Huffpost Politics

Jay Bybee Stands By Bush Torture Memos: No Regrets

Posted: Updated:

Judge Jay S. Bybee broke his silence on Tuesday and defended the conclusions of legal memorandums he had signed as a Bush administration lawyer that allowed use of several coercive interrogation practices on suspected terrorists.

Judge Bybee, who issued the memorandums as the head of the Office of Legal Counsel and was later nominated to the federal appeals court by President George W. Bush, said in a statement in response to questions from The New York Times that he continued to believe that the memorandums represented "a good-faith analysis of the law" that properly defined the thin line between harsh treatment and torture.

Read the whole story at New York Times

Around the Web

Jay Bybee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Impeach Judge Jay Bybee. - By Bruce Ackerman - Slate Magazine

The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan

Jeffrey Toobin: Hiding Jay Bybee: News Desk: Online Only: The New ...

FindLaw's Writ - Dean: The Torture Memo By Judge Jay S. Bybee That ...

Jay Bybee: NYT Calls For Impeachment Of Torture Memo Author

Meridian Magazine :: People :Jay S. Bybee Named to Ninth Circuit Court

Jay Bybee - SourceWatch

Impeach Jay Bybee—By Scott Horton (Harper's Magazine)

Register To Vote