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Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Letters and Memos to CIA Regarding Detention and Interrogation Policies - Documents Responsive to 2004 Torture FOIA

Document Date: August 24, 2009

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OLC Vaughn Index – Description
# 1 – July 13, 2002 Letter from John Yoo to John Rizzo
# 4 – July 24, 2002 fax between CIA and OLC regarding psychological assessment of Abu Zubaydah
# 11 – January 28, 2003 Guidelines on confinement signed by DCI George Tenet
# 12 – January 28, 2003 Guidelines on interrogations signed by DCI George Tenet
# 17 – April 28, 2003 Draft list of bullet points discussing legal principles applicable to the CIA interrogation program
# 19 – June 16, 2003 Draft list of bullet points discussing legal principles applicable to the CIA interrogation program w/attachment
# 22 – March 2, 2004 Draft letter from CIA to OLC w/attached bullet points discussing legal principles applicable to the CIA interrogation program
# 26 – May 25, 2004 Letter from OLC to CIA discussing CIA OIG 2004 Special Review
# 28 – May 27, 2004 Letter from OLC to CIA discussing CIA OIG 2004 Special Review
# 29 – June 10, 2004 Letter from OLC to CIA discussing CIA’s request for reaffirmation of a previous OLC document
# 30 – June 10, 2004 Letter from OLC to CIA discussing CIA’s request for reaffirmation of a previous OLC document
# 36 – June 18, 2004 Letter from OLC to CIA discussing CIA OIG 2004 Special Review
# 38 – June 22, 2004 Letter from CIA to OLC discussing CIA OIG 2004 Special Review
# 42 – July 2, 2004 Letter from CIA OIG to OLC discussing CIA OIG 2004 Special Review
# 43 – July 2, 2004 Letter from CIA to National Security Council
# 48 – July 7, 2004 Letter from OLC to CIA discussing the proposed interrogation of a detainee
# 49 – July 13, 2002 Letter from John Yoo to John Rizzo
# 64 – July 22, 2004 Letter from AG Ashcroft to ADCI McLaughlin
# 65 – July 22, 2004 Letter from OLC to CIA requesting information on certain techniques
# 72 – August 5, 2004 Letter from CIA to OLC discussing guidelines for a certain technique
# 73 – August 5, 2004 Letter from CIA to OLC discussing guidelines for a certain technique
# 74 – August 6, 2004 Letter from Daniel Levin to John Rizzo
# 79 – September 20, 2004 Letter from Daniel Levin to John Rizzo
# 85 – August 26, 2004 Letter from Daniel Levin to John Rizzo
# 88 – September 6, 2004 Letter from Daniel Levin to John Rizzo
# 89 – September 2004 Memo reflecting OLC’s view on the previous and current guidance it provided to CIA and DOD
# 96 – December 30, 2004 OLC memo prepared for James Comey
# 97 – December 30, 2004 Fax from CIA to OLC providing generic description of the CIA’s combined use of various interrogation techniques
#101 – January 15, 2005 Fax from CIA to OLC providing information on medical guidelines for detainees
#107 – April 22, 2005 Fax CIA to OLC elements of CIA’s use of techniques in combination
#112 – Undated draft memo analyzing the CIA’s interrogation program under the Convention Against Torture (CAT)
#113 – Undated draft memo analyzing the CIA’s interrogation program under the CAT
#129 – Undated handwritten notes of an OLC attorney
#134 – Undated draft memo analyzing the CIA’s interrogation program under the CAT
#136 – Undated Notes
#137 – Undated Notes
#138 – Undated draft memo listing proposed techniques and the effect of the McCain Amendment on the CIA’s RDI program
#151 – Undated draft memo discussing legal principles applicable to the CIA’s RDI program
#159 – Undated Notes
#163 – Undated draft memo analyzing the CIA’s interrogation program under the CAT
#164 – Undated memo outlining three previous OLC opinions
# 174 – Undated Notes
[Not previously identified in OLC Vaughn Index] – June 18, 2004 Memorandum from the OLC to CIA OIG regarding 2004 OIG Special Review