The Myth of the Virtuous Torturer: Two Defences of the Absolute Ban on Torture (Book Review Essay)
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 46, pp. 853-870, 2008
18 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Date Written: February 1, 2009
Review essay on Yuval Ginbar, Why Not Torture Terrorists? Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the “Ticking Time Bomb” Justification for Torture (Oxford University Press, 2008) (414 pages) and Richard Matthews, The Absolute Violation: Why Torture Must be Prohibited (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008) (238 pages).
Keywords: torture, terrorism, counter-terrorism
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