The Yale Law Journal

Wiliam Ranney Levi


Interrogation's Law

Wiliam Ranney Levi

118 Yale L.J. 1434 (2009).


Conventional wisdom states that recent U.S. authorization of coercive interrogation techniques, and the legal decisions that sanctioned them, constitute a dramatic break with the past. This is false. U.S. interrogation policy well prior to 9/11 has allowed a great deal…