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
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 9
Keywords: torture, necessity
Date posted: April 8, 2008