Canada AG blocks Bush torture suit

[JURIST] The Attorney General for British Columbia [official website] on Tuesday blocked a lawsuit [CCIJ press release] filed by the Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ) [advocacy website] against US president George W. Bush [JURIST news archive] on torture allegations. Lawyers from both CCIJ and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) [advocacy website] responded with disappointment to the blocked lawsuit and order that the proceedings be stayed. Matt Eisenbrandt, legal director of the CCIJ, said, "[t]he legal basis for the…

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