Steven M. Watt | Law & Legal Challenges in Addressing Psychologists in the CIA Torture Program

March 01, 2016

Steven Watt, Senior Staff Attorney of the Human Rights Program at the American Civil Liberties Union, delivers a lecture titled "Law and Legal Challenges in Addressing Psychologists in the CIA Torture Program." The lecture focuses on the recent ACLU lawsuit Salim v. Mitchell filed against psychologists whose role in designing and overseeing aspects of the post-September 11 detention and interrogation program was recently detailed in The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture: Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program (2014). Co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, the Center for International & Comparative Law, Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, International Law Society and Human Rights Law Society.