Event Title

Representing a ‘High Value Detainee’ at Guantanamo

Speaker

Jeff Robinson

Streaming Media

Description

In this presentation, Robinson will speak of his work with the John Adams Project, a joint effort of the ACLU and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to involve some of the country's best criminal defense attorneys in representing Guantanamo detainees. Having traveled repeatedly under intense security conditions to Guantanamo in Cuba, Robinson faced challenges and risks to provide the accused with effective representation. His talk will describe his extraordinary experiences representing one of the five ‘high value detainees’ charged with the attacks on September 11, 2001.

About the Lecturer: Jeff Robinson, Criminal Defense Lawyer at Schroeter, Goldmark and Bender

Document Type

Event

Start Date

4-5-2011 12:00 PM

End Date

4-5-2011 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

John Adams Project, Guantanamo detainees, High value detainees

Rights

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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May 4th, 12:00 PM May 4th, 1:15 PM

Representing a ‘High Value Detainee’ at Guantanamo

Fairhaven College Auditorium

In this presentation, Robinson will speak of his work with the John Adams Project, a joint effort of the ACLU and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to involve some of the country's best criminal defense attorneys in representing Guantanamo detainees. Having traveled repeatedly under intense security conditions to Guantanamo in Cuba, Robinson faced challenges and risks to provide the accused with effective representation. His talk will describe his extraordinary experiences representing one of the five ‘high value detainees’ charged with the attacks on September 11, 2001.

About the Lecturer: Jeff Robinson, Criminal Defense Lawyer at Schroeter, Goldmark and Bender