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Torture Creates Right to Sue, But Not in the United States

The last few weeks have brought some news about torture, and the law surrounding it.  The United Nations Convention Against Torture defines torture, bans the use of torture, prohibits member states from transferring persons to states where they would be subjected to torture, requires member states to punish...
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Nicholas Kristof on War Crimes in The Congo

Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times posted in his column today stories of the horrible war crimes being inflicted in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The column, available here, describes the rape of young girls, their being abducted to serve as sex slaves for the rebel armies,...
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