Criminal Justice Ethics, No. 2, pp. 58-65, Summer/Fall 2007
11 Pages Posted: 2 Jul 2008
Date Written: July 1, 2008
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.
Keywords: national security, professional ethics, torture, terror
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Luban, David J., Torture and the Professions (July 1, 2008). Criminal Justice Ethics, No. 2, pp. 58-65, Summer/Fall 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1154189