Joseph Margulies

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Interrogation: Abuses

In Trouble With the Law

If press accounts are correct, we will soon have the long-awaited Executive Summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on the CIA detention program.  The report itself, which has not been submitted for declassification, is massive, running some 6,000 pages and including about 37,000 footnotes.  In preparing the report, the Committee and its staff apparently reviewed millions of pages of material, much of it classified.  It is by far the most comprehensive study of the “enhanced interrogation program” ever undertaken.  All indications are that the report and summary are exceedingly