• New article focuses on prisoner hunger strikes and the globalized use of force-feeding

    Azadeh Shahshahani of Project South, past president of the National Lawyers Guild, and Priti Arvind Patel of the Capitol Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition authored a new article in the Michigan Journal of Race and Law, published at University of Michigan Law School: “From Pelican Bay to Palestine: The Legal Normalization of Force-Feeding Hunger-Strikers.” Hunger-strikes present […]

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  • NLG Issues White Paper on Torture

    US officials who used, advocated, or justified torture are subject to criminal prosecution under International and US Law National Lawyers Guild and International Association of Democratic Lawyers Yes 8 This paper explains this paper explains why all those who approved the use of torture and committed it-whether ordering it, approving it or giving purported legal […]

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  • Torture on Trial in Arizona: Motion to Dismiss Memo Gives Shocking Overview of Torture Training

    Bill Quigley I am representing two priests in a federal criminal trial for protesting outside Ft. Huachuca, AZ – home of Military Intelligence. They were protesting the interrogation training that goes on there in light of its effects at Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib. Torture Trial Memo The following memo is an overview of the teaching […]

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