Scott Horton is a Contributing Editor of Harper's Magazine and lectures at Columbia Law School. He is also a member of the board of the National Institute of Military Justice, the Andrei Sakharov Foundation, the EurasiaGroup and the American Branch of the International Law Association.
Articles by this author
Monday, March 30, 2009
Information Secured Through Torture Proved Unreliable, CIA Concluded
Peter Finn and Joby Warrick at the Washington Post:
Friday, February 20, 2009
Investigating Bush's Crimes
When the Obama transition team opened a questions referendum on its popular change.gov website in December, one issue quickly soared to the top. "Will you appoint a Special Prosecutor (ideally Patrick Fitzgerald) to independently investigate the gravest crimes of the Bush Administration, including torture and warrantless wiretapping?" And when Obama stepped to the microphone at his first presidential press conference, the question came again, this time with reference to a Congressional call for a truth commission.