Lawyers and Torture Memos

Participants spoke about the legal reasoning behind the Bush administration detainee program. Panelists spoke about a number of issues… read more

Participants spoke about the legal reasoning behind the Bush administration detainee program. Panelists spoke about a number of issues including the use of torture techniques during interrogation, international law governing prisoner treatment and warfare, the obligations and responsibilities of lawyers in providing advice to government officials, and the limits of executive power. The panel took a break to hear remarks from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, before resuming their discussion. close

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  • Aron, Nan President Alliance for Justice
  • Levin, Daniel Acting Assistant Atty. General (Former) Department of Justice->Office of Legal Counsel
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Lawyers and Torture Memos

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Program ID:
289771-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 3, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2009

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  • Nov 03, 2009 | 10:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 05, 2009 | 2:38pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2009 | 2:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 09, 2009 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 09, 2009 | 9:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 2009 | 11:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2009 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
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