ADVISORY BOARD

Our advisory board brings together several of the leading advocates in the field of human rights, many of whom passionately fought for the rights of Guantanamo detainees long before it became popular to do so.

ERWIN CHEMERINSKY

Erwin Chemerinsky, a distinguished legal scholar, is dean of U.C. Irvine School of Law, and has served as a habeas lawyer for several Guantanamo detainees.

LAUREL E. FLETCHER

Laurel Fletcher is a professor of law and director of U.C. Berkeley’s International Human Rights Law Clinic. She is also the lead author of Guantanamo and its Aftermath (2008) and The Guantanamo Effect (University of California Press 2009).

CANDACE GORMAN

Candace Gorman is a civil rights attorney and creator of “The Guantanamo Blog,” which is dedicated to promoting awareness of the transgressions at Guantanamo.

MICHAEL RATNER

Michael Ratner is the President of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR). In that capacity, he has overseen the representation of several of the detainees housed at Guantanamo Bay.

CLIVE STAFFORD SMITH

Clive Stafford Smith is the director of Reprieve in London, and a lawyer for more than 35 Guantanamo detainees.

KIMBERLY THEIDON

Kimberly Theidon is an associate professor at Harvard University and an expert on truth commissions.

ALMERINDO OJEDA

Almerindo Ojeda is a professor of linguistics and director of the Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas. He is also director of the Guantanamo Testimonials Project.

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