Sunday, April 6, 2008

The Brian Lehrer Show on 2003 US Torture Memo

How High Up?

Philippe Sands, international lawyer, professor of law at University College London and author of Torture Team: Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values, discusses his Vanity Fair article on the Bush Administration and torture and whether any individuals might be in legal jeopardy.

Link to a 2003 memo from the Department of Justice saying torture of foreign nationals is lawful (pdf)