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57 Stan. L. Rev. 209 (2004-2005)
Truth or Dare: Terrorism and Truth Serum in the Post-9/11 World

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TRUTH OR DARE?: TERRORISM AND
TRUTH SERUM IN THE POST-9/11
WORLD
Jason R. Odeshoo*
INTRODUCTION...................................................................................................... 210
I. A BRIEF BACKGROUND AND HISTORY: UNCOVERING THE TRUTH ABOUT
TRUTH SERUM....................................................................................................... 214
A. Truth Serum: Fact and Fiction .................................................................... 214
B. A Brief History of Truth Serum: Truth Stranger than Fiction? ................... 216
I. THE  G ENEVA  CONVENTIONS    ............................................................................ 221
III. THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY UNDER THE ICCPR................................................... 223
A .  U nlawfulness  ............................................................................................... 225
1. The Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination ...................... 226
2. Due process .............................................................................................. 227
B . A rbitrariness  ................................................................................................ 23 1
C. Conclusion ................................................................................................... 237
IV. TORTURE UNDER THE ICCPR AND THE CAT .................................................. 238
A. Torture Under the ICCPR ........................................................................... 239
B. The U.N. Convention Against Torture ......................................................... 245
1. Article 1: Torture...................................................................................... 247
2. Article 16: Cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment........ 250
3. The United States legislation implementing the CA T: 18 U.S.C. § 2340.. 252
C ON CLU SION ........................................................................................................ 253
J.D., with distinction, Stanford Law School, 2004; M.A., University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign; A.B., summa cum laude, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Senior Note Editor, Stanford Law Review, Volume 56. I would like to thank Mariano-
Florentino Cu6llar, Rebecca Moore-Reierson, and Greg Duff for their very helpful
comments. Thanks also to Sarah Givan, Cynthia Inda, and all of the other editors of this
Note for their excellent assistance.

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