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Lawyering at Guantanamo
Start Date: 4/14/2014Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 4/14/2014End Time: 7:30 PM

Event Description:

Ramzi Kassem is Associate Professor of Law at the City University of New York School of Law. He directs the Immigrant & Non-Citizen Rights Clinic where he and his students represent prisoners of various nationalities presently or formerly held at American facilities at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, at so-called “Black Sites,” and at other detention sites worldwide.

Professor Kassem also supervises the
Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project, which primarily aims to address the legal needs of Muslim, Arab, South Asian, and other communities in the United States that are particularly affected by post-9/11 law enforcement policies and practices.  Professor Kassem previously taught at Fordham Law School and at Yale Law School. His current interests include the legal and policy responses to the September 11th attacks and other real or perceived national security crises, the rights of minorities and non-citizens, and international humanitarian law.


Sponsored by the International & Comparative Law & Legal Practice Fellowship Program

Location:  Suffolk University Law School, Room 335

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Intended Audience:
  • Law Alumni
  • Law Students
  • Law Faculty
  • Sponsor(s):
  • Suffolk University Law School

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