1026 - 2 1948: Declaration of Human Rights 3 1984: C.A.T....

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10/26 1 Europe 1 Classical Period 2 Medieval Period 3 Renaissance 4 Baroque 4.1 Limiters (on practices of torture) 4.1.1 Church and Chivalry 5 Enlightenment 5.1 Argued for reason in lieu of torture 2 United States 1 1787-8 th Amendment (“cruel and unusual punishment”); 5 th Amendment (self- incrimination) 2 1863-Lieber Code: Civil War--code explicitly prohibits torture 3 Western World (International Agreements) 1 1929/1949: Geneva Conventions (Art. 17)--cannot torture, embarrass, or withhold privileges POW (no coercion to get information)
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Unformatted text preview: 2 1948: Declaration of Human Rights 3 1984: C.A.T. (Committee Against Torture) 4 2000: 9/11 5 2002: Memo (not meant to be released to the public) 5.1 Specifically intended, severe physical pain or suffering, severe mental pain or suffering, third party torture 6 2004: Abu Ghraib Photos Released; Memo #2 (meant to be released to the public--clarifies that Abu Ghraib was illegal and considered torture)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course LEGAL 297 taught by Professor Kelleher during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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