12 “The Case Against Torture,” by Alisa Soloman

In “The Case Against Torture,” author and professor Alisa Soloman enumerates the reasons torture should never be practiced or justified in a civil society.

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As you read, look for the following:

  • What is the author’s thesis?
  • What key points does the author use to argue the thesis?
  • How does the author use reasoning, research and/or examples to affirm her viewpoint?
  • How does the author attempt to refute opposing arguments?



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