October 3, 2012
by Michael Kalis
JURIST Guest Columnist Douglas Cox of the City University of New York School of Law says that the CIA should respond to the National Archives inquiry into the CIA's destruction of detainee interrogation tapes in order to prevent any further destruction of important records...The US Department of ...[read more]
December 20, 2011
by Cynthia Miley
On December 20, 2007, the US House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence subpoenaed Jose Rodriguez, former head of the CIA's National Clandestine Service (NCS), over thedestruction of videotapes showing the interrogation of two terror suspects in 2002. Several investigations had been ...[read more]
October 7, 2011
by Ashley Hileman
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday again refused to hold the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in contempt for destroying videotapes of detainee interviews following the events of 9/11. Judge Alvin Hellerstein previously ruled on this issue in ...[read more]
August 2, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was not in contempt of court for destroying videotapes thought to have shown harsh interrogations of terror suspects, but ordered the CIA to pay attorneys fees to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The ACLU ...[read more]
January 17, 2011
by Sarah Paulsworth
A federal judge on Friday told the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that it must investigate the destruction of interrogation tapes related to 9/11 and prevent similar incidents from happening in the future. Judge Alvin Hellerstein of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York ...[read more]
November 18, 2010
by Edward SanFilippo
Bill Quigley: "The Department of Justice decision to refuse to prosecute anyone for the intentional destruction of evidence of over 90 tapes documenting crimes of torture is an outrageous betrayal of respect for human rights and the rule of law. The DOJ continues to try to construct a cocoon of ...[read more]
March 28, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
A judge in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday ordered the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to release reports on the destruction of 92 videotapes of high value terrorism suspect interrogations within the next 30 days or alternatively, explain why it should not ...[read more]
March 9, 2009
by Ximena Marinero
Twelve of the 92 videotapes destroyed by the CIA contained evidence of enhanced interrogation techniques, according to redacted documents filed Friday in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) had acknowledged last week that the C... ...[read more]
March 3, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) acknowledged Monday that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has destroyed 92 videotapes of terrorism suspect interrogations. The acknowledgment came in response to an August 2008 judicial order that the CIA turn over information regarding the tapes or provide ...[read more]
February 14, 2008
by Howard Kline
Memorandum Order: Hani Saleh Rashid Abdullah et al., v. George W. Bush et al., US District Court for the District of Columbia, February 14, 2008. Read the full text of the order. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]

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