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Lawyer Limelight: Lauren Angelilli

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Photo by Laura Barisonzi. Handling the tax side of corporate deals is especially demanding at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where…

FBI Witness in Sept. 11 Case Was Present At Overseas Interrogations of Defendant in 2002

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Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – The FBI collaborated with the CIA in its “black site” interrogations of the Sept. 11 defendants,…

Lawyer Limelight: Elaine Golin

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Many of the best lawyers we’ve written about knew they wanted to be lawyers at an early age, perhaps following…

FBI Involvement in CIA Black Site Interrogations Confirmed by Third Witness

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Photo of the courtroom used for the Sept. 11 case provided by Joint Task Force Guantanamo Public Affairs. Guantanamo Naval…

Lawyer Limelight: Joshua White

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After a bicycling accident landed him in the hospital, Joshua White felt compelled to turn away from his practice as…

Lawyer Limelight: Eric Posner On Joining MoloLamken

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Photo by Michelle Nolan. One can only imagine breakfast in the Posner household: “Son, give some thought to that box…

Suppression Hearing in Sept. 11 Case Ends With Stormy Exchanges Over Trial Date

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Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – The headlines generated last month when Air Force Col. Shane Cohen set a January 2021…

In Sept. 11 Case, One Set of FBI Interrogations Cast in Two Different Lights

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A location inside the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. A Joint Task Force Guantanamo public affairs unit approved this photo taken…

Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers

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We’re proud to publish the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers. This Guide, first published in 2007, presents our curated...

Sept. 11 Case Set for Pivotal Suppression Hearing as Government Declassifies Details of FBI’s Role in CIA Black Sites

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Photo of defense attorney James Connell by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – For the past…

Lawyer Limelight: Nicholas Gravante Jr.

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Photo by Dave Cross. Nicholas Gravante was preparing for a summer party he and his family host each year at…

Lawyer Limelight: Brad Brian

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Photo by Amy Cantrell. Brad Brian had a choice early in life. The star baseball player could join the Baltimore…

Caveat-Laden Trial Date for Sept. 11 Case Emerging on Guantanamo’s Horizon

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Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – Prosecutors and defense teams in the Sept. 11 case haven’t shared much sentiment during the…

Government Previews Defense of CIA Interrogation Program; Lawyers Receive Discovery of ‘Depraved’ Conduct

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The prosecution team led by Brig. Gen. Mark Martins contends that the controversial CIA interrogation program was not “outrageous.” Guantanamo…

Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers

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We’re excited to publish the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers. This Guide, first published in 2007, presents our curated...

Another “Groundhog Day” as Sept. 11 Case Revisits Access to Intelligence Witnesses and Suppression

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Defense lawyer Walter Ruiz. Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – The judge on the Sept. 11 case will eventually determine an issue that…

Sept. 11 Case at Guantanamo Gets Another New Judge, And This One Plans to Stay

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Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba – More than seven years in, the Sept. 11 military commission at Guantanamo Bay has found a judge…

Lawdragon Hall of Fame Limelight: Patrick McGroder

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Photo by Eric Cassee. Patrick McGroder’s grades in law school weren’t the sort that attracted offers from high-end firms. Struggling…

Appellate Lawyer Kannon Shanmugam Discusses Move to Paul Weiss

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Right place, right time. That seems to be the definition of Kannon Shanmugam’s move to head Paul Weiss’ Washington, D.C.,…

Unsung Heroes of the Military Commissions: Supervisory Paralegal John Cox

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Photo by Army Sgt. Jaccob Hearn of Joint Task Force Guantanamo Public Affairs. If you’re looking for a military commissions “lifer,” you’ve…

9/11 Guantanamo Pretrial At Crossroads Over Suppression, New Judge’s Scheduled Departure

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Marine Col. Keith Parrella, scheduled to depart the case in June, heard oral arguments on access to Senate findings and…

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From the Archives 

Guantanamo Bay: A Video Introduction

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About this Lawdragon short documentary “Guantanamo Bay: A Video Introduction” takes viewers inside the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base and Joint Task…

Being There: David Boies’ First 50 Years in Court

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Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser. Artwork by Stephanie Blackman.  It’s Vegas, baby, and the tables are warming up. But first, let’s…

Pretrial of the Century: The Sept. 11 Case at Guantanamo Bay

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This Pentagon-approved sketch by court artist Janet Hamlin from June 2014 shows the perspective from the viewing gallery at the…

Rwanda’s Long Road to Justice

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Mass graves at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center (Photo by John Ryan) Magazine Feature: In the nearly 20 years since the…

Corporate America’s Main Street

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Vice Chancellor Leo Strine of the Delaware Court of Chancery (Photo by Hugh Williams) Richard Posner should have been a…

Apartheid’s Legal Legacy

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu chaired the TRC and later supported prosecutions for non-participants. Photo by Komelau/Dreamstime.com. Magazine Feature: South Africa’s successful…

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