The LA Time’s Josh Meyer reports that Todd Hinnen, deputy assistant attorney general for law and policy in the department’s National Security Division, slammed the Bush-era terrorism policies as “lawless” in a Tuesday speech. Hinnen delivered his assessment to an audience at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. His remarks “went well beyond some of the earlier criticisms of the Bush administration by President Obama and his political appointees,” Meyer writes. Hinnen said the DOJ is still trying to deal with the fallout, which he said had damaged the U.S.’s working relationships abroad. Read the story here.