Hastings Center Report 42 (1):8 (2012)

Fritz Allhoff, J.D., Ph.D.
Western Michigan University
This letter to the editor discusses Chiara Lepora and Joseph Millum's argument in "The Tortured Patient: A Medical Dilemma" and supports their conclusion (that physicians may justifiably be complicit in torture) while questioning the way in which they arrive at that conclusion.
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