The Law Librarian Blog reports that US interrogators have been inspired by the tv series “24”, using techniques shown on the program. If you have watched 5 minutes of this show then you know that taking things away from it can’t be good. Morevoer the lead character, Jack, is under Senate review for torture. In the first episode I watched, beginning this season, he almost stuck a ballpoin pen into an Irishman’s eyeball. Great television but bad in real world practice.
In response this video has been made to curtail the use of such obvious human rights violations: