Judge Orders CIA to Release 'Torture' Memo

Key document said to outline waterboarding techniques
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted May 9, 2008 6:30 AM CDT
CIA Director Lt. Gen. Michael Hayden testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008.   (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
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(Newser) – A federal judge has ordered the CIA to release a 2002 memo believed to outline interrogation methods that may amount to torture. The ACLU, which brought the suit sparking the order, claims that the memo details harsh interrogation techniques, including waterboarding, and calls it "one of the most important torture documents still being withheld by the Bush administration." The judge will decide whether to make the memo public on Monday, reports Reuters.