White House Releases Documents Pertaining to Treatment of Detainees

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 22, 2004

From FindLaw:

  • Department of Justice memo to White House counsel, Aug 1, 2002, Re: Standards of Conduct for Interrogation, 50 pages, PDF)
  • Assistant Attorney General Jay S. Bybee letter to White House counsel, Aug. 1, 2002: Interrogation and Torture
  • Assistant Attorney General Jay S. Bybee memo to Defense Department general counsel William J. Haynes II, Feb. 26, 2002: Potential Legal Constraints Re: Interrogation (30 pages, PDF)
  • Attorney General John D. Ashcroft letter to President Bush, Feb. 1, 2002: Taliban status under Geneva Convention
  • Assistant Attorney General Jay S. Bybee Memo to White House counsel, Feb. 7, 2002: Taliban status under Geneva Convention
  • For reference, see the transcript of a June 22 press briefing by White House Counsel Judge Alberto Gonzales, DOD General Counsel William Haynes, DOD Deputy General Counsel Daniel Dell’Orto and Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence General Keith Alexander, and Two Publications Provide Access to DoD Memo on Detainee Interrogations
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