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Oral history interview with Gareth Peirce [electronic resource], 2011.

Creator: Peirce, Gareth
Project: Rule of law oral history project
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Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Defense Attorney, Birnberg Peirce & Partners.

Scope and Contents

Education: University of Oxford, London School of Economics; career: journalism, senior partner, Birnberg Peirce and Partners; career focus: criminal defense, terrorism-related crimes, human rights, civil rights; discussions: legal prohibitions against torture, complicity of British government in renditions and torture at Guantanamo and Bagram, solitary confinement, Tipton Three, Northern Ireland conflict, Bloody Sunday investigation; reminiscences: importance of history in counter-acting torture and terrorism.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 2011. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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