Very Good News

Marty Lederman gets a job:

As of today, the commencement of the Obama Administration, he begins work as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel. There he will be joined by two of his former OLC colleagues, Dawn Johnsen, nominated to be head of the office; and David Barron, who will serve as the Principal Deputy (and as the Acting AAG while the Senate considers Dawn’s nomination).

I knew it. And he kept denying it was even possible. Very few lawyers have worked as hard or as brilliantly in exposing the war crimes of the previous administration and trying to repair the damage.