This brief essay critiques the torture memoranda's use of the necessity defense from the perspectives of criminal law doctrine, criminal law theory, and moral philosophy.
Rutgers Law Journal
Ferzan, Kimberly Kessler, "Torture, Necessity, and the Union of Law & Philosophy" (2004). Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law. 2594.
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36 Rutgers L. J. 183 (2004)