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Chipping away at the quasi-legal tolerance of torture policy: Slow and steady [intercept]

October 23, 2016

https://theintercept.com/2016/10/21/major-new-court-ruling-says-even-the-president-cant-declare-torture-lawful/

After some 12 years, Appeals court finds that torture is illegal, and one of the president’s lawyers saying it isn’t doesn’t make it so. They have yet to address the more established and less controversial practice of killing people without justification or under false pretenses.

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