Join CCR Legal Director Baher Azmy, alongside other speakers, as they examine the impact of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) Report on Torture on the ongoing prosecutions and habeas proceedings in the military commission system at Guantanamo, and the debate about its necessary closure.
This panel follows an event with Brigadier General Mark Martins, the Chief Prosecutor of the Military Commissions, and with James Connell and Commander Walter B. Ruiz, Jr., Learned Counsel for 9/11 defendants in the military commission proceedings at Guantanamo.
When: Wednesday, March 4th at 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Where: NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street (btwn 5th & 6th aves; closest train B/D/F/M to Bryant Park)
RSVP: Click here to register, RSVP required. Free and open to the public
- Baher Azmy, Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights
- Cliff Sloan, former Special Envoy for Guantanamo closure at the U.S. Department of State; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
- James Connell III, criminal defense attorney who represents Ammar al Baluchi, one of the 9/11 defendants in the military commission proceedings at Guantanamo
- Walter B. Ruiz, Jr., criminal defense attorney who represents Mustafa Al Hawsawi, one of the 9/11 defendants in the military commission proceedings at Guantanamo
- Moderated by Karen Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security, Fordham Law School
For more information on CCR's work around the SSCI Torture Report, visit our resource page.