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Jim Mitchell

Torture: American Horror Story that Won't Go Away

David Tereshchuk | Posted 02.16.2015 | Media
David Tereshchuk

People everywhere now see torture as a quotidian trope for American behavior in the world. Hence the cartoon, by the incisive artist Peter Brookes, that is reproduced at the head of this article, showing Lady Liberty hard at work waterboarding.

Porn Mogul Convicted Of Murder

Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco

A Marin County jury convicted James Mitchell, heir to a San Francisco porn empire, of first-degree murder Tuesday for the beating death of his ex-girl...

CIA Gave Waterboarders $5 Million Legal Shield

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — When the CIA decided to waterboard suspected terror detainees in overseas prisons, the agency turned to a pair of contractors. The ...

APA Wants James Mitchell, Psychologist Who Helped CIA Torture, Stripped Of His License

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Psychologists in the United States have been warned by their professional group not to take part in torturing detainees in U.S....

How Chinese Brutality Experts

New York Times | SCOTT SHANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jim Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were military retirees and psychologists, on the lookout for business opportunities. They found an excellent customer in...

James Raphael Mitchell, Porn Mogul's Son, Is Suspect In Killing

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — The days before he was arrested for beating his ex-girlfriend to death and kidnapping their daughter brought a string of ba...

Bruce Gessen, Jim Mitchell: The Architects Of The CIA's Waterboarding Program, Reports ABC News

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the secrets about the CIA's interrogation techniques continue to come out, there's new information about the frequency and severity of their use, c...