Torture and the Professions
David J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
July 1, 2008
Criminal Justice Ethics, No. 2, pp. 58-65, Summer/Fall 2007
This paper examines the roles played by the learned professions in torture and cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment carried out by the United States in the war on terrorism. It takes lawyers, physicians, psychologists, and anthropologists as its case studies. It originated as the keynote speech at the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics annual meeting in 2007.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: national security, professional ethics, torture, terror
Date posted: July 2, 2008
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