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Bush attorneys who wrote terror memo face backlash

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Pressure is mounting against two former Bush administration attorneys who wrote the legal memos used to support harsh interrogation techniques that critics say constituted torture. John Yoo, a constitutional law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, is fighting calls for disbarment and dismissal, while Judge Jay Bybee of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals faces calls for impeachment.

[Memo Regarding the Torture and Military Interrogation of Alien Unlawful Combatants Held Outside the United States]