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Hephaestion
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posted 22 August 2004 05:48 PM      Profile for Hephaestion   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Twisting the law on interrogating detainees
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The recently disclosed government memoranda on interrogation of detainees have been widely condemned for twisting the law to justify cruel, inhuman and degrading interrogation tactics.

Earlier this month, the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association charged that the legal interpretations in the memos "are in conflict with long-held interpretations and understanding of the ... treaties and laws governing treatment of detainees." Earlier, more than 200 leading lawyers asserted that the memos, "sought to justify actions that violate the most basic rights of all human beings."

What is not generally known is that these memos were written by actual or prospective Bush nominees to the federal courts.


Who says these assholes don't have their eye on the Supreme Court as the "ultimate prize"?


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