DOJ Probes Legality of Waterboarding

The Justice Department is conducting an internal inquiry into the role its lawyers played in approving the legal opinions and memos on interrogation techniques, including waterboarding, Attorney General Michael Mukasey confirmed Friday. Sens. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., released a letter Friday acknowledging an investigation being conducted by the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR), an internal watchdog that monitors decisions and...Full Story
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