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  Kenneth Starr - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, 1946) is an American lawyer and former judge who was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the death of the deputy White House counsel Vince Foster and the Whitewater land transactions by President Bill Clinton.
Kenneth Starr was born in Vernon, Texas in 1946, the son of a Church of Christ minister and part time barber.
On October 10, 1997, Starr's Report on the death of deputy White House counsel, Vince Foster, authored by Starr's deputy Brett Kavanaugh was released to the public by the three-judge panel of the Special Division of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kenneth_Starr   (1886 words)

  
 Kenneth Starr - dKosopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, 1946) is a lawyer and former judge who is most prominently known for his role as special prosecutor and was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the Whitewater land transactions by President Bill Clinton.
Kenneth Starr was born in Vernon, Texas in 1946, the son of a Protestant minister and part time barber.
In 1994 Starr was appointed by a three-judge panel to continue the Whitewater investigation, replacing Robert Fiske, who had been specially appointed by the Attorney General Janet Reno prior to the re-enactment of the Independent Counsel law to investigate whether the Department of Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy had violated the law in accepting gifts.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Kenneth_Starr   (739 words)

  
 MSNBC - Kenneth Starr's investigation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Starr, 52, served as an assistant to Attorney General William French Smith from 1981 to 1983, when President Reagan appointed him a federal appeals court judge.
Starr had no prosecutorial experience when he was appointed by a three-judge panel in August 1994 to work as the Whitewater independent counsel.
Starr found that there was evidence that Clinton had tampered with witnesses, such as Lewinsky and White House secretary Betty Currie, in order to foil the Jones lawsuit.
www.msnbc.com /modules/starr/Appt.htm   (257 words)

  
 1st Person: Kenneth Starr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kenneth Starr is an independent counsel, a position that grants court-appointed prosecutors such as Starr sweeping powers to investigate any allegation of illegal conduct by the president and his senior staff.
Starr was originally appointed to investigate possible ties between the Clintons and a fraudulent bank in Arkansas.
Starr had no problem showing compelling evidence; his office had obtained tape-recorded conversations in which Lewinsky told an acquaintance that Clinton had urged her to lie.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/special/clinton/starr/html/1b.htm   (196 words)

  
 Starr - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Starr is a place in the State of South Carolina; see Starr, South Carolina.
Starr is also a part of the name of Starr School, Montana.
Starr Family Home State Historic Site, is the name of a state park located in Marshall, Texas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Starr   (174 words)

  
 Bookreporter.com - FIRST AMONG EQUALS by Kenneth Starr
Starr, the independent counsel whose investigation in 1998 of the Clinton-Lewinsky mess led to the passage of two articles of impeachment in the House of Representatives, was famously demonized in a public relations war waged by his political enemies who sought to discredit him and his work as independent counsel.
Starr, a political conservative, prefers decision-making processes that adhere to precedent, are firmly rooted in statutory or Constitutional text, and aspire to the unifying principles of equality and neutrality.
Starr almost relegates Burger to an insignificant figure when he indicates that it was Lewis Powell, not Burger, who commanded the most respect on the Burger Court.
www.bookreporter.com /reviews/0446527564.asp   (834 words)

  
 AllPolitics - Players - Kenneth W. Starr
Since then, Attorney General Janet Reno has expanded the scope of Starr's probe to consider whether laws were broken with regard to Travelgate (the firing of seven longtime White House travel workers) and the FBI files flap (the White House's improper collection of background files).
Though Starr has retained a prominent Democratic lawyer for ethics advice, his decisions to speak at a law school founded by evangelist Pat Robertson, and to maintain private clients with interests opposed to the Clinton Administration, have given his critics ammunition.
Starr has assembled small armies of lawyers in Little Rock and Washington for an investigation that, by various accounts, is fast approaching its moment of truth -- namely, the decision whether to issue indictments against the president, the first lady, or any of their associates.
www.cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/1997/gen/resources/players/starr   (433 words)

  
 Salon Newsreal | The Salon Report on Kenneth Starr
The only criticism of Starr's performance that the elite media has been able to muster during the frenzy of the last several months is that the independent counsel is not PR-savvy, that he lacks the conniving political instincts of, say, President Clinton.
Kenneth Starr is a consummately political being, and has been throughout his public life.
The fact that Starr pursued this political goal during the first three years of his investigation with the key assistance of David Hale, a tainted witness who now stands accused of taking money and legal help from anti-Clinton activists with ties to Starr himself, is now the subject of another federal inquiry.
archive.salon.com /news/1998/09/cov_10newsb.html   (1171 words)

  
 Kenneth Starr Claims Credit For Dissipating Controversy In Foster Case
Starr willfully attempted to mislead his readers that 'gunshot residue' was found in the soil from the area where Foster's body was found by calling particles of an unknown substance 'gunshot residue'.
Starr failed to explain the how Dr. Lee found bloodstains on Foster's eyeglasses that the FBI lab was unable to find, thereby raising the specter of evidence tampering in the Foster death investigation.
Starr failed to explain how Dr. Lee found a bone fragment that the FBI lab was unable to find, thereby raising the specter of evidence tampering in the Foster death investigation.
www.swlink.net /~hoboh/foster/pages/uncomprimisinglyThorough/anotherFib.htm   (979 words)

  
 Starr's Testimony and the Impeachment Inquiry
Starr answered that the report was written for the private viewing of the committee members, and it was the committee which decided to release it to the public.
Starr of denying Monica of her constitutional rights, when, again, it had already been litigated in court and found that Monica was NOT denied her constitutional rights.
Kenneth Starr was NOT on trial, and, if there had been any illegal or unethical activities on behalf Kenneth Starr, Janet Reno had the jurisdiction to FIRE him at any time.
www.rightgrrl.com /carolyn/111998.html   (1391 words)

  
 Review |...And the Horse He Rode in On: The People v. Kenneth Starr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Starr went on to link his Lewinsky probe with the ongoing Jones case (which was recently settled out of court).
Carville cites what he says are multiple instances in which Starr or his associates leaked "sleazy or illegal" information about the Clinton inquest to the press, and then he attacks the scandal-obsessed media for spreading salacious and frequently unsubstantiated rumors about the President right after news broke a year ago of a Clinton-Lewinsky affair.
His portrayal of Starr as a moral zealot was given credence by Starr himself, whose report to Congress based its impeachment charges primarily on Clinton's personal sexual dalliances with Lewinsky.
www.januarymagazine.com /nonfiction/carville.html   (1142 words)

  
 Pepperdine Appoints Kenneth W
Starr first accepted the position in 1997 -- but changed his mind after being criticized for abandoning the Whitewater probe into the Clintons' real estate dealings.
Starr was first offered the School of Law deanship in 1997 but chose to decline the appointment in order to serve as independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation.
For six years, from 1983 to 1989, Starr was a United States Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
www.lawschool.com /deanstarr.htm   (858 words)

  
 Kenneth Starr - Leading Authorities Speakers Bureau
Kenneth Starr practiced law in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. with the firm of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, where he was a partner in litigation practice.
Previously, Kenneth Starr served as a law clerk to U.S. Court of Appeals Judge David W. Dyer (1973-74) and to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger (1975-1977).
Kenneth Starr currently serves as distinguished visiting professor at George Mason Law School, and is an adjunct professor at New York University Law School.
www.leadingauthorities.com /18289/Kenneth_Starr.htm   (311 words)

  
 Removal of Kenneth Starr as Independent Counsel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The conflict of interest under which Judge Starr labors, particularly as it pertains to the Webster Hubbell indictment, is something of which all Members of Congress and the American public should be aware.
Additionally, I hereby provide a copy of this request to Judge Starr and to the three-judge Special Division for the Independent Counsel of the U.S. Court of Appeals as an exhibit to a motion to the Special Division asking that this request be appended to any report issued or to be issued by the OIC.
You should treat as a red flag the fact that Ken Starr, a man reputed to be highly sensitive to any appearances of improprieties by the OIC, did not even alert you to his "Chinese connection.
www.newsmax.com /articles/?a=1999/2/5/181443   (983 words)

  
 Kenneth Starr : October 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Independent Counsel Starr has abandoned all pretense of "searching for justice." He unilaterally exceeded his jurisdiction by moving forward with an investigation of the President's private life before he had a mandate from the Attorney General and the Courts.
Starr is a zealot bent on destroying the President.
Starr and his team and later released by the House Judiciary Committee was salacious and included unnecessary material designed to degrade the President.
home.earthlink.net /~nycada/newnews/news9810-2.html   (297 words)

  
 Ken Starr Visit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Starr will be available to autograph copies of the book (limited copies available in the DeanÂ’s Office, or online at amazon.com) immediately following the event in the Blue Lounge.
Starr finds the Rehnquist Court centrist and lawyerly — a stark contrast to the activist court under Earl Warren.
Kenneth Starr was born in Vernon, TX in 1947, the son of a Church of Christ minister.
www.law.duke.edu /features/news_kstarr_visit.html   (410 words)

  
 THE VINDICATION OF KENNETH STARR [Free Republic]
Even if Starr had not been what he was -- a completely honorable, utterly straightforward, moderate and learned man; a man who took very seriously the tradition that a prosecutor speaks only in court -- the attacks on him by the Clinton spin machine would have been unconscionable.
Starr and the Clintons had to stage a fake adversarial relatioship while Starr buried Vincent Foster's murder and a lot of government sanctioned drug running.
Starr had ample evidence for murder and cover-up in the Vince Foster affair, but resorted to staged phony photos to bolster a suicie claim based entirely on the work of an autopsist who lost the photos, lost the X-rays, and had a prior record of misdiagnosing homicides as suicides.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3913120f6e2c.htm   (3495 words)

  
 Kenneth Starr: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, EHandler: no quick summary.
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(Starr was respected by both political parties and was considered to be a moderate conservative with a broad view of freedom of the press.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/ke/kenneth_starr.htm   (2048 words)

  
 Kenneth Starr's Chamber of the Absurd -- April 14, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Geragos charges that the FBI agents accompanying Hale informed Starr of those payments in reports called 302s, which were never turned over to McDougal's attorneys as required by law.
Olson, a close friend and former law partner of Starr, was Hale's lawyer during the Whitewater congressional investigations.
Starr was appointed to this job when Appeals Court judges ruled that his predecessor, Robert B. Fiske Jr., had an "apparent" conflict of interest because he had been appointed by Janet Reno.
www.robertscheer.com /1_natcolumn/98_columns/041498.htm   (753 words)

  
 Kenneth Starr for the Defense - The independent counsel rescues the president once more. By William Saletan
Republican senators groaned at Starr's gaffe, citing it as further evidence that the independent counsel law should be scrapped.
Democratic senators were already angry at Starr for going to court to force Monica Lewinsky to submit to yet another deposition, which she did for House prosecutors Monday.
Starr had already forced her to testify for the House prosecutors by invoking her immunity agreement, thereby implicitly threatening her with prosecution.
www.slate.com /id/18567   (986 words)

  
 Kenneth Starr at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kenneth Starr (born July 21, 1946) was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the Whitewater land transactions by President Clinton and the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
In 1995 Starr was appointed by a three-judge panel to continue the Whitewater investigation, replacing Robert Fiske, who had been specially appointed by the Attorney General prior to the re-enactment of the Independent Counsel law.
Starr is now a partner at Kirkland and Ellis, specializing in complex litigation.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Kenneth_Starr.html   (385 words)

  
 In Defense of Kenneth Starr
Kenneth Starr has served his country by standing by the law in an age where corruption, apathy, and indifference regarding Bill Clinton present a dangerous obstacle for America.
Kenneth Starr has gotten approval on everything he has investigated so far.
Starr has every legal authority to investigate these other scandals as he received approval every time his investigation was extended.
www.members.tripod.com /~GOPcapitalist/starr.html   (1292 words)

  
 Salon.com Directory | Kenneth Starr
Starr chamber The deep and twisted roots of Kenneth Starr's Clinton inquisition stretch back to the dark corners of the 1992 presidential campaign.
The alliance between Kenneth Starr's office and the press The dissemination of grand jury leaks violates the law as well as the journalist's moral and professional ethos.
The unholy alliance between Kenneth Starr's office and the press The dissemination of grand jury leaks violates the law as well as the journalist's moral and professional ethos.
www.salon.com /directory/topics/kenneth_starr/index13.html   (730 words)

  
 Why is the New York Times supporting Kenneth Starr?
It dismissed Starr's tactics as "legal klutziness" and declared that he was simply doing his "legal duty." The Times cited approvingly a statement by former President Bush, saying that Clinton had "diminished the house and the office that Mr.
Last week its editorial page supported the House vote for impeachment hearings, echoing the Republican line that the proceedings embodied "the rule of law." It ignored the fact that the allegations of perjury and obstruction of justice are based on the private actions of Clinton, and not affairs of state.
Nor did it take note of the growing body of evidence of a political conspiracy linking Starr, the Paula Jones lawyers, ultra-right organizations such as the Christian Coalition and the Rutherford Institute, right-wing opponents of Clinton in Arkansas, and individuals in the top echelons of the Republican Party and the federal judiciary.
www.wsws.org /news/1998/oct1998/nyt-o16.shtml   (1159 words)

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