Oral history interview with Clive Stafford Smith [electronic resource], 2010.
Legal Director, Reprieve; Capital Defense and Guantanamo Bay Defense Lawyer.
Scope and Contents
Born July 9, 1959; education: Radley College; B.A., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; J.D., Columbia University, 1984; career: UNC Chapel Hill Morehead Fellowship, Team Defense internship; Southern Center for Human Rights, 1984-1993; founder and director, Louisiana Crisis Assistance Center, 1993-2002; founder and director, Reprieve, 1999 - present; founding board member, Gulf Region Advocacy Center, 2002 - present; lawyer for Guantanamo Bay detainees, 2002 - present; United States Supreme Court: Rasul/Al-Odah v. Bush, 2004; discussions: capital defense, prisoners' rights, habeas corpus petitions, public and legal advocacy for Guantanamo detainees; reflections: access to Guantanamo, detainee identity discovery, relationships with detainee families.
- Capital punishment--United States.
- Columbia University--Alumni and alumnae--Interviews.
- Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
- Detention of persons--Cuba--Guantánamo Bay Naval Base.
- Grele, Ronald J., interviewer.
- Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp.
- Gulf Region Advocacy Center.
- Habeas corpus--United States.
- Human rights--United States.
- Lawyers--United States--Interviews.
- Louisiana Capital Assistance Center.
- Oral histories.
- Prisoners--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States.
- Prisoners of war--Legal status, laws, etc.--Cuba--Guantánamo Bay Naval Base.
- Reprieve (Firm)
- Rule of law--United States.
- Southern Center for Human Rights.
- Stafford Smith, Clive, 1959---Interviews.
- United States. Supreme Court.
- Unlawful combatants--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States.
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