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Supreme Court affirms Rumsfeld’s immunity from torture lawsuits

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Supreme Court affirms Rumsfeld’s immunity from torture lawsuits (via Raw Story )

U.S. military officials who engaged in ordering or carrying out the torture of individuals in custody can now rely upon an across-the-board legal defense that protects them from being sued for committing what amounts to an international crime, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling on Monday. The court affirmed…


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