Tag Archives: Marjorie Cohn

8/14/12 Marjorie Cohn

Law professor Marjorie Cohn discusses the legacy of Agent Orange on millions of Vietnamese civilians and American soldiers; the lawsuits and cleanup efforts still underway (or just beginning); and why you should pressure Congress to pass HR 2634 – The Victims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2011.

Antiwar Radio: Marjorie Cohn

Marjorie Cohn, Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, discusses her article “Hope Dies at Guantanamo;” how the landmark Boumediene v. Bush SCOTUS decision on habeas corpus rights for Guantanamo prisoners became meaningless; and the DC Appeals Court’s invention of “presumption of regularity,” which asserts government infallibility and denies defendants a “meaningful opportunity” to contest their detentions.

Antiwar Radio: Marjorie Cohn

Marjorie Cohn, president of the National Lawyers Guild, discusses the illegality of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the use of torture to extract false confessions linking Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda, the embarrassment of Spain investigating U.S. war crimes while Obama sidesteps the issue and Condi Rice’s comeuppance at Stanford.