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Who is Alberto Gonzales?

Alberto Gonzales: Alberto R. Gonzales was the 80th United States Attorney General, appointed in February 2005 by President George W. Bush, becoming the highest-ranking Hispanic in executive government to date. He was the first Hispanic to serve as White House Counsel, and earlier he had been Bush's General Counsel during his governorship of Texas. Gonzales had also served as Secretary of State of Texas and then as a Texas Supreme Court Justice.

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Google previewFighting Immigration Anarchy (2009)

by Daniel Sheehy

” 97 • Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is a member of the National Council of La ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History (2012)

by Donald T. Critchlow, Philip R. VanderMeer

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales stated that the U.S. attorneys “serve at the pleasure of the president” and described the affair as “an overblown personnel matter.” By mid-September 2007, nine of the highest-level officers of the Department ...

Google previewAlcohol and Drugs in North America: A Historical Encyclopedia (2013)

A Historical Encyclopedia by David M. Fahey, Jon S. Miller

Raich (Alberto Gonzales being the newly appointed attorney general). Ultimately, it was determined that the Court had a right to regulate at a federal level the transportation, sale, and production of medical marijuana in all nine states which ...

Google previewRace and Racism in the United States: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic (2014)

An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic by Charles A. Gallagher, Cameron D. Lippard

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales speaks about the renewal of. Commission's (EEOC) exhaustive investigation of five years of complaints of discrimination against A&F. Court documents detail the scope and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deception (2014)

by Timothy R. Levine

Interrogation and Torture In August 2002, Bybee wrote to White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales, describing options that attempted to redefine the meaning of torture. The first of the options explains that for an act to be considered torture it ...

Google previewSpies, Wiretaps, and Secret Operations: An Encyclopedia of American Espionage (2010)

An Encyclopedia of American Espionage by Glenn Peter Hastedt

General Alberto Gonzales maintained that the authority to conduct warrantless wiretaps in the United States was inherent in the Authorization for Use of Military Force passed by Congress on September 18, 2001. Democratic Senators ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Presidency (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

Ashcroft's successor Alberto Gonzales denied ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Military Science (2013)

by G. Kurt Piehler

One leaked Justice Department memo from Attorney General Alberto Gonzales revealed that harsh treatment was not considered torture unless it caused significant physical pain comparable with organ failure, impairment of bodily function, ...

Google previewConspiracy Encyclopedia (2006)

by Thom Burnett

Clear evidence to the contrary, however, was heard during the Senate confirmation hearing into the appointment of former White House counsel, Alberto Gonzales, to the post of US attorney general. In a memo dated August 1st , 2002 to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Rights (2009)

Vol. 1- by David P. Forsythe

Alberto Gonzales, Ashcroft's successor, insisted in 2005 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment (2012)

by John R. Vile, David Hudson

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales held a press briefing on the surveillance program, arguing that “the President has the inherent authority under the Constitution, as Commander—in—Chief, to engage in this kind of activity.”When ...

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In this job, you're going to make decisions. You'll say things that some people are going to love them, some people are going to hate them. It's just part of the job. (Alberto Gonzales)
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