On December 4, 2009, the ACLU filed a FOIA request for a report written by the DOJ’s Office of Professional Responsibility examining whether the authors of the OLC’s torture memos had violated their professional responsibilities in drafting the memos. The ACLU filed suit to enforce the request on January 22, 2010, and the government released the report a few weeks later, on February 19, 2010.
Five months later, on July 19, 2010, the government released to the ACLU slightly less redacted versions of seven pages in the report. The government’s letter explaining those declassifications, as well as the report (updated with those 7 pages), are available below:
The same day it released the OPR Report, the government also released the following: