Chicago - Take Action - Torture, Lies, and Videotape
By Amy Oyler at Jan 11, 2008
On the 6th Anniversary of Guantánamo:
Torture, Lies & Videotape
Wednesday, January 16, 6:30 pm
Northwestern University School of Law
357 E. Chicago Ave.
Room 117, Lowden Hall, Levy Mayer Building
Children and Family Justice Center of Northwestern University School of Law
DePaul Students against Torture
An extraordinary panel of experts will present and answer questions for an audience of law students, faculty and members of the general public.
Bernardine Dohrn: Welcoming remarks
Patricia A. Bronte: Guantánamo v. the Rule of Law
Patricia Bronte is a partner of Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago and has traveled to Guantánamo Bay Naval Base ten times to meet with clients who are imprisoned there indefinitely. Ms. Bronte counsels and represents corporate clients in complex insurance coverage, reinsurance, and contract disputes. She has also represented individual clients on a pro bono basis in criminal, civil rights, and housing cases. Ms. Bronte is a 1987 graduate of Northwestern University School of Law and a board member of the Chicago Council of Lawyers.
Dr. Frank Summers: The American Psychology Association, the Military and the Involvement of Psychologists at Guantánamo Bay
Frank Summers, Ph.D., ABPP, is a supervising and training analyst at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and an associate professor at Northwestern University Medical School. President of Psychoanalysts for Social Responsibility, he has written and spoken at both the national and local levels on the subject of psychologists' involvement in detention centers. He maintains a private practice of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy in Chicago, Illinois.
Larry Everest: Why Would They Do That? Torture, New Legitimizing Norms, and the Need for Another Way
Larry Everest is a Revolution newspaper correspondent and author of Oil, Power & Empire: Iraq and the U.S. Global Agenda , which Dan Ellsberg calls "remarkable, horrifying, brilliantly illuminating." Larry has covered the Middle East and Central Asia for over 25 years, reporting from Iran, Iraq, Palestine and India. He was an organizer of the Commission of Inquiry Into Crimes Against Humanity by the Bush Administration. He's a contributor to Impeach the President - the Case Against Bush and Cheney. His recent articles can be found at www.revcom.us.
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