October 3, 2012
by Michael Kalis
JURIST Guest Columnist Douglas Cox of the City University of New York School of Law says that the CIA should respond to the National Archives inquiry into the CIA's destruction of detainee interrogation tapes in order to prevent any further destruction of important records...The US Department of ...[read more]
August 31, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would close its investigation into the CIA's alleged torture and abuse of detainees, with no criminal charges to be brought as a result of the three-year inquiry. In June 2011 Holder accepted the recommendation ...[read more]
June 30, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that he would continue investigating the deaths of two detainees who died during interrogations by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Former attorney general Michael Mukasey had appointed Assistant United States Attorney John Durham in 2008 ...[read more]
November 10, 2010
by Daniel Richey
No criminal charges will be brought against Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officials for destroying videotapes of controversial interrogations of terror suspects during the Bush administration, a federal prosecutor announced Tuesday. US Department of Justice (DOJ) special prosecutor John ...[read more]
September 18, 2009
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law says that justice would be better served by former Bush Administration officials if they would talk to federal prosecutor John Durham about the administrative missteps that led to detainee torture at Abu Ghraib and ...[read more]
August 24, 2009
by Matt Glenn
US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will open a preliminary review into allegations of prisoner abuse by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) interrogators during the Bush administration. Holder's decision follows a recommendation by the... ...[read more]
January 2, 2008
by Jeannie Shawl
US Attorney General Michael Mukasey said Wednesday that the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the CIA's destruction of videotapes showing the interrogation of terror suspects. The decision to launch a criminal probe follows the joint DOJ-CIA preliminary inquiry ...[read more]

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