For Immediate Release

CREW Sends FOIA to DOJ Seeking Copies of Torture Memo Author John Yoo's Emails

WASHINGTON - Today, CREW sent a follow-up Freedom of Information Act request to
the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel seeking copies of
all of John Yoo’s emails, whether in paper or electronic form.
Through this request CREW seeks to ascertain the extent to which Mr.
Yoo’s emails were destroyed, as referenced in a recently released
report from the Office of Professional Responsibility, and whether that
destruction was limited to emails on a particular subject, suggesting
willful conduct by Mr. Yoo or others.

Click here to read CREW's FOIA request.

 

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