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Attorneys tortured the law

yoo1"I believe it's impossible that lawyers of such great talent and intelligence could have written these memos in the good faith belief that they accurately state the law," David Luban, a law professor at Georgetown University, testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today on torture. He said Justice Department attorneys — such as John Yoo (in photo) — have a special responsibility not to "rubber stamp administration policies" or "provide cover for illegal actions."

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