Free Research Papers On Torture

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  • David Cole’s Case Against the Torture Lawyers

    The writer analyzes David Cole’s article “The Torture Memos: The Case Against the Lawyers,” in which he argues that the OLC lawyers who crafted the legal positions that allowed torture to go forward are every bit as guilty as those who committed the acts of torture, and should be prosecuted. There is one source listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Terrorists and Their Methods of Torture

    Torture is a widespread practice that most countries use, whether they admit to it or not. Terrorists in particular allegedly torture their hostages, and this eight page essay examines what they hope to gain by doing so, and some of the methods they use. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Torture in Bush’s America

    This 6 page paper argues that torture is permissible only in extremely narrowly-defined circumstances, not as a routine method of dealing with prisoners. It argues further that the Bush administration has in fact made the definition far too broad, and embraced torture; this is not surprising for an administration that is secretive, corrupt and power-mad. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Opposing the Justification of Torture

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at the ongoing torture debate. The argument is made that torture can never be justified. Paper uses five sources.

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