Links & Resources

  • Information, timelines, and links to the memos themselves:
Accountability for Torture (ACLU) 
The Torture Archive (George Washington University)
- The Torture Timeline (Foreign Policy)
  • The Department of Justice Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) Report and Related Documents:
- OPR Final Report, released 02/19/2010
- Memorandum for the Attorney General, by David Margolis
- Drafts and related documents 
  • Other organizations working for torture accountability:
Alliance for Justice
- Bill of Rights Defense Committee
Committee Against Torture (NLG, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter)
  • BLOGs with news and commentary on the torture memos and related issues:
- American Constitution Society Blog
Glenn Greenwald
Legal Ethics Forum
  • For BAAT related news and commentary, visit our Press Coverage page.
  • Other news and commentary on the torture memos and related issues: 
  • Selected bibliography
Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency, Barton Gellman (The Penguin Press 2008) 

Bad Advice: Bush’s Lawyers in the War on Terror, Harold Bruff (University Press of Kansas 2009) 

The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals, Jane Mayer (Doubleday 2008) 

The Eight O’Clock Ferry to the Windward Side: Fighting the Lawless World of Guantanamo Bay, Clive Stafford Smith (Nation Books 2007) 

The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Administration, Jack L. Goldsmith, former Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel (W.W. Norton & Company 2007) 

The Torture Debate in America, Karen J. Greenberg, ed. (Cambridge University Press 2006) 

The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib, Karen J. Greenberg & Joshua L. Dratel, eds. (Cambridge University Press 2005) 

Torture Team: Rumsfeld’s Memo and the Betrayal of American Values, Phillipe Sands (Palgrave Macmillan 2008)

War by Other Means: An Insider’s Account of the War on Terror, John Yoo (Atlantic Monthly Press 2006)