Professor Marjorie Cohn will be appearing at UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall Law School on Thursday and Friday at two different discussions on the subject of torture.
Thursday Oct 14, 2010- 7 p.m.
Forum on Torture and the Law, Torture and Human Rights
Marjorie Cohn (past president National Lawyers Guild, renowned author) Andy Worthington (see Sun 10/10) Shahid Buttar (Bill of Rights Defense Committee) Debra Sweet (National Director, World Can't Wait)
Moderated by Ray McGovern.
Location: Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley Law, Rm 105, 2778 Bancroft Way
Friday Oct 15, 2010 - 7 p.m.
Reckoning with Torture – An Evening of Conscience
With Andy Worthington, Marjorie Cohn, Ray McGovern, Ann Wright, Mimi Kennedy, devorah major, Jeffrey Kaye, Fr. Louis Vitale, Renee Saucedo, Jason Leopold (Truthout), Abdi Soltani, Shahid Buttar, Gretchen Gordon, Pamela Merchant, and Peter Selz.
[NOTE: This powerful script originated by the ACLU and American PEN Center has been produced in New York and Washington, D.C., but never before on the West Coast.]
Students: Free. General public: $10 donation requested. $25 includes reception with readers. To reserve tickets, call 510-333-6097.
Sponsored by the Boalt Alliance to Abolish Torture (BAAT) and the National Lawyers Guild, Boalt Chapter (NLG-Boalt)
Location: Booth Auditorium, UC Berkeley Law, 2778 Bancroft Way (at Piedmont)