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The Torture Memos

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Published by The New Press in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109781595584939
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The Torture Memos by Joshua L. Dratel Editors’ Note: Below is an excerpt of original commentary from attorney Joshua Dratel, who has been involved with torture cases at Guantanamo Bay. Renowned legal scholar David Cole's introductory essay tells the story behind the memos, and presents a compelling case that instead of demanding that the CIA conform its conduct to the law, the nation's top lawyers contorted the law to conform to .

Your next book looks at the US’s role in the use of torture: Torture Team by Philippe Sands I really like Professor Sands’s approach to this issue. Obviously there were several other things written about the “torture memos” as they were called during the Bush administration. But Sands went ahead and interviewed the authors of those memos and tried to get to the bottom of their . Buy The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable by Cole, David, Sands QC, Philippe (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(4).

  Mr. Goldsmith eventually withdrew several key department opinions — including two highly controversial “torture memos” dealing with the authority of the executive branch to conduct coercive. The Torture Memos. The term "torture memos" was originally used to refer to three documents prepared by the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice and signed in August "Standards of Conduct for Interrogation under 18 U.S.C. sections A" and "Interrogation of al Qaeda" (both drafted by Jay Bybee), and an.


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The Torture Memos. Rationalizing the Unthinkable. The New Press is a nonprofit public-interest book publisher. Your gift will support The New Press in continuing to leverage books for social change.

Please make a tax-deductible donation today. Before I purchased this book I was not sure if it would be worth buying a book that included Torture Memos which could easily be found on the Internet.

I read David Cole's 40 page Introductory Commentary in the bookstore and was very impressed by 5/5(4). Within days of this memo, reports Larry Siems in his epic book, The Torture Report,is a date every person interested in this topic ought to regard as the granddaddy of. Torture Memos book.

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If we were a literate society, a book like this would put a number of important people behind bars. August 1, Memo from Jay Bybee, Asst. A.G. to White House Counsel Subject: August 1, Standards of Conduct for Interrogation Keywords: Standards of Conduct for Interrogation, torture, cruel, inhuman Created Date: 6/18/ PMFile Size: 2MB.

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He is the author of No Equal Justice: Race and Class in the American Criminal Justice System, the American Book Award-winning Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism, and The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable and is a co-author (with James Dempsey) of Terrorism and the Constitution.

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The torture memos from were mainly the work of Jay Bybee, then head of the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) and now a federal appellate judge in. The Torture Memos, sometimes called the Bybee Memo or 8/1/02 Interrogation Opinion, were a set of legal memoranda drafted by Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the United States John Yoo and signed by Assistant Attorney General Jay advised the Central Intelligence Agency, the United States Department of Defense, and the President on the use of mental and.

David Cole talked about the book he edited, The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable (New Press; September 1, ).In his book he collects the memos released by the Justice Department on.

The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable collects and reproduces in one volume the key Justice Department memoranda that authorized and insured the implementation of the Bush Administration’s torture program, together with critical commentary.

I put six questions to Cole about his book and the newly emerging information about the role. He is the author of No Equal Justice: Race and Class in the American Criminal Justice System, the American Book Award–winning Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism, and The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable and is a co-author (with James Dempsey) of Terrorism and the Constitution Brand: New Press, The.

Buy Torture Memos, The by David Cole (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). We're discussing the Justice Department's decision to close the book on the torture memos.

The internal review ruled that the lawyers who wrote these documents, Jay Bybee and John Yoo, showed poor. The Torture Papers document the so-called 'torture memos' and reports which US government officials wrote to prepare the way for, and to document, coercive interrogation and torture in Afghanistan, Guantanamo, and Abu by:   Torture Memo Author On Only Regret The author of the controversial torture memos during the Bush administration says his only regret about the period is the "pressure of time" he had to act under.

The infamous "torture memos" are back. One of the most controversial aspects of the “war on terror” – especially at the height of the fighting in.

For the first time, the Justice Department's secret memos describing the brutal CIA interrogation techniques used under the Bush administration, and on British prisoners, are brought together in one remarkable volume. With an independent investigation into alleged MI5 complicity in overseas torture currently being called for, "The Torture Memos".

During his first weeks in Cambridge, in the fall ofsome of his colleagues denounced him for what they mistakenly assumed was his role in drafting the torture memos.Read "Torture Memos Rationalizing the Unthinkable" by David Cole available from Rakuten Kobo.

On Apthe Justice Department released never-before-seen secret memos describing, in graphic detail, the bru Brand: The New Press.