Even the 9th Circuit agrees no torture

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    You've obviously not read the ruling, of if you did, you don’t understand it.

    The ruling addressed only Padilla’s claims as to his treatment, the Circuit Court did not attempt to determine whether or not certain ‘techniques’ constituted torture.

    Had Padilla been able to establish that his treatment met the legal definition of torture, the Circuit Court would have allowed the suit to proceed.

    The Circuit Court was reviewing only the issue of Yoo’s immunity, not the legality of Bush’s authorization of torture. There may be other cases where that standard was met, this simply isn't one of them.
     
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    It clearly states that his treatment did not amount to torture. You two can spin it anyway you want.
     

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