“Chilling. . . . The portrait of the Bush administration that Mr. Goldsmith draws in this book is a devastating one. . . . Illuminating.” — Michiko Kakutani (New York Times)
“An important book—a genuine service to national interest—on several levels.” — Timothy Rutten (Los Angeles Times)
Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law at Harvard University. From October 2003 to June 2004 he was assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts.
Interesting if taken into perspective that there are always two sides to every story and ideology. In Stephen Carter's work, "Violence in the Time of Peace," the author, a black... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Stuart
Found this book to be very informative. The writing was good and it was easy to read. Recommend it to any who are interested in history.Published 15 months ago by Judy M
Jack Goldsmith's "The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Administration" is a provocative and important first-hand account of a small piece of the legal war on... Read morePublished on April 28, 2010 by A. Courie
Very interesting and informative book
Great to read of the past president and compare to the now president of the U.S.
Would recommend purchase
Goldsmith apparently wanted to get his "justification" out as quickly as possible as the incoming administration certainly did not at all condone any of the Bush torture policy.Published on May 29, 2009 by Naren L. Jackson
A shocking and frightening book. Should not happen here in USA. Seller is great, quick send off and great service. Thanks.Published on April 29, 2009 by nordlys
What perfect timing. A couple weeks ago, I found this book in a little bookshop on the Oregon Coast. Read morePublished on April 22, 2009 by James Hiller