—if not the most—controversial federal laws of its time. A presence on the national stage for twenty years, it will expire on J ,2 unless Congress affirmatively acts to save it. As the other articles in this issue of Law and ContemporaryCited by: 3.

Established by the Ethics in Government Act Amendments of (96 Stat. ) on January 3, Predecessor Agency was Special Prosecutors (). Reauthorized for five years by the Independent Counsel Reauthorization Act of ( Stat.

), Decemhowever, lapsed on Decemby failure of reauthorization. independent counsel, in U.S. law, a judicially appointed investigator of charges of misdeeds by high government officials. Originally termed "special prosecutor," the position was first created by the Ethics in Government Act.

Ken Starr, in full Kenneth Winston Starr, (born JVernon, Texas, U.S.), American lawyer best known as the independent counsel (–99) who headed the investigation that led to the impeachment of U.S. Pres. Bill Clinton.

The son of a minister, Starr sold bibles door-to-door to earn money for college. After attending George Washington University (B.A., ) and Brown University.

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Henry Howe - $ Henry Howe Historical Collections Of Ohio In Two Volumes An Encyclopedia Buy Now. Instruments Of - $ Instruments Of Science An Historical Encyclopedia By Smithsonian Institution E .§ Preliminary investigation and application for appointment of an independent counsel § Duties of the division of the court § Authority and duties of an independent counsel § Congressional oversight § Removal of an independent counsel; termination of office § Relationship with Department of Justice §