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Institute Index

INSTITUTE INDEX: Torture, American-style

September 10, 2010 - Date on which a federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit brought by five foreign plaintiffs transported by CIA contractors to U.S.-run prisons or foreign intelligence agencies overseas, where they were tortured: 9/8/2010 The vote in that case, in which the Justice Department invoked the "state secrets" privilege: 6 to 5