Harold Koh Confirmed Easily by Senate Thanks to Lugar

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:15 am June 26, 2009

Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh was confirmed as the State Department’s legal advisor in a roll-call vote, 62-35.

Koh was tapped for the job nearly four months ago, but has faced criticism from some conservatives for an alleged “transnational” approach to the law.

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