Arar v. Ashcroft: Ethos and Error- New York, NY


Add to My Calendar Tuesday, December 2, 2008


The Cardozo Public Law, Policy & Ethics Journal and the Center for Constitutional Rights invite you to a panel discussion exploring the legal questions and ethical dilemmas embodied in Arar v. Ashcroft, appeal to be heard en banc in the Second Circuit on December 9, 2008. Mr. Arar's counsel, Maria LaHood (with co-counsel Joshua Sohn) will present the factual background of the case and the issues on appeal, then the panel with explore the ethical and legal questions raised by rendition that results in brutal torture, interrogation and years of separation from family, all without any charge of a crime.

Panelists will include:

Maria LaHood, Center for Constitutional Rights

Joshua Sohn, DLA Piper, LLP – co-counsel to CCR

Burt Neuborne, Brennan Center for Justice, New York University School of Law

Margaret Lemos, Cardozo School of Law

Moderator: Alexander Reinert, Cardozo Law School


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November 26, 2008