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John C. Yoo

Judge Clarence Thomas’s former assistant, John C. Yoo is a professor of law at Berkeley and member of the Council on Foreign Relations, of the Federalist Society, and a researcher at the American Enterprise Institute.
John C. Yoo was John Ashcroft’s adviser in the Department of Justice (2001-2003) and he is co-editor of the memorandum requesting that the Geneva Convention was not applied to the prisoners captured during the Afghanistan war.

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