Investigating The President - Documents
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Attorney-Client Privilege (7-29-98)
The U.S. Court of Appeals' July 29 decision that attorney-client privilege does not cover President Bill Clinton's conversations with government lawyers.
Rehnquist's Order Denying Secret Service Stay
Chief Justice Rehnquist's July 17 decision halting attempts to invoke a "protective function privilege" for the Secret Service personnel called to testify before Ken Starr's grand jury.
Starr's Letter To Steven Brill
After Steven Brill inaugurated his new magazine, Brill's Content, with an article alleging that Starr's office had leaked sensitive information to the media, Starr replied on June 17 with his own harsh words for the editor.
Judge's Opinion On Executive Privilege (5-28-98)
The text of Judge Norma Holloway Johnson's May 28 decision denying Clinton's claim of executive privilege.
Judge's Ruling In Secret Service Privilege Decision
Text of Judge Johnson's May 22 ruling that Secret Service personnel must testify. Her decision was later challenged and upheld in the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Documents From Secret Service Testimony Dispute
A letter from Starr includes a request for the president to cooperate with his Secret Service subpoena and a document from Secret Service Director Lewis C. Merletti arguing against forcing Secret Service personnel to testify.
The Willey-Clinton Letters
The White House released in March 1998 the correspondence between Clinton and former White House volunteer Kathleen Willey from May 1993 through November 1997. The White House said the letters showed an ongoing friendly relationship both before and after the Nov. 29, 1993 meeting in which Willey alleges the president 'groped' her. The letters include a note requesting the Nov. 29 meeting, the Christmas greeting that came afterwards, a later job request, and more.
Jones V. Clinton Legal Documents
In an attempt to expedite Paula Jones' trial, her lawyers released legal documents related to her case in March 1998. Among the filings released were depositions from Clinton and Willey, Monica Lewinsky's subpoena and affidavit, and Linda Tripp's declaration alleging the president's sexual encounters between both Willey and Lewinsky.
Court Order Expanding Starr's Inquiry
Text of the Jan. 16 order by the three-judge appeals panel authorizing Starr to expand his Whitewater investigation to cover the Lewinsky matter.