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Janet Reno

Janet Reno
Janet Reno (July 21, 1938- ) was the Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001). She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11.
Janet Reno (July 21, 1938- ) was the Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001). She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 11, 1993, and confirmed on March 11. « Show less

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  • 1993 Floridian of the Year: Janet Reno

    1993 Floridian of the Year: Janet Reno
  • DNA exonerations prove eyewitnesses make mistakes

    DNA exonerations prove eyewitnesses make mistakes
    In a Tampa courtroom in 1981, Alan Crotzer watched as five people took the stand and swore that he was one of the men who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl and 38-year-old woman during a botched home invasion. The child and woman testified that he later...
  • Trivia

    Trivia
    Mr. Garrison's first name is Herbert. Ms. Garrison's first name is Janet. The characters of Terrance and Phillip were created because Trey Parker and Matt Stone kept getting complaints about the show being "nothing but bad animation and fart jokes". The...
  • Paging Dennis Kucinich

    For a university with a legion of Nobel Prize winners and an impressive list of alumni who sit on various corporate boards and the like, University of California, Berkeley has been down on its luck lately. The campus that nurtured my academic curiosity...
  • We're all scandal-plagued attorneys general now

    In an interview on Sunday's Meet the Press, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson was pummeled by host Tim Russert about everything from his inconsistencies on Iraq to his professions of loyalty to both the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. Perhaps the...
  • Secrecy and the Bush administration

    In the litany of violations of public trust and accountability by the Bush administration, a last round of restrictions on access to information under the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, hardly ranks with, say, warrantless wiretapping. But it is...
  • Bush's long history of tilting Justice

    THE SCANDAL unfolding around the firing of eight U.S. attorneys compels the conclusion that the Bush administration has rewarded loyalty over all else. A destructive pattern of partisan political actions at the Justice Department started long before...
  • Call the Dems' bluff, Mr. President

    ATTEMPTING TO resuscitate a rapidly expiring "scandal," congressional Democrats have issued subpoenas to former White House Counsel Harriet E. Miers and former White House political affairs director Sara M. Taylor, demanding their testimony regarding...
  • Fly Fishing With Darth Vader, and more

     
    by Mark Silva You really had to ride with Janet Reno in that little red pickup truck that she drove across her native Florida in a perhaps Quixotic campaign for governor to appreciate the morning that she made a detour......
  • Holder hearings: Freeh says Rich pardon "corrupt"

     
    The second day of the Holder hearings heard testimony a few hours ago from former FBI director Louis Freeh -- testifying for Holder, but always a bit of a mixed bag. He went way further than Holder did, calling......
  • Eric Holder vouched for by ex-FBI head

     
    Attorney General-designate Eric Holder, right, talks with former FBI director Louis Freeh on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, prior to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Holder's nomination. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) by Frank...
  • Obama's 'famously funny' predecessors

     
    by Mark Jacob Perhaps President Barack Obama's sense of humor needs a bailout. During the campaign, he made a quip about "lipstick on a pig," and John McCain's campaign accused him of insulting Sarah Palin. After his election, he was......