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- Jane Mayer staff writer, "The New Yorker"
- Bradford Berenson former associate counsel to President George W. Bush (2001-2003), Former Chairman, Federalist Society, Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group and Adjunct Fellow, American Enterprise Institute and a lawyer in private practice.
- David Cole professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and author of "The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable". Previous books include "Less Safe, Less Free," and "Terrorism and the Constitution."
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