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  •  Speaking of torture... (5+ / 0-)

    Check out pages 17-18 of the pdf. Section 948r© allows the introduction, under certain circumstances, of "statements obtained by alleged coercion not amounting to torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment." As in: evidence you get by waterboarding someone, since this administration believes that holding a person's head underwater until they think they're drowning doesn't constitute torture.

    Egad.

    O it is excellent to have a giant's strength: but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant. --Measure for Measure, II.2

    by RogueStage on Mon Sep 18, 2006 at 02:23:27 PM PDT

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