TORTURE: Avoiding impunity – the need to broaden torture investigations

by Marjorie Cohn, on Jurist President Barack Obama declared "nobody's above the law" in 2009, as Congress contemplated an investigation of torture authorized by the Bush administration. However, Obama has failed to honor those words. His Justice Department proclaimed its intention to grant a free pass to Bush officials and their lawyers who constructed a … Continue reading TORTURE: Avoiding impunity – the need to broaden torture investigations