Executive summary and conclusions of SSCI torture report to be released next Monday [UPDATED — or Tuesday]

So says Jason Leopold, relating what a DOJ lawyer has told him in connection with his FOIA lawsuit.  [UPDATE:  I’m now hearing from several sources that the release — together with a CIA rebuttal — might not be until Tuesday.]

According to Josh Rogin and Eli Lake, two of the final points of contention were whether the documents will identify countries that cooperated with the CIA detention program (it won’t name them), and whether the documents will use pseudonyms for various CIA personnel involved in the operations (apparently not). 

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Marty Lederman

Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. He was Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the Office of Legal Counsel from 2009-2010, and Attorney Advisor at the Office of Legal Counsel from 1994-2002. Member of the editorial board of Just Security. You can follow him on Twitter (@marty_lederman).