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First Cases

Last Name: 
Ratner
First Name: 
Michael
Narrative Name: 
First Cases
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Ratner_First.doc
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Ratner_First.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
military tribunals
General Tags: 
Center for Constitutional Rights, torture, indefinite detention, 9/11, suspension of habeas corpus, Hicks, Rasul, Boumediene, Al Odah, Hamdan, Abu Ghraib, Padilla, CSRTs
Author Name: 
Michael Ratner
Author Bio: 
Michael Ratner is an attorney and the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights. With CCR he is the author of <i>The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld: A Prosecution by Book.</i>

Speech

Last Name: 
Hoffer
First Name: 
Melissa
Narrative Name: 
Speech
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Hoffer_Speech.doc
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Hoffer_Speech.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
dark sites, indefinite detention
General Tags: 
torture, Boumediene, interrogation, FOIA, immediate response force, how clients ended up in GTMO
Author Name: 
Melissa Hoffer
Author Bio: 
Melissa Hoffer is Vice President of the Conservation Law Foundation. She represented Guantánamo detainees while a junior partner at WilmerHale.

Representing the Rightless

Last Name: 
Holland
First Name: 
John
Narrative Name: 
Representing the Rightless
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Holland_Representing.docx
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Holland_Representing.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
Broken Justice System
General Tags: 
dignity, hunger strikes, Mohammed Al Amin, Mauritania, Pakistan, torture, Bagram, beating, medical treatment, abuse, forced feeding, government lawyer,
date: 
Sun, 2008-03-09
Author Name: 
John Holland
Author Bio: 
John Holland and Anna Cayton Holland-Edwards are a father and daughter practicing together in Denver, Colorado.

This is To Whom it may Concern

Last Name: 
Falkoff
First Name: 
Marc
Narrative Name: 
This is To Whom it may Concern
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Falkoff_This.doc
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Falkoff_This.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
first meeting w/client, attorney/client relationship
General Tags: 
CSRT, interrogations, sham evidence, military personal representatives, sworn detainee statements, Yemen, Pakistan, torture, secure facility, repatriation, ICRC, suicide attempts, hunger strikes
Author Name: 
Marc Falkoff
Author Bio: 
Marc Falkoff is a Professor at Northern Illinois University College of Law in DeKalb, Illinois.

A Short Story

Last Name: 
Frakt
First Name: 
David
Narrative Name: 
A Short Story
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Frakt_A Short.doc
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Frakt_A Short.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
military commissions, military lawyers, first meeting w/client
General Tags: 
JAG, Afghanistan, interrogations, Bagram, pro se, Hamdan, lack of evidence, frequent flyer program, child soldiers, motions to dismiss, torture
Author Name: 
David Frakt
Author Bio: 
David Frakt is a lawyer for the Air Force Reserve and a Professor at Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California.

Campaign for Mohammed

Last Name: 
Fryszman
First Name: 
Agnieszka
Narrative Name: 
Campaign for Mohammed
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Fryszman_Campaign.DOC
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Fryszman_Campaign.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
cleared for release, in limbo
General Tags: 
Center for Constitutional Rights, hunger strikes, force feedings, secure facility, Pakistan, approved to leave, annual review board, torture
Author Name: 
Agnieszka Fryszman
Author Bio: 
Agnieszka Fryszman is a partner at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll; she represents four men who have been detained by the United States at Guantánamo Bay.

Arrogance

Last Name: 
Gorman
First Name: 
Candace
Narrative Name: 
Arrogance
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Gorman_Arrogance.doc
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Gorman_Arrogance.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
Disillusionment with America
General Tags: 
torture, CSRT, Guantanamo Bay, prisoner rights, Northern Alliance, detainee health
Author Name: 
Candace Gorman
Author Bio: 
Candace Gorman is a solo-practitioner in Chicago, Illinois, who concentrates in civil rights and human rights law.

Yossarian is Back

Last Name: 
Gorman
First Name: 
Candace
Narrative Name: 
Yossarian is Back
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Gorman_Yossarian.doc
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Gorman_Yossarian.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
Frustration with GTMO officials
General Tags: 
torture, attorney-client privilege, Guantanamo Bay, custody, classified materials, client interviews
Author Name: 
Candace Gorman
Author Bio: 
Candace Gorman is a solo-practitioner in Chicago, Illinois, who concentrates in civil rights and human rights law.

My GTMO Experience

Last Name: 
Grigg
First Name: 
Richard
Narrative Name: 
My GTMO Experience
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Grigg_My GTMO.doc
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Grigg_My GTMO.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
getting involved in the litigation, meeting the client for the first time
General Tags: 
Center for Constitutional Rights, interpreters, secure facility, Afghanistan, torture, interrogation, cleared for release, released
Author Name: 
Richard Grigg
Author Bio: 
Richard Grigg is a partner at Spivey & Grigg in Austin, Texas.

Look to Israel

Last Name: 
Chandler
First Name: 
John
Narrative Name: 
Look to Israel
Word File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/word/Chandler_Look.doc
PDFA File: 
http://dlib.nyu.edu/guantanamo/documents/pdfa/Chandler_Look.pdfa
Theme Tags: 
Israel's treatment of terrorist suspects
General Tags: 
Yemen, terrorism, judge, israel, iran, suicide bombers, enemy combatants, torture, hearing, counsel, rule of law, osama bin laden, judicial review
Author Name: 
John Chandler
Author Bio: 
John Chandler is an associate of King & Spalding in Atlanta, Georgia.
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