NLG Issues White Paper on Torture

US officials who used, advocated, or justified torture are subject to criminal prosecution under International and US Law

National Lawyers Guild and International Association of Democratic Lawyers Yes 8 This paper explains this paper explains why all those who approved the use of torture and committed it-whether ordering it, approving it or giving purported legal advice to justify it-are subject to prosecution under international and U.S. domestic law. You can download a copy of the Guild’s White Paper on Torture here

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