Thursday, September 8, 2011
When: Thursday, September 8 at 5pm
What: The Guantanamo Lawyers Panel, co-sponsored by CCR.
Lawyers who represent men detained at Guantánamo and other facilities discuss the significance of ongoing indefinite detention at Guantánamo and address U.S. policies on torture and detention.
Where: Gerald W. Lynch Theater lobby at John Jay College. 899 Tenth Avenue (at W. 59th St.), NY, NY 10019.
Who: Gitanjali Gutierrez, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR); Jonathan Hafetz, Seton Hall and Rutgers Universities; Martha Rayner, Fordham Law; Alex Abdo, ACLU’s National Security Project; chaired by Kathleen Chalfant, award-winning stage and screen actress, and advocate of social justice.
*Followed at 7:30pm by a free dress-rehearsal of Another Life, a new play by writer and director Karen Malpede, described as “a whirl-windtrip through the past ten years” exploring “subtle but growing resistance” and “questions of complicity and conscience in civil society.”