Torture, Necessity, and the Union of Law & Philosophy

9 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2008

Abstract

This brief essay critiques the torture memoranda's use of the necessity defense from the perspectives of criminal law doctrine, criminal law theory, and moral philosophy.

Keywords: torture, necessity

Suggested Citation

Ferzan, Kimberly Kessler, Torture, Necessity, and the Union of Law & Philosophy. Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 36, No. 1, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1116696

Kimberly Kessler Ferzan (Contact Author)

University of Virginia, School of Law ( email )

580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
United States

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