Author of Torture Memo on the Ninth Circuit Court

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Two authors of torture memos are here in the West. One's going public; the other's not. Also, the high school exit exam gets bad grades, but state finance gets a shot in the arm. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, pressure is building to prosecute former Justice Department lawyers for supporting harsh interrogation techniques. Does the Obama Administration want to have it both ways?

Banner image: Former Justice Department official John Yoo testifies before the House Judiciary Committee during a hearing on the administration's interrogation policy on June 26, 2008. Yoo has cited attorney-client privilege in avoiding answering specific questions about his involvement in drafting the so-called "torture" memos. Photo: Melissa Golden/Getty Images




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