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U.N. Convention Against Torture [electronic resource] : Overview of U.S. Implementation Policy Concerning the Removal of Aliens.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2009.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (22 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Administrative law.
Noncitizens.
Extradition.
Summary:
Provides an overview of the U.N. Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT). Examines issues relating to or arising from U.S. implementation of CAT, including relevant declarations, reservations, and understandings conditioning U.S. ratification of the convention; relevant provisions of the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998; application of CAT to U.S. alien removal regulations and extradition cases; criminalization of torture occurring outside the U.S.; and potential implications for U.S. detention policy and the practice of "extraordinary renditions."
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. U.N. Convention Against Torture
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Restricted for use by site license.