The American Constitution Society is proud to announce that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) will speak at the ACS National Convention.
Whitehouse sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee and serves as chair of the Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts. In his capacity as oversight subcomittee chair, Whitehouse recently convened a hearing on torture. Whitehouse has been an outspoken advocate of Truth Commission on torture.
Continuing in his leadership role in the torture accountability debate, Whitehouse recently fielded questions about suggestions that then-Vice President Dick Cheney ordered a former Iraqi intelligence officer waterboarded in order to produce evidence of links betweeen al Qaida and Saddam Hussein. See Whitehouse's handling of the revelations below.