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Call # JC599.U5 T665 2006
Title The torture debate in America / edited by Karen J. Greenberg
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
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Descript. xviii, 414 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human rights -- Government policy -- United States
Political prisoners -- Abuse of
Military interrogation
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Alt Author Greenberg, Karen J
OCLC # 62715422 65206730
Table of Contents
 Introduction : the rule of law finds its golem : judicial torture then and now / Karen J. Greenberg1
 Torture : the road to Abu Ghraib and beyond / Burt Neuborne, Dana Priest, Anthony Lewis, Joshua Dratel, Michael (Dan) Mori, Stephen Gillers13
1Liberalism, torture, and the ticking bomb / David Luban35
2How to interrogate terrorists / Heather MacDonald84
3Torture : thinking about the unthinkable / Andrew C. McCarthy98
4The curious debate / Joshua Dratel111
5Is defiance of law a proof of success? : magical thinking in the war on terror / Stephen Holmes118
6Through a mirror, darkly : applying the Geneva conventions to "a new kind of warfare" / Scott Horton136
7Speaking law to power : lawyers and torture / Richard B. Bilder, Detlev F. Vagts151
8Torture : an interreligious debate / Joyce S. Dubensky, Rachel Lavery162
9Unwise counsel : the war on terrorism and the criminal mistreatment of detainees in U.S. custody / David W. Bowker183
10Rethinking the Geneva conventions / Lee A. Casey, David B. Rivkin, Jr.203
11If Afghanistan has failed, then Afghanistan is dead : "failed states" and the inappropriate substitution of legal conclusion for political description / David D. Caron214
12War not crime / William H. Taft IV223
13Legal ethics and other perspectives / Jeffrey K. Shapiro229
14Legal ethics : a debate / Stephen Gillers236
15The lawyers know sin : complicity in torture / Christopher Kutz241
16Renouncing torture / Michael C. Dorf247
17Reconciling torture with democracy / Deborah Pearlstein253
18Great nations and torture / M. Cherif Bassiouni256
19Litigating against torture : the German criminal prosecution / Michael Ratner, Peter Weiss261
20Ugly Americans / Noah Feldman267
 Relevant documents 
1Taft-Haynes March 22, 2002 Memo Re : president's decision about applicability of Geneva conventions to al Qaeda and Taliban : William Taft IV to William Haynes, March 22, 2002283
2Bybee-Gonzales August 1, 2002 Memo Re : standards of conduct for interrogation, aka the "torture memo" : Jay Bybee to Alberto Gonzales, August 1, 2002347
3Levin-Comey December 30, 2004 Memo Re : legal standards applicable under 18 U.S.C. sec. 2340-2340A : Daniel Levin to James B. Comey, December 30, 2004361
4JAG Memos Re : recommendations of the working group to assess the legal, policy and operational issues relating to interrogation of detainees held by the U.S. armed forces in the war on terrorism, February-March 2003377
 To the American people : report upon the illegal practices of the United States department of justice / Zechariah Chafee, Felix Frankfurter, Ernst Freund, Roscoe Pound395