In the summer of 2004, the now famous "Bybee Memorandum" was leaked to the press. The memorandum, entitled Standards of Conduct for Interrogation Under 18 U.S.C. §§ 2340-234oA, was signed by Assistant Attorney General Jay S. Bybee but written by John C. Yoo, a lawyer at the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) whose legal advice is now regarded as having facilitated the George W. Bush Administration's broad exercise of executive power in the war on terrorism. The memorandum's release, followed by the disclosure of other OLC opinions relating to questions about executive power, quickly sparked widespread debate not only about the wisdom and morality of the Administration's policy, but also about the role of the OLC and its lawyers within the executive branch.
The export option will allow you to export the current search results of the entered query to a file. Different
formats are available for download. To export the items, click on the button corresponding with the preferred download format.
By default, clicking on the export buttons will result in a download of the allowed maximum amount of items.
To select a subset of the search results, click "Selective Export" button and make a selection of the items you want to export.
The amount of items that can be exported at once is similarly restricted as the full export.
After making a selection, click one of the export format buttons. The amount of items that will be exported is indicated in the bubble next to export format.