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Inhe left to serve as an assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, a position he held until the end of In that position, Johnson prosecuted public corruption cases.
Air Force General Counsel[ edit ] Johnson returned to Paul, Weiss in and was elected partner at the firm in He was awarded the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service for his efforts. From tohe served as chairman of the City Bar's Judiciary Committee, which rates and approves all federal, state and local judges in New York City.
Involvement with the Democratic Party[ edit ] Johnson was active in Democratic Party politics, as a fundraiser and adviser to presidential campaigns. Johnson served as special counsel to John Kerry 's presidential campaign,  and was an early supporter of Barack Obama 's presidential campaign, active as a foreign policy adviser and as a member of his national finance committee.
InJohnson was heavily involved in the reform of military commissions, and testified before Congress numerous times in support of the Military Commissions Act of In Novemberfollowing an extensive study, Johnson and General Ham reported that the risk to overall military effectiveness of a repeal would be low.
The report was hailed as a thorough and objective analysis. The report is remarkable not just for its conclusions but for its honest, thorough and respectful handling of a delicate subject.
It offers a clear-eyed, careful, conservative approach to implementing policy change. It doesn't play down the hurdles or denigrate the opposition. It is, in short, a document to be taken seriously, especially by those who may have lingering doubts about allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly.
In a speech he delivered at the Heritage Foundation in OctoberJohnson warned against "over-militarizing" the U. Our applications of law must stand the test of time, because, over the passage of time, what we find tolerable today may be condemned in the permanent pages of history tomorrow.
Finally, at the Oxford Union in Novembershortly before his resignation, Johnson delivered a widely noted address entitled "The conflict against al Qaeda and its affiliates: War permits one man—if he is a "privileged belligerent," consistent with the laws of war—to kill another.
War violates the natural order of things, in which children bury their parents; in war parents bury their children. In its 12th year, we must not accept the current conflict, and all that it entails, as the "new normal.
Johnson with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in October The Oxford Union speech received widespread press attention,  and editorial acclaim as the first such statement coming from an Obama administration official.
Bush and Obama, said that Johnson "proved to be the finest lawyer I ever worked with in government—a straightforward, plain-speaking man of great integrity, with common sense to burn and a good sense of humor" and that he "trusted and respected him like no other lawyer I had ever worked with.
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