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Public Service Faculty Profiles: Imprisoned at Guantanamo: Defending Clients without Charges or Trial with Professor Martha Rayner

February 10, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Room 2-01A, Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd St. New York, NY 10023
Contact: LeitnerCenter@law.fordham.edu

Martha Rayner teaches in the Criminal Defense Clinic and created the International Justice Clinic, a broad based, problem solving clinic in which students engage in litigation, diplomatic and political advocacy, outreach and public education in the domestic and international spheres on behalf of clients indefinitely imprisoned without charges by the United States military at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.  Before joining Fordham in 1998, she was a public defender at the Legal Aid Society and then a founding members of the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, a community based, model public defender office.

This is the part of a series of programs, co-sponsored by the Faculty Fellowships and Public Interest Placement Committee, the Public Interest Resource Center to enable Fordham Law professors  to profile their public service work—past and present—and share with you how they have  shaped their career path.

This event is also co-sponsored by the Prisoners Rights Project and the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice.

Lunch will be served

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February 10, 2015
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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Fordham Law School
150 W. 62nd St.
New York, NY United States
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