even john yoo's colleagues are trying to get him fired

How much do people hate Boalt law professor John Yoo, and all that he stands for? His own Berkeley colleague Brad DeLong has written a compelling letter condemning Yoo and outlining reasons why UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgenau should fire him: I Never Thought I Would Grow Up to Be the Kind of Crank Who Wrote Letters to the Chancellor Trying to Get My Colleagues Fired...

Yoo is best known for being a key contributor to the PATRIOT Act and wrote memos -- aka the "Torture Memos" -- in which he advocated the possible legality of torture and that enemy combatants could be denied protection under the Geneva Conventions. He also has a prominent place on my list of People Who Suck.

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