OLC Memo for John Rizzo re: Application of the Detainee Treatment Act to Conditions of Confinement at CIA Detention Facilities

A letter providing legal advice regarding whether the conditions of detention at certain overseas CIA facilities are consistent with the applicable standards of the DTA. It concludes that the conditions of confinement did not constitute "cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment."

Doc_type: 
Legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Thursday, August 31, 2006
Doc_rel_date: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Doc_nid: 
12148
Doc_type_num: 
62