Authors of Bush torture memos to be cleared of misconduct

By Raw Story
Saturday, January 30th, 2010 — 7:15 pm

johnyoo Authors of Bush torture memos to be cleared of misconduct

The men who advised former President Bush to waterboard detainees and deprive them of sleep will be cleared of charges of professional misconduct by a Justice Department ethics report.

The report, which has yet to be released, states that Jay Bybee, now a federal appellate court judge, and John Yoo, now a law professor, showed “poor judgment,” but will not face legal action for their advocacy of harsh interrogation tactics.

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