Spain judge seeks US government response to Guantanamo abuse allegations

[JURIST] Spanish judge Eloy Velasco on Friday set a March 1 deadline for the US government to indicate whether Guantanamo abuse allegations will be investigated by US lawyers before deciding whether to allow a controversial lawsuit against former Bush administration officials to move forward. The lawsuit, originally filed in 2009 [JURIST report], accuses high profile lawyers including former attorney general Alberto Gonzales [BBC profile], David Addington, William Haynes, Douglas Feith, Jay Bybee and John Yoo [JURIST news archive] of inventing…

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