Preview of Member Only Content
For full access: or Become a Member
A Letter To Congress
By Milton Hirsch
Fourth Amendment Forum columns.
To: U.S. Congressional Leadership
From: Milton Hirsch, Law Offices of Milton Hirsch
Re: Adoption of ‘Bush Doctrine’
This is to inform you that during the calendar year 2006 and until further notice, clients of this law firm reserve their right to commit federal crimes including (by way of example, and not by way of limitation) money-laundering, drug-dealing, and both white-collar and violent crimes of all sorts. Consistent with the precedent set by the current presidential administration, I hereby brief you and give you notice as to the foregoing. The effect of such briefing and notice, of course, is to relieve my clients of any criminal consequences as a result of their otherwise-criminal actions.
I am also in full compliance with the second prong of the Bush Doctrine: I have consulted with attorneys in my employ who have assured me that I am acting within my authority. Of course neither Harriet Miers nor Attorney General Gonzales is among the lawyers associated with my firm, but I
Want to read more?
The Champion archive is reserved for NACDL members.
NACDL members, please login to read the rest of this article.
Not a member? Join now.
Or click here to see an overview of NACDL Member benefits.
See what NACDL members say about us.
To read the current issue of The Champion in its entirety, click here.
- Media inquiries: Contact NACDL's Director of Public Affairs & Communications Ivan J. Dominguez at 202-465-7662 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Academic Requests: Full articles of The Champion Magazine are available for academic and research purposes in the WestLaw and LexisNexis databases.