Thursday, April 5 2012
Noted atty, author to address Fallbrook Democrats
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Fallbrook Public Utilities Dist. board room (FPUD)
990 E Mission Rd
Fallbrook, CA 92028
Well-known Constitutional attorney and prolific writer, Marjorie Cohn, will be the featured speaker at the Fallbrook Democratic Club on Thursday, April 5 at 7:00 PM. She will primarily address the weight subject of torture and the United States, in addition to the Healthcare and the U.S. Supreme Court. Cohn, author of several books, is on a book tour for her newest "The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse"
This new book, plus others, will available for purchase and for autograph by Cohn.
Professor Cohn is immediate past president of the National Lawyers Guild. She lectures throughout the world on international human rights and U.S. foreign policy. A news consultant for CBS News and a legal analyst for Court TV, she also provides legal and political commentary on BBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR, Air America and Pacifica Radio.
She has been an active supporter of the OCCUPY MOVEMENT.
In addition, Professor Cohn is the author of Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law and co-author of Cameras in the Courtroom: Television and the Pursuit of Justice and Rules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent. Her latest book, The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse, was published in January 2011 by NYU Press.
For a view into her extraordinary legal mind, read this recent article "Bradley Manning, Hero, or Traitor?", which she wrote for Huffington Post.