Torture, Necessity, and the Union of Law & Philosophy

9 Pages Posted: 8 Apr 2008

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Kimberly Kessler Ferzan

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

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

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