¶ … Laws and Legal Limitations in the United States Have Affected the Use of Coercive Interrogation Techniques
After the 9/11 attacks, the United States' government abandoned its policy going against torture. Many professionals devised the move like those from the health care, lawyers justifying it, with the higher levels of government authorizing it. A program deemed with psychological and physical abuse was used on the detainees stationed in Guantanamo Bay. Nonetheless, the government has been known for championing the rights of prisoners around the globe through various laws. Through several legal frameworks, the country has been purposing to develop "a new country in the new world that would distinguish itself from its humanity." This was done even before the First World War. Part of the participatory preparations that ensure non-use of force among the detainees was the signing and ratification of the Geneva Convention by the United States of America. The signed copies of the agreement were entrusted to the United States of America. Moreover, the U.S. government had a bigger task in clarifying the Nuremberg trials. They were the basis for the establishment of criminal accountability over the officials of government towards crimes against humanity, international law of armed conflict, together with the international criminal law.
The legislation and limitations against coercive interrogation techniques have affected heavily by the process of soliciting technical information from the criminals. As far as the government of George Bush of the United States of America was against torture on grounds of going against human rights, the limitations have complicated the entire process of accessing criminal information from the sources. With the attacks of 11, 2011, it became apparent that the restrictions were protecting the interests of the offenders, most of which were against the processes of acquiring necessary information from them about criminality. The use of force serves to be one of the mechanisms of minimizing crime in the United States of America. Now, the rates of crime have been subdued merely because of fear of torture when arrested. The limitations paved way for detainees or suspects to engage in crime, and remain adamant throughout the interrogation process. Most of these criminals are not able to convey the necessary information that has hindered the investigation into occurrences of crime in the country and the world as…
The Rationale for and the Efficacy of Torture during Interrogation Although information from interrogational torture is unreliable, it is likely to be used frequently and harshly. ==John W. Schiemann, 2012 Introduction The epigraph above is indicative of the growing consensus concerning the lack of efficacy of torture in providing interrogators with reliable concealed information Concealed information is the foundation of the majority of security issues. In most cases, concealed information is a situation
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His presence at the premises was a product of the coercive interrogation rather than any freely-given consent to search secured through legal means. The State will argue that no warrant was required for Hardbutt to search the premises because Hiphop consented to the search and voluntarily allowed Hardbutt onto the premises. Therefore, even if the drugs are excluded as the subject of the interrogation, the deer carcass was never discussed