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Article

Publication Date

3-1-2008

Abstract

Letter from Boston College Law School Dean John Garvey to the Law School Community addressing objections to the choice of United States Attorney General Michael Mukasey as the speaker at the school's 2008 commencement ceremony. Some faculty, students, and alumni objected to honoring Mukasey because of his refusal during to state a conclusive opinion on the legality of waterboarding, or on whether or not waterboarding constitute torture, during Congressional confirmation hearings.

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Original URL: http://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/schools/law/pdf/LettertoCommunity_Mukasey.pdf