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Torture, Necessity, and the Union of Law & Philosophy


Kimberly Kessler Ferzan


University of Virginia, School of Law


Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 36, No. 1, 2004

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.

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Keywords: torture, necessity


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Date posted: April 8, 2008  

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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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Kimberly Kessler Ferzan (Contact Author)
University of Virginia, School of Law ( email )
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
United States

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