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OLC Memo for John Rizzo re: Application of the Detainee Treatment Act to Conditions of Confinement at CIA Detention Facilities

Aug. 31, 2006 | OLC | ACLU-RDI 6796
A letter providing legal advice regarding whether the conditions of detention at certain overseas CIA facilities are consistent with the applicable standards of the DTA. It concludes that the conditions of confinement did not constitute "cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment."