Darmer... took a stand on waterboarding, including during a Chapman debate with John Yoo, a former Bush administration lawyer whose memos justified coercive interrogation tactics including waterboarding.
"Prior to the War on Terror, we took the position that waterboarding was torture and prosecuted it as such," Darmer said of the interrogation method. "How effective is a tactic you have to use 266 times? We are lawyers. Our job is to follow the law. Torture is illegal, and it's also wrong."