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    Discuss the significance of Brown v. Mississippi with regard to the debate on the right to torture suspected terrorists.

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    Brown vs. Mississippi is a landmark and historical case that should serve as a precedent against the government's current willingness to use torture methods such as sleep deprivation and waterboarding to extract confessions against terror suspects. In Brown vs. Mississippi three Black sharecroppers were arrested and convicted for the murder of a white farm owner. After being ...

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    This solution provides an overview of the reasoning behind the landmark ruling by the United States Supreme Court that quintessentially banned the use of torture to elicit confessions from suspects that could be admitted in court. The relation that this case has to current terrorist suspects is discussed.