Professor Eric Lane, Eric J. Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Public Law, has written an article about the secrecy involved in the firings of U.S. Attorneys – referenced in the following New York Times article. Professor Lane also co-authored an amicus brief in the case that was settled.
Rove, Miers to Testify Before House Panel
By Kate Phillips
The New York Times
March 4, 1009
Karl Rove, the top adviser to former President Bush, and Harriet Miers, a former White House counsel in the previous administration, will give testimony to the House Judiciary Committee in its investigation of the firings of United States attorneys, House leaders announced tonight.