Oral history interview with Shayana Kadidal [electronic resource], 2011.
Senior Managing Attorney, Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative Center for Constitutional Rights.
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Born 1968, Brooklyn, NY; education: B.A., Duke University; J.D., Yale Law School, 1994; career: clerk, Judge Kermit Lipez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (1994-1995); Senior Managing Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights (2001 -- present); career focus: civil rights, human rights, immigration detention, government accountability; cases discussed: Regents of the University of California v. Bakke,1978; Filártiga v. Peña-Irala, 1980; Rasul v. Bush, 2004; Boumediene v. Bush, 2008; discussions: Freedom of Information Act, Military Commissions Act, visits to Guantánamo Bay, advocacy for Guantánamo detainees, detainee resettlement; reminiscences:, 9/11, post-9/11 media, Obama presidency, detainee psychical and psychological conditions.
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