Nomination of Hon. Michael Chertoff: Hearing Before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session, on the Nomination of Hon. Michael Chertoff to be Secretary of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, February 2, 2005
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States
U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005 - 334 pagini
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Pagina 245 - ... for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when such pain or suffering is inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. It does not include pain or suffering...
Pagina 89 - Physical pain amounting to torture must be equivalent in intensity to the pain accompanying serious physical injury, such as organ failure, impairment of bodily function, or even death.
Pagina 1 - Committee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:04 am, in room SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Hon. Susan M. Collins, Chairman of the Committee, presiding. Present: Senators Collins, Voinovich, Coburn, Chafee, Warner, Levin, Akaka, Carper, Dayton, Lautenberg, and Pryor.
Pagina 13 - Homeland security assistance should be based strictly on an assessment of risks and vulnerabilities. Now, in 2004, Washington, DC, and New York City are certainly at the top of any such list.
Pagina 245 - torture" means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when such pain or suffering is inflicted by or at the...
Pagina 26 - Now, the statute defines torture as, "an act committed by a person acting under the color of law, specifically intended to inflict severe physical or mental pain or suffering upon another person within his custody or physical control.
Pagina 7 - Senator Akaka. OPENING STATEMENT OF SENATOR AKAKA Senator AKAKA. Thank you very much, Madam Chairman. I want to...
Pagina 16 - Committee, and had his financial statements reviewed by the Office of Government Ethics. Without objection, this information will be made part of the hearing record, with the exception of the financial data, which are on file and available for public inspection in the Committee offices.
Pagina 293 - ... public health or safety threats); the Intelligence Identities Protection Act of 1982 (50 USC 421 et seq.) (governing disclosures that could expose confidential Government agents); and the statutes which protect against disclosure that may compromise the national security, including sections 641, 793, 794, 798, and 952 of title 18, United States Code, and section 4(b) of the Subversive Activities Act of 1950 (50 USC 783(b)). The definitions, requirements, obligations, rights, sanctions, and liabilities...