John Summers, Andrew Erdlen, Alexander Egerváry and Michael Masciandaro authored “Torture’s Damage in Guantanamo Cases Goes Far Beyond Evidence” for Bloomberg Law. In the article, they examine how the U.S. government is using information obtained by torture in its prosecutions of Guantanamo Bay detainees and why doing so fundamentally undermines the justice system. The authors also consider the impact of torture on individuals, why evidence obtained through torture is flawed, and why such evidence is detrimental to a fair criminal legal system. The team has written a number of amicus briefs on behalf of experts testifying to the effects of torture and its illegality.

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