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Open thread for night owls: Judge rules ACLU can question ex-CIA officials in torture case

Dror Ladin is  a staff attorney at the ACLU National Security Project. He writes—ACLU Lawyers Will Get to Question Ex-CIA Officials in Torture Case: In a critical step towards accountability, a federal judge has ordered that former high-ranking CIA officials will have to sit for depositions in the lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA torture program.
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