Jack Landman Goldsmith is an American lawyer and Harvard Law School professor who has written extensively in the field of international law, civil procedure, cyber law, and national security law. He has been "widely considered one of the brightest stars in the conservative legal firmament."
|I don’t know if President (George W.) Bush understood how extreme some of the arguments were about executive power that some people in his administration were making.||Power|
|The Bush administration has operated on an entirely different concept of power that relies on minimal deliberation, unilateral action and legalistic defense. This approach largely eschews politics: the need to explain, to justify, to convince, to get people on board, to compromise.||Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership|
|Unilateralism in secret is sometimes necessary at the height of a crisis.||Management & Managing Government ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs|