MARJORIE COHN, JD - Torture -War Crimes and Cover Up - Mary Glenney-Women's Show

12/04/04

Marjorie Cohn, Professor of Law J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law B.A., Stanford University, with departmental honors in Social Thought and Institutions

Professor Cohn talks about new pictures - apparently of torture - lby Navy Seals released today.
She talked about torture as an instrument of war and about Muslim attitudes to our policies. She also talked briefly about the election and the coming recount in Ohio. Professor Cohn lectures throughout the world on international human rights and U.S. foreign policy. A news consultant for CBS News, and a legal analyst for Court TV, she also provides legal and political commentary on BBC, CNN, NPR, MSNBC and Fox News. Professor Cohn writes monthly columns for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and San Francisco Daily Journal, and she is a contributing editor to Jurist, truthout.org and Guild Practitioner. She has been a criminal defense attorney at the trial and appellate levels for many years. Professor Cohn is executive vice president of the National Lawyers Guild, co-chair of the Guild’s international committee, and the U.S. representative to the executive committee of the American Association of Jurists. Professor Cohn was a legal observer in Iran on behalf of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, and she has participated in delegations to Cuba, China and Yugoslavia. She has many articles that can be accessed on line by searching on "Marjorie Cohn."

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