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What does OLC stand for?

OLC stands for Office of Legal Counsel

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Obama rejected the views of two top lawyers, the Pentagon general counsel and the head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel, both of whom believe the action is subject to War Powers, and thus requires congressional approval.
In December Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade said he wanted to "get rid of" Habre, exiled for war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture, the AU's Director of Office of Legal Counsel told journalists.
presents all of the main memoranda drafted by the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel concerning the interrogation program then being conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency under the George W.
Perhaps most important, Francisco and Carvin--a law graduate of George Washington University--worked for the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) under Reagan and Bush, respectively.
According to the inspectors general, the legal memo justifying warrantless wiretapping was written by John Yoo, then the deputy head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel and author of other memos that twisted the law to justify torture.