Obama vowed to reverse Bush's excesses. But his resistance to judicial oversight and constitutional restraint may render his promises unenforceable.
The president has shown a troubling unwillingness to acknowledge the wrongs the Bush administration committed.
Salim Hamdam's conviction and short sentence does nothing to repair the damage the Bush Administration has done.
By a single vote, the Supreme Court stood up to an Administration that has declared war on the rule of law.
This year nearly 700,000 inmates in US prisons will be granted their freedom. And in a rare act of bipartisanship, a new law provides millions to rehabilitate them.
Bush has made history by being the first American President to use his veto power to preserve torture.
The government's case against Khader Hamide and Michel Shehadeh is closed. But did the US government learn anything about its wayward two-decade prosecution of Palestinian activists?
Going on the offensive has only made us more vulnerable.
If it had followed the rule of law from the outset, the Bush Administration could have brought many terrorists to justice by now.
It's now up to the Supreme Court or the Democratic Congress to overturn the Military Commissions Act and restore our right to habeas corpus.