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Marjorie Cohn



Marjorie Cohn is president of the National Lawyers Guild. A professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, she lectures throughout the world on international human rights and U.S. foreign policy. Professor Cohn is a news consultant for CBS News, and a legal analyst for Court TV, and also provides legal and political commentary on BBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR and Pacifica Radio. Co-author of the book Cameras in the Courtroom: Television and the Pursuit of Justice, Professor Cohn's new book is Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law.

She has published numerous articles in such journals as Fordham Law Review, Hastings Law Journal and Virginia Journal of International Law, as well as The National Law Journal, Christian Science Monitor and Chicago Tribune. Professor Cohn is a contributing editor to Jurist, MWC News and Guild Practitioner and her weekly columns appear on AlterNet, Counterpunch, CommonDreams, HuffingtonPost, Buzzflash, OpedNews, AfterDowningStreet, ZNet, and GlobalResearch, and are archived at http://www.marjoriecohn.com/. She has been a criminal defense attorney at the trial and appellate levels for many years, and was staff counsel to the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board.

Professor Cohn is the U.S. representative to the executive committee of the Association of American Jurists. The recipient of the San Diego County Bar Association

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11/07/2010 08:58:12Marjorie Cohn: Let's Rally to Restore Peace
08/08/2010 18:21:25Marjorie Cohn: Landmark Ruling Declares Prop 8 Unconstitutional
08/06/2010 04:21:23John McCain: ‘We Already Won That One’
07/07/2010 04:19:15Losing in Afghanistan
06/04/2010 05:19:57Rwandan Arrest of U.S. Lawyer Motivated by Politics
05/31/2010 22:11:16Marjorie Cohn: Israel Murders Human Rights Workers Delivering Humanitarian Aid
05/31/2010 19:09:10International Association Of Democratic Lawyers Calls For International Investigation Of Israeli Murder Of Human Rights Workers
05/15/2010 07:42:28Kagan’s Troubling Record
05/11/2010 05:28:35Can Kagan Fill Stevens’ Mighty Shoes?
01/24/2010 07:53:23Keeping Same-Sex Marriage in the Dark
12/25/2009 13:06:17Obama’s Af-Pak War is Illegal
11/28/2009 08:11:12Lynne Stewart: Casualty of the ‘War on Terror’
10/10/2009 08:16:59National Lawyers Guild and other human rights groups issue open letter to Eric Holder
08/17/2009 05:46:34Legendary Lawyer Doris Brin Walker Dies; Represented Angela Davis, Smith Act Defendants
06/15/2009 05:24:58Agent Orange Continues to Poison Vietnam
05/26/2009 20:37:04Obama’s Guantánamo Appeasement Plan
04/07/2009 19:30:46Marjorie Cohn - Spain investigates what America should
03/04/2009 22:12:45Memos Provide Blueprint for Police State
02/22/2009 11:15:18War Criminals, Including Their Lawyers, Must Be Prosecuted
02/14/2009 17:36:23A Call to End All Renditions
01/08/2009 23:09:40Israel’s Collective Punishment of Gaza
12/21/2008 15:56:37Cheney Throws Down Gauntlet, Defies Prosecution for War Crimes
12/01/2008 22:40:54Guantánamo Justice After Seven Years
11/10/2008 17:46:04Obama Spells New Hope for Human Rights
09/28/2008 17:24:55A Palin Theocracy
08/17/2008 10:37:17End the Occupation of Iraq - and Afghanistan
06/03/2008 13:14:38Hillary Invokes Assassination
05/17/2008 08:47:50NLG Calls To Investigate Administration And Lawyers Who Wrote Torture Memos - Issues White Paper
05/09/2008 23:47:13Testimony of Marjorie Cohn to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights & Civil Liberties
04/22/2008 08:33:50CCR Supports National Lawyers Guild Call for Dismissal and Prosecution of John Yoo
01/27/2008 10:21:02Senate Poised to Capitulate to Cheney's Fear-Mongering
01/23/2008 13:02:56Cheney Impeachment Gains Traction in House Judiciary Committee
12/27/2007 19:36:40The Torture Tape Cover-up: How High Does It Go?
12/21/2007 21:49:08Bush Still Spinning Nukes in Iran
12/06/2007 23:24:12Guantanamo Detainees' Fate at Stake in Boumediene
12/03/2007 22:55:40Operation Iraqi Freedom Exposed: Bush Negotiates Permanent Presence in Iraq
11/27/2007 09:03:20Remembering Victor Rabinowitz: Legal Giant of the Left
11/24/2007 22:23:07Preventing the Impending War on Iran
11/22/2007 17:29:35Musharraf Plays Bush for a Fool
10/22/2007 22:55:29Michael Mukasey: Another Loyal Bushie
10/09/2007 23:10:17Torture Endorsed, Torture Denied
09/27/2007 14:42:36Cheney Sounds Out Jordan, Egypt on U.S. Bombing of Iran
09/25/2007 21:44:55Pursue Diplomacy, Not War, With Iran
09/18/2007 15:55:00Erwin Chemerinsky and the Post-9/11 Attack on Academic Freedom
09/05/2007 10:31:16Bush Plans War on Iran


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