Stories by Elizabeth de la Vega

Elizabeth de la Vega is a former federal prosecutor. Her pieces have appeared in The Nation, the L.A. Times, Salon, and Mother Jones. subscribe to Elizabeth de la Vega's feed

Posted on: Jul 22, 2008, Source: TomDispatch.com

The lives and income of millions have been upended by government mismanagement of water issues.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2007, Source: TomDispatch.com

Libby's trial has raised more questions than it has answered. It's time for a full-scale congressional hearing to hold the Bush administration accountable.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2006, Source: TomDispatch.com

What would the case against George Bush for intelligence fraud in the leadup to the war in Iraq look like? A former federal prosecutor lays out her case to an imaginary grand jury, and all she needs is the evidence available in the public record to make her case.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2006, Source: TomDispatch.com

Move over, G.I. Joe and Han Solo -- Sgt. Ricky Clousing gives a whole new meaning to 'profile in courage.'

Posted on: Oct 4, 2006, Source: TomDispatch.com

The case against the Valerie Plame leaker is alive and well, but Republicans are working hard to get Cheney's right-hand man off the hook.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2006, Source: TomDispatch.com

There's really just one question the media should be asking about the President's involvement in the CIA leak affair -- and it's a doozie.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2006, Source: TomDispatch.com

Using his wholly fabricated 'Unitary Theory of the Executive,' Bush has decreed his administration to be entirely above the rule of law.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2005, Source: TomDispatch.com

In the wake of Fitzgerald's indictment of Dick Cheney's "alter ego" Scooter Libby, here is what we should and should not expect to happen next.