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  • 9 Sep 2009
    Stephen Sheppard

    There IS Precedent for a torture investigation

    Writing for FindLaw, Stephen Sheppard, author of 'I Do Solemnly Swear: The Moral Obligations of Legal Officials', demonstrates that we have plenty of historical precedent for investigating former administrations in the US.

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  • 28 Aug 2009

    CIA and Justice Dept at odds over abuse

    An article in the Times outlines growing tensions over possible prosecutions at the CIA. Cambridge published the memos a little while back, in case anyone wishes to do some catching up on the issue.

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  • 7 May 2009

    The Torture Debate: Disbar the Lawyers?

    An editorial in the New York Times today calls for the Obama administration to “[move] toward some accountability for the Bush administration lawyers who justified torture.” The lawyers, it says, did not make honest legal opinions, but instead “deliberately contorted the law to justify decisions that had already been made, making them complicit in those […]

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  • 15 Jan 2009

    Americanizing the CIA

    When calling to request review copies of books, columnist Nat Hentoff always has kind words for Cambridge; something that’s lovely to hear from a writer of his stature. Among his favorite books of ours are Karen Greenberg and Joshua Dratel’s Torture Papers and Enemy Combatant Papers, our publication of the official memos and legal papers […]

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