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Steven Watt, “Legal Challenges to the CIA Torture Program: Addressing the Role of Psychologists in Detention & Interrogations”

Please join Steven Watt, Senior Staff Attorney of the Human Rights Program at the American Civil Liberties Union. His lecture will focus on the recent ACLU lawsuit of Salim v. Mitchell filed against psychologists James Elmer Mitchell and John Jessen, whose role in designing and overseeing aspects of the post-September 11 detention and interrogation program was recently detailed in The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture: Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program (2014).

Lunch will be served. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, the Center for International & Comparative Law, Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, International Law Society and Human Rights Law Society, and the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute. 

Details

Date:
March 1, 2016
Time:
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Venue

Duke Law School 4045