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Opening of National Lawyers Guild Archive at Tamiment Library, NYU – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 Opening of NLG Archive Thank Tamiment— Mike nash– Krinsky and firm heidi Archives Keeps growing —my counsel: jonathan haeftz– and mark denbeaux–gitmo– Archives–fbi and others– Preserving—giving life to it–struggles–visual–everyday every week Wander around here—Spanish civil war  gun– CP struggles–lynching…
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Civil Liberties, Uncategorized

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The Activist, the UN Adviser, the West Point Prof – Chapter from The Sun Climbs Slow: Justice in the Age of Imperial America by Erna Paris – PDF

2008 Chapter from The Sun Climbs Slow by Erna Paris The Activist An excerpt from the chapter: The hate mail poured in. Most of those who wrote called him a traitor in a variety of redolent ways. One man (who…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Uncategorized

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Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship Acceptance – Speech Notes – PDF

2007 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship Acceptance Speech Notes Thank Perry, Gladys–the entire Rosenstein family– and the Puffin Foundation Incredibly politically committed and generous—- Thank Victor, Katrina, Ham, and the Nation-they have been impt. allies for a very a very…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Uncategorized

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) 40th Anniversary President’s Reception – Speech Notes – PDF

2007 40th President’s Reception Notes Welcome to 40th anniversary celebration—in common with rolling stone I am mdr—president—most of its 40 years—vince warren— We have with us a lot others—worked with ccr—attys legal workers directors—stand—(greg marilyn clement ron daniels—) Thanks all…
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Civil Liberties, Uncategorized

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From Magna Carta to Abu Ghraib: Detention, Summary Trial, Disappearances and Torture in America – Spring 2005 Clara Boudin Lecture, City College of New York (CCNY) – PDF

2005 From Magna Carta to Abu Ghraib: Detention, Summary Trial, Disappearances and Torture in America Like so many people around the world, I was politicized first in 1968. In my case I was a student at Columbia Law School, living…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Uncategorized

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University of Pennsylvania Law School Honorary Fellow Award – Speech Notes – PDF

2005 Honorary Fellow Notes U of Penn I don’t think it is chance that I am here speaking to you at this particular moment on our nation’s and worlds history— Yes–I have spent my life at ccr fighting in the courts…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Uncategorized

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Columbia University Medal of Honor – Speech Notes – PDF

2005 Columbia Medal of Honor Speech Notes I want to really thank my brother who I love dearly—-family-Karen; sister ellen and her partner Cholene and my wonderful niece lizzy—- This weekend happens to be my brothers 60th birthday–penumbra-I always tell…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Uncategorized

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