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Disbarring 12 Torture Lawyers
05.18.2009 - 05.18.2009 
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 On Monday, May
18, 2009, a broad coalition of organizations dedicated to accountable
government, and representing over one million members, filed
disciplinary complaints with state bar licensing boards against twelve
attorneys who advocated the torture of detainees during the Bush

These detailed complaints with over 500 pages of supporting exhibits
have been filed against John Yoo, Jay Bybee, Stephen Bradbury, Alberto
Gonzales, John Ashcroft, Michael Chertoff, Alice Fisher, William Haynes
II, Douglas Feith, Michael Mukasey, Timothy Flanigan, and David

The complaints, filed with the state bars in the District of Columbia,
New York, California, Texas, and Pennsylvania, seek disciplinary action
and disbarment.  ;
Copies of the complaints and exhibits are available at

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