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

Aug. 31, 2006 | OLC | ACLU-RDI 4554

A letter providing legal advice regarding whether the conditions of detention at certain oversears 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."